En av Jemens best kjente journalister, Abdel Karim al-Khaiwani, ble skutt ned av ukjente menn foran sitt hjem onsdag.
Ifølge al-Jazeera sto han Houthi-militsen nær.
The son al-Khewani, who is also a respected writer, said a pair of armed men riding on a motorbike opened fire and gunned down his father as he came out of his home on Wednesday morning.
Mohammed al-Khewani said the attackers left his father in a pool of blood and sped away. The elder al-Khewani was transferred to hospital but died of his wounds there.