Las Anod
Somaliland’s unraveling hastened by Ethiopia port lease deal

With its decision to hand over a part of the breakaway territory to Ethiopia, separatist Somaliland’s regime could lose the support of its main pro-secession base

Dozens more killed defending unionist city of Las Anod from separatist Somaliland

Scores were killed on April 1 while defending Las Anod—the city at the heart of movement to reunify the region with Somalia—from attacks by the separatist Somaliland army

Separatist Somaliland escalates war on Somali unification movement

Attacks by Somaliland, a breakaway region of Somalia whose sovereignty claim has no international recognition, have caused over 1,500 injuries since February 6 in Las Anod, which is at the heart of the movement to reunify the Sool, Sanaag and Cayn (SSC) with Somalia

Separatist Somaliland troops continue shelling Las Anod city, killing dozens

The attack on Las Anod, the epicenter of unionist protests, began at the conclusion of the conference declaring the Sool, Sanaag, and Cayn (SSC) region a part of Somalia

Protests in breakaway Somaliland call for reunification with Somalia

Even as the US and UK are increasingly legitimizing secessionist rule in Somaliland, whose sovereignty has no international recognition, a unionist movement seeking a united Somalia threatens to unravel the self-declared republic