Eyl

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Eyl (Eil) is an ancient port town in the northeastern Nugal province of Somalia in the autonomous Puntland macro-region, it is the center of the Eyl District.wikipedia
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Piracy off the coast of Somalia

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Piracy subsequently emerged, as fishermen banded together to protect their livelihood.
On 8 April 2009, four Somali pirates seized 240 nmi southeast of the Somalia port city of Eyl.

Nugal, Somalia

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Eyl (Eil) is an ancient port town in the northeastern Nugal province of Somalia in the autonomous Puntland macro-region, it is the center of the Eyl District.

History of Somalia

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Eyl is the site of many historical artifacts and structures.
After a violent confrontation Italian forces captured Eyl (Eil), which until then had remained in the hands of Hersi Boqor.

Garoowe

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Media outlets serving Eyl include the Garowe-based Radio Garowe, the sister outlet to Garowe Online.
The city would subsequently be reassigned in the early 1970s as the regional capital of an area consisting of Las Anod and Eyl.

Eyl District

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Eyl (Eil) is an ancient port town in the northeastern Nugal province of Somalia in the autonomous Puntland macro-region, it is the center of the Eyl District.
Its capital lies at Eyl.

Puntland

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Eyl (Eil) is an ancient port town in the northeastern Nugal province of Somalia in the autonomous Puntland macro-region, it is the center of the Eyl District.
In 2017, Puntland ministers held cabinet meeting were they approved an oil exploration deal with Chinese company CCECC, in return for constructing a road connecting Eyl and Garowe as well as renovations and refurbishments to the Abdullahi Yusuf Airport.

Puntland Maritime Police Force

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In March 2012, the Puntland Maritime Police Force (PMPF) dispatched a unit of officers and support elements to Eyl at the request of the municipal authorities.
In March 2012, the PMPF dispatched a unit of officers and support elements to the littoral town of Eyl at the request of the municipal authorities.

Hirsi Bulhan Farah

Born in the town of Eyl, an ancient town located in northeastern Somalia (Puntland) to two prominent parents Bulhan and Dhuuxay.

Abdirahman Farole

Abdirahman Mohamud FaroleAbdirahman Mohamed Farole
Farole was born in 1945 in the coastal town of Eyl, situated in the northeastern Nugal region of Somalia.

Eyl Airport

For air transportation, Eyl is served by the Eyl Airport.
Eyl Airport is an airport serving Eyl (also spelled Eil), a town in the Nugal region in Puntland, Somalia.

Abdulqawi Yusuf

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Yusuf was born in the northeastern town of Eyl in Somalia.

Bandar Siyada

Qaw
In September 2013, Puntland Minister of Fisheries Mohamed Farah Adan also announced that the Puntland government plans to open two new marine training schools in Eyl and Bandar Siyada (Qaw), another northeastern coastal town.
In September 2013, Puntland Minister of Fisheries Mohamed Farah Adan announced that the Puntland government plans to open two new maritime training schools in Qaw and Eyl, another northeastern coastal town.

Puntland Highway Authority

In 2012, the Puntland Highway Authority (PHA) announced a project to connect Eyl and other littoral towns in Puntland to the main regional highway.
The PHA also plans to construct new roads connecting littoral towns in the region to the main highway, including Bargaal, Eyl, Hafun and Jariban.

Abdihakim Amey

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In May 2014, Puntland Vice President Abdihakim Abdullahi Haji Omar arrived in Eyl to inaugurate a newly completed 27 kilometer paved road between the town and adjacent hamlets.
In May 2014, Vice President Omar led a Puntland delegation on a two-day visit to the coastal town of Eyl.

Somalia

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Eyl (Eil) is an ancient port town in the northeastern Nugal province of Somalia in the autonomous Puntland macro-region, it is the center of the Eyl District.

Buur Heybe

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Along with a rock shelter in the southern town of Buur Heybe, it is the seat of the first professional archaeological excavation in the country.

Excavation (archaeology)

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Along with a rock shelter in the southern town of Buur Heybe, it is the seat of the first professional archaeological excavation in the country.

Dervish movement (Somali)

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At the turn of the twentieth century, the city served as a bastion for the Dervish forces of Sayyid Mohammed Abdullah Hassan ("Mad Mullah").

Mohammed Abdullah Hassan

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At the turn of the twentieth century, the city served as a bastion for the Dervish forces of Sayyid Mohammed Abdullah Hassan ("Mad Mullah").

Somali Civil War

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Following the outbreak of the civil war in the early 1990s, foreign trawlers began to illegally fish in the unpatrolled waters off of Eyl's coastline.

Abdiweli Gaas

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In December 2014, Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali laid the foundation stone for the new PMPF base in Eyl, which occupies an area of 300 square meters on land donated by the municipality.

Garowe–Bosaso Highway

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According to senior Puntland officials, a similar survey was already carried out in towns near the principal Garowe–Bosaso Highway.

Bayla District

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The new census initiative is slated to begin in the Eyl District, in addition to the Bayla District and Jariban District.

Jariban District

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The new census initiative is slated to begin in the Eyl District, in addition to the Bayla District and Jariban District.