http://www.perspectivesmed.ma/debarquement-emirati-a-socotra-a-quoi-joue-abou-dhabi/

Elements of the UAE forces, supported by armored vehicles, have taken control of the airport of the main island of the Socotra archipelago. Providing a strategic position for the control of the sea lanes at the entrance of the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean, this archipelago is, for fifteen years, the center of the attempts of influence of the regional powers. (…)