According to the Foreign Office ‘Yemen remains very tense and unstable, and the security situation throughout the country is dangerous and in some areas it is unclear which faction has control. In addition to ongoing fighting, there’s a threat of terrorist attacks, kidnap and unlawful detention against foreigners from terrorist groups, local militia, armed tribesmen and criminal groups that have the intent and capability to carry out such acts.’
What are we missing? Socotra Island, known as the ‘Jewel of Arabia’ is famous for its distinct flora and fauna: 37 per cent of its plant species and 90 per cent of its reptiles, are found nowhere else. Several ancient texts believe Socotra is the original location of the Garden of Eden.