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Map of the Ogaden region with Somali inhabited land shaded in red
Map of the Ogaden region with Somali inhabited land shaded in red
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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The Ogaden War, also known as the Ethio-Somali War (Somali: Dagaalkii Xoraynta Soomaali Galbeed, Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ሶማሊያ ጦርነት, romanized: ye’ītiyop’iya somalīya...

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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, romanized: Al-Jabhat...

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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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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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1963 Ogaden Rebellion

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The 1963 Ogaden Rebellion was an uprising and insurgency by the Somali population in the Ogaden region in Ethiopia against attempts at taxation and cultural...

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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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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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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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Somalis in Ethiopia

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Somaliland, Haud and Ogaden with the help of Ethiopian armies. Soon after the restoration of Haile Selassie rule, the Haud and Ogaden region immediately...

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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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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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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 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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Mohammad Ali Samatar

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known for his military tactics in the 1964 Ethiopian–Somali Border War, Ogaden War and 1982 Ethiopian–Somali Border War.[citation needed] Samatar was born...

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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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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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Foreign interventions by Cuba

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the MPLA and in Ethiopia in support of Mengistu Haile Mariam during the Ogaden War. Cuba also intervened militarily in the Arab world including in Yemen...

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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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it to quickly supersede Zeila as the port for southern Ethiopia and the Ogaden. It was renamed the French Territory of the Afars and the Issas in 1967...

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Nuruddin Farah, Ogaden, World-famous Somali novelist Ahmed Rasta, Marehan, singer. nicknamed Boqorka Codka (King of Voice.) Aar Maanta, Ogaden, Somali-British...

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assistance and arms from the USSR, invaded Ethiopia in the Ogaden War, capturing part of the Ogaden region. Ethiopia recovered it after it began receiving...

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Platyceps somalicus

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family Colubridae. It is found in Somalia and Ethiopia. It also known as the Ogaden racer, or Audo racer. Spawls, S. (2021). "Platyceps somalicus". IUCN Red...

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