Rabbi Cohen did not compare Bayit Yehudi supporters to Amalek. He only mentioned that those who were "kippot serguot", knitted yarmulkes, are Amalek. That Aryeh Deri supports him is telling.
Aden hotel used by Yemen goverment hit by grenade (Reuters)
from the article: As Rabbi Ovadia Yosef fights for his life, a battle to succeed him