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Saudi Arabia and UAE consolidating strategic positions in Yemen’s al-Mahrah province, Mayun and Socotra islands

[Brookings] “As the peace process has stalled between the Zaydi Shia Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, Saudi…

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UAE is building airbase on Yemen’s strategic Mayyun Island it illegally occupies

[The Guardian] “A mysterious airbase is being built on a volcanic island off Yemen that sits in one of the world’s crucial…

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Israel and the UAE said to establish an Intel Gathering Hub on Yemen’s Socotra Islands

[MintPress News] “Issa Salem Bin Yaqoot al-Soctari, the head of indigenous tribes on the island, said in a statement recently that the…

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UAE-backed separatists seize Yemen’s Socotra island from Saudi-backed government

[REUTERS] UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) “Southern separatists have seized control of Yemen’s island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea, deposing its…

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Yemen government accuses UAE of landing separatists on Socotra island

[REUTERS] “The Yemeni government has accused the United Arab Emirates of landing around 100 separatist troops on a remote island…