Taleh

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Taleh (Taleex, تلأ ح) is a historical town in the eastern Sool region of Somaliland.wikipedia
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Dervish movement (Somali)

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It served as the headquarters of the pre-independence Dervish State. Of these, there are five forts erected by Mohammed Abdullah Hassan's former Dervish State in present-day Sool and Sanaag.
The World War I shifted the attention of the colonial forces elsewhere and upon its end, in 1920, the British launched a massive land, air and sea attack on the Taleh forts strongholds of the Dervish movement.

Nur Ahmed Aman

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It was built around a collection of Dervish tombs, the earliest of which belong to Sultan Nur Ahmed Aman and Carro Seed Magan, the Dervish leader Hassan's mother.
Sultan Nur is entombed in a white-domed shrine in Taleh, the location of the largest Dervish forts and the capital of the Dervish since 1912, a testimony to his contribution in creating the movement.

Mohammed Abdullah Hassan

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The town is sometimes referred to as the "Sayyid's capital" or "Mullah's capital" referring to the founder of the Dervish state, Mohammed Abdullah Hassan. Of these, there are five forts erected by Mohammed Abdullah Hassan's former Dervish State in present-day Sool and Sanaag.
During 1910–1914, the dervish capital moved from Illig to Taleh in the heart of Nugal where the dervish built three garrison forts of massive stone work and a number of houses.

Taleh Airport

Air transportation in Taleh is served by the Taleh Airport.
Ali Khalif Galaydh Airport is an airport in Taleh, Somalia.

Abdisamad Ali Shire

Shire was born in Taleh, situated in the northern Sool region of Somalia.

Taleh District

The broader Taleh District has a total population of 45,354 residents.
Its capital lies at Taleh, the former headquarters of the Somali religious and nationalist leader Mohammed Abdullah Hassan (the "Mad Mullah") and his Dervish State.

Somaliland

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Taleh (Taleex, تلأ ح) is a historical town in the eastern Sool region of Somaliland.
The conflict ended when the British aerially bombed the Dervish capital of Taleh in February 1920.

Sool, Somalia

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Taleh (Taleex, تلأ ح) is a historical town in the eastern Sool region of Somaliland. Of these, there are five forts erected by Mohammed Abdullah Hassan's former Dervish State in present-day Sool and Sanaag.

Sanaag

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Of these, there are five forts erected by Mohammed Abdullah Hassan's former Dervish State in present-day Sool and Sanaag.

Royal Air Force

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The settlement was bombarded by the Royal Air Force on 4 February and taken days later, with the British having defeated the last pockets of Dervish resistance.

Haji Sudi

Among the casualties at Taleh were Ibrahim Buqul and Haji Sudi.

Ogaden

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Hassan himself managed to escape to the Ogaden, where his Dervishes were later routed in a 1921 raid led by the clan leader Haji Warabe.

Somalia

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During early 2008, the Somalia forces captured the town and established a large military base having full control over this district.

Mogadishu

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On 4 December 2012, the airport hosted its inaugural flight from Mogadishu, the national capital.

Military history of Somalia

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After a quarter of a century of holding the British at bay, the Dervishes were finally defeated in 1920, when Britain for the first time in Africa used airplanes to bomb the Dervish capital of Taleh.

Regions of Somaliland

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It contains the cities of Taleh, Sarmanyo, Godaalo, Hallin, and Aroley.

Somaliland campaign

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The conflict ended when the British aerially bombed the Dervish capital of Taleh in February 1920.

Aerial bombing of cities

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In January 1920, the British launched a combined aerial and land attack, bombarding Taleeh, the capital of the revolt.

Somalis

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After a quarter of a century of holding the British at bay, the Dervishes were finally defeated in 1920, when Britain for the first time in Africa used airplanes to bomb the Dervish capital of Taleex.

Dhulbahante

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In 2012, the SSC movement was replaced by Khatumo State after the Khaatumo II conference held at Taleh.

Isaaq

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Haji Sudi of the Habar Jeclo was the highest ranking Dervish after Mohammed Abdullah Hassan, he died valiantly defending the Taleh fort during the RAF bombing campaign.