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Fictions about Socotra followed by provocative analytics
Fictions about Socotra followed by provocative analytics

Socotra, оne of the most beautiful, peaceful and quiet places on the planet is drawn into the dirty information war. In early July, Reuter's has startled the world by the terrible "news": "Yemeni island of Socotra is converted into "a pirates re-fueling hub". Facts, of course, was not given...

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Socotra as a refuge for pirates
Socotra as a refuge for pirates

Socotra was a refuge for pirates for centuries.

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Chronology of Socotra
Chronology of Socotra

The Socotrans have never mastered the written language. That is why they were unable to document and keep a chronicle of their history. Since ancient times it has been only their native nonliterate language the Socotran people used for communication. Therefore, the real history of this Archipelago is still little-known.

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    The north-western part of Socotra is planned for construction of a new sea port. The field research works are about to be completed.
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