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Bavarian Prime Minister and head of the Christian Social Union Horst Seehofer talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to a meeting of German state leaders to discuss the migrant crisis, in Berlin in this December 3,2015 file picture. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/Files

London- Last week, U.S. media shed light on magazine Al-Majalla follow up of activities and movements of Yahia al-Houti in Germany. U.S. media also highlighted reports in the last two publications of the magazine on Yahia suspicious movements in Germany without even having a valid passport.

After the magazine published its first report, the older brother of the Houthi coup plotter left Berlin to escape judicial prosecution, taking with him more than EUR4 million. This huge amount of money contradicts with the slogans of sufferings and disasters adopted by the Houthi leaders.

American Interest Magazine, widely known in the U.S, published a report that hails Al-Majalla media coverage since it stood out and succeeded to monitor the movements of Yahia al-Houthi, who is accused of terrorism.

Al-Majalla acquired exclusive information from confidential sources affirming that Yahia older brother of Houthi Movement Leader Abdul-Malik al-Houthi left Germany end of July 2016 heading towards Geneva, directly after the magazine disclosed that he entered Berlin in an illegal way and monitored his suspicious movements.

Sources revealed that Yahia al-Houthi sold for EUR4 million his properties; a duplex house consisting of six rooms and a garden and a backyard beside it, a small farm, Mercedes car and the license plate.

The return of Yahia from Yemen to Germany, his activity in Europe and his appearances on German television channels raised several questions about his exceptional condition and acquaintances in Germany. His comeback breaches the law especially that he still holds a temporary German passport.

The Interpol enlisted Yahia on the list of terrorists and internationally wanted in 2007, upon the request of the ousted Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh. Then, Yahia was accused of forming an armed group for the sake of conducting terrorist operations.