Gulf of Aden

  • Recently, European Union naval forces arrested six suspected pirates after they allegedly opened fire on an oil tanker traveling through the Gulf of Aden.
  • Gulf of Aden is an extension of the Indian Ocean, located between the Arabian Peninsula and the African continent.
  • It connects the Red Sea to the Arabian Sea and ultimately the Indian Ocean.
  • The gulf is named after “Aden,” a port city on Yemen’s coast.
  • It is bounded to the south by Somalia and the Socotra Islands (part of Yemen), north by Yemen, east by the Arabian Sea, and west by Djibouti.
  • The gulf is connected to the Somali Sea ....
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