Abd Al-Kuri

UAE linked to airstrip on remote Yemeni island


Issue 1167 - 23 Apr 2023 | 2 minute read

Construction work is underway on a 2,400-metre runway on Abd Al-Kuri, the westernmost island in Yemen's Socotra archipelago, according to recent satellite imagery. Local press reports have said the UAE is behind the project, but there has been no official confirmation of its involvement.

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