The best of Yemen's honey, known as "Sidr," comes from the Hadramawt region in the southeast, which has been gripped by unrest for years.

In this Tuesday, August 22, 2017 photo, honey bees sit on a honeycomb of a beehive at a bee farm in the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen.
In this Tuesday, August 22, 2017 photo, honey bees sit on a honeycomb of a beehive at a bee farm in the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen. (AP)

Yemen has long been known for producing some of the best honey in the world.

But Yemen's ruinous civil war has taken its toll on one of the impoverished country's prized exports – its coveted honey.

Thick, rich and as dense as liquid gold, Yemen's honey has traditionally been sought after in the oil-rich Gulf, where it is seen as a delicious and natural way to boost one's immune system.

TRT World's Arabella Munro has the story.

Source: TRTWorld and agencies