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Mysterious air base is being built on volcanic island in one of the world's most crucial maritime chokepoints off of Yemen

No country has laid claim to Mayun Island air base in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait

Several sources say the United Arab Emirates has been building the base

UAE were linked to a prior attempt to build a massive runway across the small island

A runway there allows owner to easily launch airstrikes into war torn Yemen

Also a base for any operations into the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden and East Africa

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