Saudi-led coalition ends military operation in Yemen

Reuters News
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Posted: Apr 21, 2015 2:21 PM

DUBAI (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition bombing Yemen announced on Tuesday the end to a military operation that pounded the Iran-allied Houthi rebels for more than three weeks, a statement read on Saudi-owned Arabiya TV said.

The alliance had achieved its military goals in Yemen through the campaign dubbed "Storm of Resolve" and will now begin a new operation called "Restoring Hope," it said.

The mission, the statement said, would focus on security at home and counter-terrorism, aid and a political solution in Yemen.

(Reporting By Noah Browning and Mostafa Hashem; Editing by Janet Lawrence)