Burao

BurcoBuro
Burao (var. Bur'o ) (Burco, برعو) is the largest city in the Togdheer, Somaliland, and also serves as the capital of Togdheer region.wikipedia
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Isaaq

Habar JecloArapSheikh Isaaq Bin Ahmed Al Hashimi
In the end of late August of that year the Dervish leaders and their clan followers assembled at Burao, Mohammed Abdullah Hassan with his followers from the Dhulbahante, the various Habar Jeclo sub clans with their principle headman Haji Sudi, and Sultan Nur Ahmed Aman with his followers from the Habr Yunis clan, declared open hostility.
The populations of five major cities in Somaliland – Hargeisa, Burao, Berbera, Erigavo and Gabiley – are predominantly Isaaq.

Garhajis

Habar YoonisHabr YunisEidagale
In the end of late August of that year the Dervish leaders and their clan followers assembled at Burao, Mohammed Abdullah Hassan with his followers from the Dhulbahante, the various Habar Jeclo sub clans with their principle headman Haji Sudi, and Sultan Nur Ahmed Aman with his followers from the Habr Yunis clan, declared open hostility. In the 19th century Burao was an important watering place controlled by the Habr Yunis clan.
Explorer Frank Linsly James, a guest of Sultan Awad (Cawad) Diiriye Sugulleh during his visit to Somaliland in 1884, described a performance he witnessed by Habr Yunis Horsemen at Burao's Togdheer River.

Togdheer

Togdheer RegionTogdheer Region, Somalia
Bur'o ) (Burco, برعو) is the largest city in the Togdheer, Somaliland, and also serves as the capital of Togdheer region.
With its capital at Burao (Burco), the region's name is derived from the Togdheer River, which means "Long River" in Somali.

Mohammed Abdullah Hassan

Mad MullahSayyid Mohammed Abdullah HassanMuhammad Abdullah Hassan
In the end of late August of that year the Dervish leaders and their clan followers assembled at Burao, Mohammed Abdullah Hassan with his followers from the Dhulbahante, the various Habar Jeclo sub clans with their principle headman Haji Sudi, and Sultan Nur Ahmed Aman with his followers from the Habr Yunis clan, declared open hostility.
Accordingly, British Lt. Col. Eric John Eagles Swayne assembled a force of 1,500 Somali soldiers led by 21 European officers and started from Burco on 22 May 1901, while an Ethiopian army of 15,000 soldiers started from Harar to join the British forces intent on crushing the 20,000 Dervish fighters (of whom 40 percent were cavalry).

Togdheer River

Tog DheerTogdheer
Explorer Frank Linsly James, a guest of Sultan Awad Diiriye during his visit to Somaliland in 1884, describes a performance he witnessed by Habr Yunis Horsemen at Burao's Togdheer River.
The Togdheer River rises in the foothills of the Golis Mountains, flows south through the city of Burao, and vanishes into the eastern plains of the Togdheer region and the northern part of Sool.

Somaliland Camel Corps

Camel CorpsCamel ConstabularySomali Camel Corps
After the killing of Gibb all Europeans entered the Burao fort, which at the time was occupied by the Native Somali B Company of the Somaliland Camel Corps.

Burao Airport

Air transportation needs are served by the Burao Airport, which offers flights via Daallo Airlines to Hargeisa and other cities in the Horn of Africa, as well as international locations such as Addis Ababa and San'a.
Burao Airport is an airport in Burao, Somaliland.

Hadrawi

HadraawiMohamed Ibrahim Warsame 'HadrawiMohamed Ibrahim Warsame
Hadrawi was born in Burco, situated in the Togdheer region of Somaliland.

Abdirahman Ahmed Ali Tuur

Abdurahman Ahmed Ali Tur
Tuur was born in 1931 in Burao, then a part of the British Somaliland protectorate.

Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud

Ahmed Mahamoud SilanyoAhmed M. Mahamoud SilanyoAhmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo
Mohamoud was born in 1936 in the mideastern town of Burco, situated in what was then the former British Somaliland protectorate.

