US to give 'logistical, intelligence' support in Yemen

Fighters from local tribes, Popular Resistance Committees and supporters of the southern Yemeni separatist movement, who oppose the Shiite-Huthi movement, stand on a tank at the Al-Anad airbase, north of Aden, on March 24, 2015The United States is coordinating closely with Saudi Arabia and regional allies in the military action against Huthi rebels in Yemen, including providing intelligence and logistical support, the White House said. “President Obama has authorized the provision of logistical and intelligence support to GCC-led military operations,” National Security Council spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan said in a statement, referring to the Gulf Cooperation Council.

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