Yemen: Saudi-led coalition strikes capital after Aden attacks
01 January 2021 | 11:00 am
The warplanes struck targets in Sanaa a day after explosions and gunfire hit an airport in the southern port city of Aden. The Saudi-led coalition blamed the attack on Iran-aligned rebels.
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