Yemeni separatists seize island of Socotra from Saudi-backed government

News: Yemen separatists have seized control of Socotra Island deposing its governor and driving out forces of the Saudi-backed government. Facts: Socotra Island: It is part of the North Indian Ocean located between the Guardafui Channel and the Arabian Sea. The island is officially part of Yemen and sits at the mouth of the Gulf… Continue reading Yemeni separatists seize island of Socotra from Saudi-backed government

Aden – Yemen’s Port City

News:The Southern Transitional Council(STC),a separatist group in Yemen has declared self rule in the Port city of Aden and other southern provinces. Facts: Aden is situated along the north coast of the Gulf of Aden and lies on a peninsula enclosing the eastern side of Al-Tawāhī Harbour. In 2015, it was declared as the temporary… Continue reading Aden – Yemen’s Port City