A Houthi fighter inspects the site of an air strike in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, on November 5, 2017. AFP / Mohammed HUWAIS
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Yemen's national airline said Monday it has canceled all flights to the country's only two functioning airports after the Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels announced the closure of all land, air and sea ports.Iran supports the Houthis but has denied arming them and said it had nothing to do with the missile launches.The missile strike has further stoked tensions between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran, regional rivals who support opposing sides in the wars in Yemen and Syria.Saudi Arabia said it shot down the missile, with fragments landing in an uninhabited area north of the capital.Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, said Iran can't transfer rockets to Yemen and stressed that the missiles were made there.
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