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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
 • Total327,068 km2 (126,282 sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeET-SO

Ogaden (pronounced and often spelled Ogadēn; Somali: Ogaadeen, Amharic: ውጋዴ/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]

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

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Ogaden War

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‹See Tfd› The Ogaden War, or the Ethio-Somali War (Somali: Dagaalkii Xoraynta Soomaali Galbeed, Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ሶማሊያ ጦርነት, romanized: ye’ītiyop’iya somalīya...

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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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Aulihan (Somali: Cawlyahan; Cawlyan) are a Somali clan, a division of the Ogaden clan, living on both sides of the Kenya - Somalia border. The majorities...

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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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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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Ali Dhuh

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initiated after the Habar Yoonis conquest of the Ogaden, in which they uprooted the native Ogadens and took in to possession huge swathes of land and...

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Farah Garad

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Hagar (Bah Ogaden) Addaad Hagar (Bah Ogaden) Warsame Hagar (Bah Ogaden) Elmi Hagar (Bah Ogaden) Amir Hagar (Bah Ogaden) Gulled Hagar (Bah Ogaden) Ayaar Hagar...

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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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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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Harti clan and thereafter the Darod clan. Its members inhabit the eastern Ogaden region of Ethiopia and are primarily found in and around the Wardher Region...

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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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