Isolated Socotra Island is 150 miles (240 km) east of the Somalia and 250 miles (380 km) south of Yemen.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates says it sent military recruits for training on a Yemeni island where its troops have been stationed.
UAE’s state-run WAM news agency on Monday night described the training on Socotra Island as “intensive,” saying it included battle skills, weapons training and first aid.
From CIW NEWS Contributor
Socotra Island, Soqatra Governorate, Yemen
Yemen (YE) is estimated to have a population of 27.5 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 2.6% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 3.8 million.