Saudi-led raids on Yemen rebels `successful`: Coalition

 The first wave of Saudi-led air raids against Shiite rebels in Yemen was "successful", the coalition said Thursday, vowing to press on with the intervention until unspecified goals are reached.

AFP| Last Updated: Mar 27, 2015, 00:58 AM IST

Riyadh: The first wave of Saudi-led air raids against Shiite rebels in Yemen was "successful", the coalition said Thursday, vowing to press on with the intervention until unspecified goals are reached.

Speaking to reporters in the Saudi capital, spokesman Ahmed Assiri also said that there were no immediate plans for a ground offensive but that the coalition would not allow any supplies to reach the rebels.