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By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Intervention in Silanyo’s government is warranted for the sake of Somaliland

An Arabian proverb categorizes people in to four kinds of people: 1: “He who knows not and knows not he knows not. That one is fool shunt him 2: He who knows not and knows he knows not. He is simple- teach More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, November 10th, 2012

Somaliland:Brief History of the Somali National Movement (SNM)

Part 1 This initiative includes the restoration of diplomatic relations with Libya in exchange for Tripoli’s promise to stop supporting SNM. Despite efforts to isolate the rebels, the SNM continued military More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, August 11th, 2012

VIDEO: Isaaq community meets with Farah Aideed in Mogadishu

Members of the Isaaq clan met and greeted the leader of the United Somali Congress (USC), General Mohamed Farah Aideed (Aidid), in the Somali capital in 1992. This is a historical gathering between the supporters More...

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By Sahra Farah On Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Why Somaliland Matters: Missing the mark – Somaliland Mission

After reading Mr. Abukar Arman’s article on “Sustainable Peace: Why Somaliland Matters”, I can’t help but notice a number of rather large inaccuracy and a surprising lack of knowledge on some basic More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, April 7th, 2012

Somaliland: Martyrs Day Commemorated Countrywide

HARGEISA(SomalilandPress)–Somalilanders from all walks of life participated in ceremonies commemorating the 31st anniversary of the Somaliland National Movement –SNM, the movement which helped to liberate More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Former Somali Prime Minister to face U.S. court

WASHINGTON — A US judge in the state of Virginia paved the way on Friday for ex-Somali defence minister and prime minister to face a lawsuit filed under 1991′s Torture Victim Protection Act. General Mohamed More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Op-Ed:Debunking Common Fallacies about Who Abandoned Somali Unity

Dear Mohamed Heebaan, I read your opinion entitled, “The Somaliland Agenda and its Inherent Vulnerability”, posted on wardheernews site. The thing is: there are a couple of fallacies in your argument, More...

By SomalilandPress On Friday, October 29th, 2010

The injustices Northern Somalis felt

This writing is a follow up to the previous opinion article published under the title”The Night SNM Fighters Came to Hargeisa”. This writing is based on personal observation, eye witness accounts, analysis More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

SOMALILAND: The missing corpse of SNM commander found – mayor

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — The missing corpse of Hassan Saleban Mohamed, the first SNM commander was recovered in the village of Bali Abane, 60 km south of the capital, Hargeisa, after 27 years on Monday. According More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Light At The End Of The Tunnel

Light At the End of the Tunnel: Some Reflections on the Struggle of the Somali National Movement I. Prologue What follows is not a narrative account of the activities of the Somali National Movement (SNM) since More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, March 29th, 2010

Was It Only Bashir Goth Who Supported Somali Unity In Early 90s?

HARGEISA, 29 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Of course not! Be it the Somali National Movement (SNM) which bitterly fought against the former Somali dictator Gen. Mohammed Siad Barre’s brutal regime in late More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, February 20th, 2010

In pictures: Somaliland army

In 1884 the British established an agreement with local elderly leaders, this agreement became known as the British Somaliland protectorate. By 1899, they created a small military which suffered a heavy defeat by More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, November 19th, 2009

What’s going on?

HARGEISA, 19 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Somaliland’s democracy is almost 20 years old yet if you were to ask an average citizen within the country or in the Diaspora for the definition of democracy More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, October 19th, 2009

Remembrance Day for those who lost their lives for the sake of SL Independence.

Ottawa, 19 October 2009 (Somalilandpress) Remembrance Day for those who lost their lives for the sake of SL Independence Somaliland is remembering the brave men and women who lost their lives in the struggle for More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Former Somaliland Resistance Fighter: Arm Us, to Beat Islamists

Washington is worried about Somalia. After 18 years of civil war, a insurgent group loosely aligned with Al Qaeda has threatened to conquer the country. In a March audio recording, Osama Bin Laden encouraged the More...