Las Anod

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Las Anod (Laascaanood; لاس عانود) is the administrative capital of the Sool region of the self-declared Republic of Somaliland.wikipedia
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Sool, Somalia

SoolSool RegionSool Region, Somalia
Las Anod (Laascaanood; لاس عانود) is the administrative capital of the Sool region of the self-declared Republic of Somaliland.
With its capital at Las Anod, Sool was historically the seat of the anti-colonial Dervish (Darwiish) movement.

Somalia

SomaliFederal Republic of SomaliaSOM
The city is also claimed by Puntland, a member state of Somalia.
On 15 October 1969, while paying a visit to the northern town of Las Anod, Somalia's then President Abdirashid Ali Shermarke was shot dead by one of his own bodyguards.

Puntland

Puntland State of SomaliaGeography of PuntlandClimate of Puntland
The city is also claimed by Puntland, a member state of Somalia. In 2018, there were clashes between Puntland and Somaliland in the town of Tukaraq in which the Puntland vowed to recapture Las Anod.
Tertiary education comprises an average of four years, with the region currently counting seven major universities: Puntland State University in Garowe, Puntland State University in Galkayo, Bosaso College in Bosaso, East Somalia University in Qardho, Mogadishu University (Puntland branch) in Bosaso, Maakhir University in Badhan, Sanaag, and Nugaal University in Las Anod.

Dhulbahante

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The former bases its claim due to the kinship ties between the Dhulbahante clan and the dominant clan in Puntland, the Majerteen. The city is primarily inhabited by people from the Somali ethnic group, with the Dhulbahante sub-clan of the Darod well-represented.
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.

Ilays National University

Also there are Ilays National University and Gollis University both established in Las Anod in 2015.
Ilays National University (INU), is a university in Las Anod, Somalia.

Tukaraq

In 2018, there were clashes between Puntland and Somaliland in the town of Tukaraq in which the Puntland vowed to recapture Las Anod.
The town is located on the road between Las Anod and Garowe in Las Anod District.

Somalis

SomaliSomali peopleSomali clan
The city is primarily inhabited by people from the Somali ethnic group, with the Dhulbahante sub-clan of the Darod well-represented.
On 15 October 1969, while paying a visit to the northern town of Las Anod, Somalia's then President Abdirashid Ali Shermarke was shot dead by one of his own bodyguards.

Khatumo State

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Additionally, the Khaatumo authorities have condemned the occupation and demanded that Somaliland withdraw its troops.
Since August 2014, Las Anod serves as Khatumo State's declared administrative center.

Abdirashid Shermarke

Abdirashid Ali ShermarkeAbdirashid Ali SharmarkeA. A. Shermarke
On October 15, 1969, while paying a visit to the city, Somalia's then President Abdirashid Ali Shermarke was shot dead by one of his own bodyguards.
On October 15, 1969, while paying an official visit to the northern town of Las Anod, Sharmarke was shot dead by one of his own bodyguards.

Darod

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The city is primarily inhabited by people from the Somali ethnic group, with the Dhulbahante sub-clan of the Darod well-represented.
Major Darood Settlements within Somalia include Galkacyo, Kismaayo, Bosaso, Las Anod, Buuhoodle and Garowe.

Gollis University

Also there are Ilays National University and Gollis University both established in Las Anod in 2015.

Ali Khalif Galaydh

Ali Khalif Galaid
Galaydh was born on 15 October 1941 in Las Anod, Sool region, Somalia.

Jama Garad Ali

Garad Jama Garad Ali was crowned in Las Anod City in front of a huge number of people including high-ranking politicians from Somali Transitional Government, Somaliland and Puntland.

Mohamed Isse Lacle

Eng Mohamed Isse Lacle
Lacle was born in 1956 in Las Anod, North Somalia.

Somtel

Somtel Network
The main telecommunication services available in Las Anod are operated by Telesom, Somtel and Golis Telecom Somaliland, among other companies.

Somaliland

RegionRepublic of SomalilandDistrict
Las Anod (Laascaanood; لاس عانود) is the administrative capital of the Sool region of the self-declared Republic of Somaliland. In 2018, there were clashes between Puntland and Somaliland in the town of Tukaraq in which the Puntland vowed to recapture Las Anod.
In October 2004, and again in April and October 2007, armed forces of Somaliland and Puntland clashed near the town of Las Anod, the capital of Sool region.

List of states with limited recognition

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Las Anod (Laascaanood; لاس عانود) is the administrative capital of the Sool region of the self-declared Republic of Somaliland.

Mohammed Abdullah Hassan

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During the pre-independence period, Las Anod served as an early center for Mohammed Abdullah Hassan's Dervish resistance.

Dervish movement (Somali)

Dervish StateDervish movementDervish
During the pre-independence period, Las Anod served as an early center for Mohammed Abdullah Hassan's Dervish resistance.

Coup d'état

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His assassination was quickly followed by a military coup d'état on October 21, 1969 (the day after his funeral), in which the Somali Army seized power without encountering armed opposition — essentially a bloodless takeover.

Somali Armed Forces

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His assassination was quickly followed by a military coup d'état on October 21, 1969 (the day after his funeral), in which the Somali Army seized power without encountering armed opposition — essentially a bloodless takeover.