Dhulbahante

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The Dhulbahante (Dhulbahante, دلبةنتئ) is a Somali clan family, part of the Harti clan which itself belongs to the largest Somali clan-family — the Darod.wikipedia
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The Dhulbahante (Dhulbahante, دلبةنتئ) is a Somali clan family, part of the Harti clan which itself belongs to the largest Somali clan-family — the Darod.
The major sub-clans of the Harti are the Dhulbahante, Majeerteen, Warsangali and Dishiishe, other minor Harti sub-clans are the Kaskiqabe, Geesaguule and Liibaangashe.

Somalia

SomaliFederal Republic of SomaliaSOM
In Somalia, the Dhulbahante primarily settle in the three northern regions of Sool, Sanaag, and Togdheer, but they also have a significant presences in Jubaland, particularly in the city of Kismayo.
They were assisted by Somali forces led by Abdulahi Hassan with Somalis of the Isaaq, Dhulbahante, and Warsangali clans prominently participating.

Dervish movement (Somali)

Dervish StateDervish movementDervish
The clan is known for its armed resistance against the British Empire and the historic role it assumed in support of the Dervish Movement which waged a bloody war against colonial powers from 1899 to 1920.
Nevertheless, Dervish fighters mostly hailed from the Dhulbahante clan and to a lesser extent from the Ogaden clan.

2010 Ayn clashes

Ayn clashesclashesKalshale Conflict
In the Kalshale Conflict, Somaliland forces and SSC militia clashed in the Ayn region in 2011, whilst more clashes were reported to have occurred in 2012.
The 2010 Ayn clashes saw Ethiopian and Somaliland forces engage Dulbahante clan militia in Puntland's Ayn region in a bid to reconquer the region ahead of the Somaliland presidential election, 2010.

Sanaag

Maakhir CoastSanaag RegionDaratoleh
In Somalia, the Dhulbahante primarily settle in the three northern regions of Sool, Sanaag, and Togdheer, but they also have a significant presences in Jubaland, particularly in the city of Kismayo. In the Sanaag region the clan is only present in the Erigavo district along with the Habr Yonis clan, whilst well represented in the regional capital of Erigavo.
The region is mainly inhabited by people from the Somali ethnic group, principally the Habar Yoonis and Habar Jeclo sub-clans of the Isaaq and the Dhulbahante and Warsangali sub-divisions of the Harti Darod.

Werder (woreda)

Werder
In Ethiopia, they settle in the Dollo Zone specifically in the woredas of Boh, Danot and Werder.
Ogaden, Dhulbahante, Majeerteen and Habar Yoonis pastoralists watered from these wells.

Togdheer

Togdheer RegionTogdheer Region, Somalia
In Somalia, the Dhulbahante primarily settle in the three northern regions of Sool, Sanaag, and Togdheer, but they also have a significant presences in Jubaland, particularly in the city of Kismayo. Similarly in Togdheer, the clan solely lives in the district of Buuhoodle.
The Dhulbahante of the Harti, Darod clan is also well represented in the Buuhoodle district.

Demographics of Somalia

Somali clansSomaliclan
Issa-Salwe says news of the assassination stunned the Somali clans, consequently Hassan was only left with his maternal clan, the Ali Geri of the Dhulbahante.
Thus, for example, a recent study observed that in 89 marriages contracted by men of the Dhulbahante clan, 55 (62%) were with women of Dhulbahante sub-clans other than those of their husbands; 30 (33.7%) were with women of surrounding clans of other clan families (Isaaq, 28; Gedabursi, 3); and 3 (4.3%) were with women of other clans of the Darod clan family (Marehan 2, Ogaden 1).

Danot (woreda)

Danot
In Ethiopia, they settle in the Dollo Zone specifically in the woredas of Boh, Danot and Werder.
Danot Exclussively inhabited ibrahim of (sub-clan) of Ogaden, and Baharsame of (sub-clan) of Dhulbahante, which in the bushy grazing area, where there had been numerous conflicts over control of territory.

Somaliland

RegionRepublic of SomalilandDistrict
In the Kalshale Conflict, Somaliland forces and SSC militia clashed in the Ayn region in 2011, whilst more clashes were reported to have occurred in 2012. Politically, all of the clan chiefs are anti-Somaliland except Garad Jama Garad Ismail who is tolerant of the presences of the Somaliland forces in Dhulbahante territory. Although the Dhulbahante community was split over the 2007 conflict, with some aligning with Somaliland and its troops in the area of Las Anod, in the Bo'ame Declaration of 2007 all Dhulbahante clan chiefs rejected Somaliland's secessionist agenda and demanded the withdrawal of its militia from the clans traditional territory.
Eastern Sool region's residents mainly hail from the Dhulbahante, a subdivision of the Harti confederation of Darod sub-clans, and are concentrated at Las Anod.

