Saudi halts flights at airports near Yemen …

NNA – Saudi Arabia halted flights at seven airports near the Yemeni border on Thursday, as it launched air strikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, Agence France Presse reported.

“The General Authority of Civil Aviation of Saudi Arabia announced a temporary suspension of international and domestic flights to and from airports in the south of the kingdom,” from dawn on Thursday, the civil aviation department said in a statement.–AFP