US to give `logistical, intelligence` support to Yemen offensive: White House

 The United States is coordinating closely with Saudi Arabia and Arab allies in the military action against Huthi rebels in Yemen, the White House said Wednesday.

AFP| Updated: Mar 26, 2015, 07:49 AM IST

Washington: The United States is coordinating closely with Saudi Arabia and Arab allies in the military action against Huthi rebels in Yemen, the White House said Wednesday.

"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.