Saudi air strikes hit key Yemen rebel positions: Military sources

 Saudi air strikes hit key Shiite rebel positions in Yemen on Thursday as a regional coalition launched an operation to help the country`s embattled president, military sources said.

AFP| Updated: Mar 26, 2015, 07:39 AM IST

Sanaa: Saudi air strikes hit key Shiite rebel positions in Yemen on Thursday as a regional coalition launched an operation to help the country`s embattled president, military sources said.

The raids targeted al-Daylami airbase and the adjacent international airport in north Sanaa, as well as the presidential complex seized in January by the rebels, the sources said.