Does UAE seek to colonize Yemen’s Socotra island?; Blog Factory

Residents of Yemen’s strategic Socotra Island have staged a protest to vent their outrage at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for deploying military forces there. The demonstrators took to the …

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Revealed: Houthi rebels looting and destroying Yemen’s culture; Mina Aldroubi; The National

Yemen’s rich historical sites being erased, the country’s Ministry of Culture says…

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Many calls but little action to stop cultural destruction in Yemen; Mohammed Yahya Gahlan; Al Monitor

Smuggled Yemeni antiquities continue to find customers in the West, despite international outcry to stop the looting and destruction in Yemen.

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Houthis condemned for pillaging historic Yemeni library; The National

The Iran-backed rebels have been stealing manuscripts and historical books, cultural body say…

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IESCO Condemns Houthi Pillaging of Yemen’s Historic Zabid Library; Al Awsat

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (IESCO) condemned Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen for stealing manuscripts, historical and scientific books and artifacts from the historic library of Zabid. The stolen items were valuable…

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ISESCO condemns Houthi looting of artifacts from Zabid; Arab News

DUBAI: The Islamic Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization condemned Sunday the Houthis’ theft of manuscripts, historical and scientific books and artifacts from the library of a fortress in…

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Island dubbed ‘most alien-looking place in the world’ but you won’t visit soon; Julie Delahaye; Mirror

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How the Yemeni island of Socotra is forging its own future; Rupert Hawksley; The National

Abu Dhabi-based author Nathalie Peutz explains how the Yemeni territory is a thriving community taking control of its heritage and destiny…

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5 Unusual Adventures for 2019; Ave; Home Life Abroad

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It May Look Like An Alien Planet, But This Incredible Island Is On…; Abbie Marshall; Gent Side

Our planet is full of surprises. Here’s one more. Socotra Island in the Indian Ocean is one of a kind.…

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