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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Somaliland seizes Yemeni and Egyptian vessels

Somaliland has seized more than 51 Yemeni boats and an Egyptian ship for fishing illegally in its waters, an official has told the BBC. Admiral Ahmed Osman said coastguards had also arrested more than 250 fishermen More...

By Liban On Sunday, April 1st, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Somaliland army vanquish surprise attack from militia

LAS ANOD — Heavy fighting between Somaliland troops and a tribal militia broke out early early Sunday morning in the village of Sool-Joogto in Buhoodle region and in the outskirt of Tukaraq village where Somaliland More...

By Abdiqani On Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Somaliland army overpowers surprise attack from militia

LAS ANOD — Heavy fighting between Somaliland troops and a tribal militia broke out early Wednesday morning in the village of Sool-Joogto in Buhoodle region, near the Ethiopian border. The battle erupted after More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, May 30th, 2011

Somaliland army overpowers surprise attack from Puntland

TUKARAQ(SomalilandPress)—In an attempt to surprise Somaliland forces stationed in the outskirt of Tukaraq village, Puntland militia arm with dozen technical pickup trucks mounted with machine guns and 4 commercial More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, March 14th, 2011

SOMALILAND: Armed men attack civil judge

LAS ANOD —The Chief magistrate judge of Sool region Mr. Ahmed Saleeban Geele was gunned down this evening on his return from an evening prayer at Jama mosque in Las Anod. An eye witnesses in the town confirmed More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, February 28th, 2011

Somaliland Battles against Three Deadly Wars—Clan, Jihad, & Pan-Somalism

While the International community revives Somalia, an ominous storm gathers at Somaliland´s borders. The storm gains momentum, and so does the invasive war with ghastly stories to tell. And unlike Somalia´s “Transitional More...

By Mohamed I. Haji Abdi On Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Puntland officials arrest SSC Terrorist Commander

GALKAYO — Puntland Security personnel arrested SSC terrorist commander Yasin Ali Tamaad in the central Somali town of Galkayo where he was a transit on his way back from Mogadishu. Yasin Tamaad is in charge More...

By Abdiqani On Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Somalia’s PM Sheds Crocodile Tears for Loss of Lives in Somaliland

Somalia’s current Prime Minister, a former henchman of Gen. Mohammed Siad Barre’s brutal regime, Mohammed Abdullahi Mohammed, better known as Farmajo, on one hand arms a violent group against Somaliland. And More...

By Abdiqani On Monday, February 7th, 2011

Somaliland: Fighting erupts in Kalshale between troops and clan militia

KALSHALE (SomalilandPress) — Somaliland forces based in the village of Kalshale in Buhodle region of East Somaliland came under a were surprise attack by SSC militia from three different sides in the early More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Somaliland:Army celebrates 17th birthday

HARGEISA (SomalilandPress) — Somaliland army today celebrated its 17th anniversary with a well organized ceremony attended by the President of Somaliland Ahmed Mohamud Siilanyo, commander of the arm forces Gen. More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Somaliland says Shabaab ties claim a smokescreen

HARGEISA (Reuters) – The breakaway enclave of Somaliland said on Monday the neighbouring Somali province of Puntland had linked it with the al Shabaab rebel group in order to divert attention away from its More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Somaliland and Puntland to cooperate on security

HARGEISA, 28 September 2010 (IRIN) – Somaliland and Puntland, once-warring territories in northern Somalia, have unprecedentedly agreed in principle to work together to tackle common security threats. Troops More...

By SomalilandPress On Friday, September 24th, 2010

Op-Ed: President Silanyo should fire his national security team

Recently, a group of armed ONLF insurgent group landed Somaliland western sea coast almost succeeded crossing into Ethiopia’s Eastern border without a trace. It is clear that Somaliland’s military commander 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...