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Ogaden
Ogaadeen
أوجادين
Shaded relief map of Ethiopia, cropped and centred on the Ogaden area
Shaded relief map of Ethiopia, cropped and centred on the Ogaden area
Region (non-administrative)Ogaden
Area
 • Total327,068 km2 (126,282 sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeET-SO

Ogaden (pronounced and often spelled Ogadēn; Somali: Ogaadeen, Amharic: ውጋዴን) is one of the historical names given to the modern Somali Region, the territory comprising the eastern portion of Ethiopia formerly part of the Hararghe province. The other two names are the Haud and Reserved area.[1]

  1. ^ "Hawd Plateau | plateau, East Africa". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2021-10-10.

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Ogaden

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Ogaden (pronounced and often spelled Ogadēn; Somali: Ogaadeen, Amharic: ውጋዴን) is one of the historical names given to the modern Somali Region, the territory...

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Ogaden War

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The Ogaden War, or the Ethio-Somali War (Somali: Dagaalkii Xoraynta Soomaali Galbeed, Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ሶማሊያ ጦርነት, romanized: ye’ītiyop’iya somalīya t’orineti)...

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Insurgency in Ogaden

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The Insurgency in Ogaden was an armed conflict that took place from 1994 to 2018. It was fought by separatists, the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF)...

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Ogaden National Liberation Front

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The Ogaden National Liberation Front (abbreviated ONLF, Somali: Jabhadda Wadaniga Xoreynta Ogaadeeniya; Arabic: الجبهة الوطنية لتحرير أوجادين) is a social...

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Somali invasion of Ogaden

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The Somali invasion of Ogaden took place in July 1977 when the Somali Army attacked in two formations. The main force had the aim of seizing Jijiga, Harar...

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Somali Democratic Republic

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July 1977, the Ogaden War against Ethiopia broke out after Barre's government sought to incorporate the predominantly Somali-inhabited Ogaden region into...

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Ethiopian Civil War

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for. On 13 July 1977, the Ogaden War was triggered when the Somali Democratic Republic invaded Ethiopia to annex the Ogaden and former Reserve area, a...

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Mohamed Farrah Aidid

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returned to service in the Somali National Army to take part in the 1977-1978 Ogaden War against Ethiopia. During the war he was promoted to brigadier general...

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Ogaden Basin

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The Ogaden Basin is an area of Huwan that may hold significant reserves of crude oil and natural gas. The basin covers an area of some 350,000 square kilometres...

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Somalis in Ethiopia

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There are historical records that Ethiopia accessed port of Zeila, but not Ogaden included to the subject. In 1884, during the Scramble for Africa, a vast...

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Somali Rebellion

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allegiance from the Soviet Union to the United States and the disastrous 1977-78 Ogaden War. When Barre was injured in an automobile accident on May 23, 1986, rivals...

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Ethiopian National Defense Force

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the largest escalation during the Ogaden War with Somalia, supported by a Soviet airlift: 1977–1978: 17,000 (Ogaden War) 1978: 12,000 1984: 3,000 1989:...

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Battle of the Ogaden

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The Battle of the Ogaden was fought in 1936 in the southern front of the Second Italo-Abyssinian War. The battle consisted of attacks by the Italian forces...

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Siad Barre

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Socialist Party became Somalia's vanguard party in 1976, and Barre started the Ogaden War against Ethiopia on a platform of Somali nationalism and pan-Somalism...

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Ogaden Anbassa

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Ogaden Anbassa is an Ethiopian football club based in Harar. They are a member of the Ethiopian Football Federation national league. In 1978 the team has...

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Hemidactylus tropidolepis

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Hemidactylus tropidolepis, also known as Mocquard's leaf-toed gecko or Ogaden gecko, is a species of gecko. It is found in eastern Africa (Ethiopia, Somalia...

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1992 famine in Somalia

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in the Ogaden Basin, a border region under Ethiopian control but largely populated by ethnic Somalis. As the campaign evolved into the Ogaden War in 1977...

