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Sanaag (Warsangeli-Land) and Sool (Dulbahante-Land) Regions do not belong to the self-proclaimed Somaliland State.

 

History of the Warsangeli Sultanate

Early history traces the development of the Somali people to an Arab Sultanate which was founded in the seventh century A.D. by Koreishite immigrants from Yemen. During the 10th and 11th centuries Portuguese traders landed in present Somali territory and ruled several coastal towns. The Sultan of Zanzibar subsequently took control of these towns and their surrounding territory.

Sultanate of Mohamoud Ali Shire

In the late Nineteenth Century, an influential Sultan and Akil (tribal chief) emerged and ruled the Northern part of Somalia, an area stretching as far west to Burco from Las Khorey and historically known as Maakhir(Makhir coast and Makhar). One of the most respected heroes among Warsangali Sultanates was Mohamoud Ali Shire. Akil Dhahar of Warsangali, ruled south of Sanaag and some portions of the Bari region....

Northern Somali sultanates

Northern Somali Sultanates: Two prominent sultanates ruled North of Somalia once, an area stretching as far west to Burco from Las Khorey. One of the most respected heroes among Warsangeli sultanates was Mohamoud Ali Shire. The other Sultan of Warsangeli, Sultan Dhahar ruled South of Sanag and some parts of Bari region. Both were valiant, aristocratic in nature and had incredible leadership. Sultan Dhahar fought against the Abyssinians and uprooted Christian communities in Galgala town who had churches and temples that are still present as monumental. In honor of his accomplishments (Sultan Dhahar), his name bears not ephemerally but eternally on the great valley and mountains of the city known as “Dhahar”.

SANAAG

Sanaag (Somali: Sanaag; Arabic: سناغ‎ Sanāgh) is a region (gobol) in northern Somalia. Sanaag is claimed by the two self-proclaimed but internationally-unrecognized states of Somaliland and Puntland. It was the largest region of formerly British Somaliland protectorate. Its capital city is Ceerigaabo (Erigavo)....

Decentralized Governance in Somaliland: Observations from the WSP Perspective

Matt Bryden, WSP/Somaliland Centre for Peace and Development - Paper for Presentation at the Second Reconstruction Strategies Conference Hargeysa, Somaliland (21-25 July 2000) On May 18, 2000, Somaliland celebrated the 9th anniversary of its independence from Somalia and, indeed, the people of Somaliland have much to celebrate: in contrast with much of southern Somalia, Somaliland has established a stable peace, a functional administration, a reasonably representative government, and a climate for economic growth. Tens of thousands of mines and unexploded munitions have been cleared; the majority of destroyed dwellings has been rebuilt, together with much of the national infrastructure; and over a quarter of a million refugees have returned home. The burden of this effort has been borne – proudly and cheerfully – by the people of Somaliland, with only negligible amounts of international assistance....

A Common Word between Us and You

In obedience to the Holy Qur’an, we as Muslims invite Christians to come together with us on the basis of what is common to us, which is also what is most essential to our faith and practice: the Two Commandments of love....

HORN OF AFRIKA

The Horn of Africa was already a renowned biological hotspot 5,000 years ago, when the ancient Egyptians sent expeditions to the “Land of Punt” to bring back unique natural commodities, such as frankincense and myrrh. During the times of the ancient Greek and Romans these products were brought to Europe by caravans along the incense route through the Arabian deserts. Even the isolated island of Socotra, with its famous cinnabar (dragon's blood) and Aloe, was part of this trading system more than 2,000 years ago....

UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION of GREATER BOSTON - TOPIC: SOMALIA

INTRODUCTION - Somalia is a nation located on the east coast of Africa. This small African state, slightly smaller than Texas(1), is home to one of the world’s most pressing issues. For many years, fighting between warlords, neighbors, family clans, and foreign forces has killed over 400,000 people by some estimates, and created nearly half a million refugees.(2) The international community seeks serious and long-term solutions to Somalia’s internal conflicts in order to prevent wider scale conflict from erupting in the region....

Reunification of the Somali People

Jack L. Davies, Appendix 4: The Somali Ethnic Group and Clan System - Table of Contents: Ethnic Origins of the Somali People ; Founding the Somali Ethnic Group ; The Clan Structure of the Somali People ....

WARSANGELILAND NATURE

 

 

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