Native name: درسة
Photograph by NASA astronauts
|Area||5.412 square km|
Darsah (Arabic: درسة) is an uninhabited island in the Guardafui Channel. It is part of the Socotra Archipelago of Yemen. Darsah and neighboring Samhah (17 km (11 mi) to the west) are collectively known as "Al Akhawain" (Arabic: الأخوين) which means "The Brothers". There is a dispute between Yemen and Somalia's government over the island's sovereignty.
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- "Yemen officials say Emiratis boost forces on Socotra island". The Washington Post.
- "SOCOTRA: HOW A STRATEGIC ISLAND BECAME PART OF A GULF POWER STRUGGLE". Jerusalem Post.