Rebels target northern city with a ballistic missile, killing two government soldiers and three civilians, a local medic says.
Web monitor NetBlocks said connectivity collapsed after a series of deadly airstrikes severely limiting independent media and human rights monitoring efforts.
Saudi-led coalition said it had begun air strikes against strongholds and camps in Sanaa belonging to the Iran-aligned Houthi group, Saudi state media said.
UN urges Yemen's Houthis to release staff members
The two staff members of UNESCO and UN Human Rights were detained early in November in Sanaa.
The Houthi movement said earlier this month that the capital's airport had been put out of operation after air strikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen.
Sanaa's top race horses battle starvation as animal feed grows increasingly scarce due to seven years of war.
Riyadh-led military alliance says its air strikes hit "legitimate" Houthi military sites in densely populated capital.
Coalition operations took place in Sirwah to the east of Marib city and Al Bayda province to the south.
Dhia al-Haq al-Ahdal, prominent leader of Al-Islah Party in city of Taiz was shot dead by gunmen on a motorbike, no claim of responsibility.
More than 156 Houthi rebels were killed and eight military vehicles were destroyed in an operation in Abdiya, south of Marib, says the Saudi-led coalition fighting the militants in Yemen.
The intensified fighting for the northern city leaves at least 50 Houthi rebels and Yemeni pro-government troops dead. The continuing clashes have reportedly claimed around 400 lives in September.
World Food Program is running out of money again and without new funding reductions will be made in rations for 3.2 million people in October and for 5 million by December, warns WFP chief David Beasley.
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