Sana’a Airport closed as humanitarian groups want to bring aid to Yemen


November 9, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

SANA’A, Yemen – The total shutdown of the Sana’a International Airport has hindered the arrival of United Nations aircraft’s, airport’s Director General Khalid Al-Shayef said in Sana’a, Yemen’s capital, on Wednesday.

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 In addition to the United Nations aircraft’s, humanitarian aid and Red Cross personnel were also not able to arrive.

The airport’s full closure came following an announcement by the Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi resistance fighters to close all land, air and sea ports after a ballistic missile was intercepted from Yemen being fired at an international airport near the Saudi capital of Riyadh. 

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