Dul Madoba

Battle of Dul Madoba
* Dul Madoba
Dul Madoba (Dul Madooba) is a hill ridge 40 km southeast of Burao in Somaliland.

Somaliland

RegionRepublic of SomalilandDistrict
Along with the deaths, Barre regime bombarded and razed the second and third largest cities in Somalia, Hargeisa and Burao respectively.

Hargeisa

HargeysaHargaysa
Air transportation needs are served by the Burao Airport, which offers flights via Daallo Airlines to Hargeisa and other cities in the Horn of Africa, as well as international locations such as Addis Ababa and San'a.
Intercity bus services are also available, which connect Hargeisa to other major northern Somali cities and towns, including Burao, Berbera and Borama.

Frank Linsly James

FrankFrank LinslyF.L. James
Explorer Frank Linsly James, a guest of Sultan Awad Diiriye during his visit to Somaliland in 1884, describes a performance he witnessed by Habr Yunis Horsemen at Burao's Togdheer River.

Dhulbahante

BaharsameDulbahante
In the end of late August of that year the Dervish leaders and their clan followers assembled at Burao, Mohammed Abdullah Hassan with his followers from the Dhulbahante, the various Habar Jeclo sub clans with their principle headman Haji Sudi, and Sultan Nur Ahmed Aman with his followers from the Habr Yunis clan, declared open hostility.

Haji Sudi

In the end of late August of that year the Dervish leaders and their clan followers assembled at Burao, Mohammed Abdullah Hassan with his followers from the Dhulbahante, the various Habar Jeclo sub clans with their principle headman Haji Sudi, and Sultan Nur Ahmed Aman with his followers from the Habr Yunis clan, declared open hostility.

Nur Ahmed Aman

Sultan Nur Ahmed AmanSultan NurSultan Nur Aman
In the end of late August of that year the Dervish leaders and their clan followers assembled at Burao, Mohammed Abdullah Hassan with his followers from the Dhulbahante, the various Habar Jeclo sub clans with their principle headman Haji Sudi, and Sultan Nur Ahmed Aman with his followers from the Habr Yunis clan, declared open hostility.

Secretary of State for the Colonies

Colonial SecretaryColonial OfficeBritish Secretary of State for the Colonies
The British as retaliation burnt down Burao and requested from Sir Winston Churchill, then Secretary of State for the Colonies, to send troops from Aden and Airplane bombers in order to bomb the wells and livestock of the Rer Ainanshe clans and quell any further rebellion.

Aden

Aden, YemenLittle AdenPort of Aden
The British as retaliation burnt down Burao and requested from Sir Winston Churchill, then Secretary of State for the Colonies, to send troops from Aden and Airplane bombers in order to bomb the wells and livestock of the Rer Ainanshe clans and quell any further rebellion.

Sepoy

sepoysSep.سپاهی
The Indian Sepoys having been sent back to the sub-continent forced the Government to rely on the Somali B company, but when ordered to open fire on the hostile Habr Yunis tribesmen, they declined.

Yao people (East Africa)

YaoYao peoplewaYao
B company was eventually disbanded and replaced with the more obedient Yao Askaris from the 1st King's African Rifles.

King's African Rifles

Kings African RiflesThe King's African Rifles18th Battalion of the King's African Rifles
B company was eventually disbanded and replaced with the more obedient Yao Askaris from the 1st King's African Rifles.

British Somaliland

SomalilandSomaliland ProtectorateBritish Somaliland Protectorate
Captain Gibb was among the most respected and valued British Officers in British Somaliland, he fought during the Dervish wars and operated a Maxim Gun, and was credited with capturing Taleh fort in 1920.

Maxim gun

Maxim machine gunMaximMaxim machine guns
Captain Gibb was among the most respected and valued British Officers in British Somaliland, he fought during the Dervish wars and operated a Maxim Gun, and was credited with capturing Taleh fort in 1920.