Yemen: Saudi coalition conducts airstrikes on Sanaa airport
21 December 2021 | 2:50 pm
Civilians and UN agencies were asked to leave the airport, which is controlled by the Iran-backed Houthi movement. It's still unclear whether the strikes caused any damage or casualties.
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