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Caribbean

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armies managed to stop the South African advance by 26 November. During the Ogaden War (1977–78) in which Somalia attempted to invade an Ethiopia affected...

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Darod

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is dominated by the Harti subclan of Darood. In addition, the Marehan, Ogaden, Jidwaaq, and Harti Darod members are also settled further down south in...

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Crimean War

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Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia Sino-Soviet border conflict Vietnam War Ogaden War South African Border War Soviet–Afghan War First Nagorno-Karabakh War...

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Western Somali Liberation Front

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played a major role in the Ogaden War of 1977-78 assisting the invading Somali Army. Somali guerrilla activity in the Ogaden and in the Haud area east...

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Abdullahi Ahmed Irro

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mandated in 1977 with formulating a national strategy in preparation for the Ogaden campaign in Ethiopia. This was part of a broader effort to unite all of...

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Russian Armed Forces

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Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia Sino-Soviet border conflict Vietnam War Ogaden War South African Border War Soviet–Afghan War First Nagorno-Karabakh War...

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Abdullah Mohamed Fadil

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President Barre to select top Frunze graduates to lead the campaign in Ogaden against Ethiopia to liberate Somali territories and restore the greater...

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Korean War

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Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia Sino-Soviet border conflict Vietnam War Ogaden War South African Border War Soviet–Afghan War First Nagorno-Karabakh War...

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ZPEB

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in 2007 in the volatile, predominantly Somali Ogaden region of Ethiopia in 2007. At the time the Ogaden National Liberation Front waged an insurgency...

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War on terror

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Benishangul-Gumuz conflict Oromo–Somali clashes Tigray War Insurgency in Ogaden Second Afar insurgency Eritrean–Ethiopian War (1998–2000) Eritrean–Ethiopian...

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Foreign interventions by Cuba

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played a major part in the expulsion of Somali regulars from the Ogaden. After the Ogaden War, Ethiopian leader Mengistu repeatedly requested aid by Cuban...

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Mohammad Ali Samatar

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key figure in Somali politics throughout the 1970s and 1980s. During the Ogaden campaign of the late 1970s, he led all SNA units and their Western Somali...

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Conflicts in the Horn of Africa

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the Red Sea Second Afar insurgency (1995–2018) Insurgency in Ogaden (1995–2018) Ogaden conflict (2007), between Ethiopia and the ONLF Eritrean–Ethiopian...

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Italian East Africa

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Administration in Eritrea Military Administration in Somalia Military Administration in Ethiopia Military Administration in Ogaden British Somaliland...

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Cold War

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Somalia and Ethiopia over the Ogaden region resulted in the Ogaden War. Around June 1977, Somali troops occupied the Ogaden and began advancing inland towards...

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Somali Air Force

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[page needed] In July 1977, the Ogaden War broke out after Barre's government sought to incorporate the predominantly Somali-inhabited Ogaden region in Ethiopia into...

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Beta Israel

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1941–1974 Federation with Eritrea 1952–1962 Eritrean Independence War 1961–1991 Ogaden War 1977–1978 Ethiopian Civil War 1974–1991 Eritrean–Ethiopian War 1998–2000...

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Ethiopian Empire

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1941–1974 Federation with Eritrea 1952–1962 Eritrean Independence War 1961–1991 Ogaden War 1977–1978 Ethiopian Civil War 1974–1991 Eritrean–Ethiopian War 1998–2000...

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Ethiopian horses

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Oromia.: 11  The Somali, Ogaden or Wilwal is a well-conformed breed from the Somali Region of Ethiopia (the traditional Ogaden), and is concentrated in...

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Aulihan

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Cawlyan) are a Somali clan, a division of the larger and the bravest of peopleOgaden clan, living on both sides of the Kenya - Somalia border. There are majorities...

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Somalia

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administration's overall direction was essentially communist. In July 1977, the Ogaden War broke out after Barre's government used a plea for national unity to...

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