Boh (woreda)

Boh
In Ethiopia, they settle in the Dollo Zone specifically in the woredas of Boh, Danot and Werder.
This woreda is primarily inhabited by the Omar Mohamud, Majeerteen and Baharsame, Dhulbahante both, sub-clan of the Harti [[Darod|Darood clan.

Jama Garad Ali

The most senior Garaad of these traditional leaders is Garad Jama Garad Ali who succeeded his uncle Garad Abdiqani Garad Jama.
* Dhulbahante

Erigavo

CeerigaaboErigaboEirgavo
In the Sanaag region the clan is only present in the Erigavo district along with the Habr Yonis clan, whilst well represented in the regional capital of Erigavo.
Other groups inhabiting Erigavo include segments of the Warsangeli and Dhulbahante subdivisions of the Harti Darod.

Las Anod

LaascaanoodLasanod
Although the Dhulbahante community was split over the 2007 conflict, with some aligning with Somaliland and its troops in the area of Las Anod, in the Bo'ame Declaration of 2007 all Dhulbahante clan chiefs rejected Somaliland's secessionist agenda and demanded the withdrawal of its militia from the clans traditional territory.
The former bases its claim due to the kinship ties between the Dhulbahante clan and the dominant clan in Puntland, the Majerteen.

Garhajis

Habar YoonisHabr YunisEidagale
In the Sanaag region the clan is only present in the Erigavo district along with the Habr Yonis clan, whilst well represented in the regional capital of Erigavo.
After the Bombing campaign of the Taleh fort and the Dervish retreat into Ethiopia, Tribal Chief Haji Mohammad Bullaleh (Haji the Hyena) who hailed from the Rer Ainanshe clan of the Habr Yunis, commanded a 3000 strong army that consisted of Habr Yunis, Habar Jeclo and Dhulbahante warriors and pursued the fleeing Dervishes.

Buuhoodle

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Similarly in Togdheer, the clan solely lives in the district of Buuhoodle.
Buuhoodle is primarily inhabited by people from the Somali ethnic group, with the Dhulbahante especially well-represented.

Amina Mohamed

Amina C. MohamedAmina Chawahir Mohamed
Her family belongs to the Dhulbahante Harti Darod clan, and hails from the northern SSC region of Somalia.

Warsangali

Warsangeli
The Achilles heel of the British empire in the Somaliland Protectorate was the un-administered east, inhabited by the Dhubahante, Warsangali and a few sections of the Isaaq.

Saado Ali Warsame

She came from a nomadic family from the Dhulbahante sub-clan of the Harti Darod.

Dul Madoba

Battle of Dul Madoba
In 1913 at the battle of Dul Madoba the Dervishes defeated the British.
The battle took place on 4 August 1913, between 110 men of the Camel Constabulary of British Somaliland and 300 Dhulbahante tribesmen, commanded by Colonel Richard Corfield, and some 2,750 well-armed Dervish followers of Mohammed Abdullah Hassan, nicknamed by the British as the Mad Mullah.

Ali Jangali

Ali Ahmed Jama JangaliAli Ahmed Jama
Jama belongs to the Dhulbahante subclan of the Darod.

Mohamed Suleiman

Mohammed SuleimanMohammed SulaimanMohamed Sulaiman
Suleiman was born in Buuhoodle, Somalia to a Guleed Barkad lineage of the Dhulbahante, and was naturalized in Qatar in his youth.

Bo'ame

Boocame
An historic summit was convened in Boocame from November 15 – November 23 of 2007, by the traditional leaders of the Dulbahante (Dhulbahante) sub-clan of the clan.
The town has historical significance for the inhabitants of the Sool, Sanaag and Cayn (SSC) regions of Somalia for having been the site of the Bo'ame Declaration in November 2007 by the traditional chiefs, intellectuals and civil representatives of the local Dulbahante clan.

Mohamed Hashi

Mohamed Abdi Hashi
He hails from the Dhulbahante clan.

Khatumo State

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In 2012, the SSC movement was replaced by Khatumo State after the Khaatumo II conference held at Taleh.
Khatumo State is primarily inhabited by the Somali clan of Dhulbahante.