Harti

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Harti (also Haarti; Somali Xaarti meaning "strong man") is a Somali sub-clan of both the Darod and the Abgaal (Hawiye) clans. The Abgaal section live in the Shabeellaha Dhexe region and Mogadishu the capital of Somalia.

Notable members of Harti

Partial sub-clan summary

Somali clan refers to the clan grouping of the Somali people. It is an important social unit and clan membership continues to play an important part in Somali culture and politics. Clans are patrilineal and are often divided into sub-clans, sometimes with many sub-divisions.
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Somalis are an ethnic group located in the Horn of Africa. The overwhelming majority of Somalis speak the Somali language, which is part of the Cushitic subgroup of the Afro-Asiatic language family.
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The Darod (Somali language: Darood, or Daarood) is a Somali clan. The Arabic name of the Darod clan is Banu Dawud (بني داوود).
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Abgaal are a Somali clan and are part of the Hawiye. They live in the Shabeellaha Dhexe, Galguduud, Banaadir, Mudug and Shabeellaha Hoose regions of southern Somalia. They have played an important role in the capital, Mogadishu, where they are the majority of Hawiye sub-clans.
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Hawiye is a Somali clan whose members live in central and southern Somalia, in larger numbers in Kenya and Ethiopia, and in smaller numbers in other countries. Like many Somalis, Hawiye members trace their ancestry to Irir Samaale.
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Middle Shabele (Somali: Shabeellaha Dhexe) is an administrative region (gobolka) in southern Somalia. As part of the former Benadir region, its capital was Mogadishu until the mid 1980s, when the town of Jowhar became the capital.
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Mogadishu
مقديش?

Mogadishu Skyline
Nickname: Xamar
Mogadishu's location in Somalia
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Country Somalia
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Anthem
Soomaaliyeey Toosoow
Somalia, Wake Up


Capital
(and largest city) Mogadishu

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Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed (Somali: Cabdullaahi Yuusuf Axmed) (b. December 15 1934) is a veteran Somali politician, and the current transitional President of Somalia.
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Sharif Ahmed
(Arabic: الشيخ شريف شيخ أحمد)
July 25 1964 (1964--)
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Ali Mahdi Muhammad (Somali: Cali Mahdi Maxamed; born 1938) was president of Somalia from January (when Mohammed Farah Aidid removed the then president Mohamed Siad Barre) to November of 1991, but was not able in that time to exert
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Ali Mohammed Ghedi or Mohammed Ali Ghedi (Somali: Maxamed Cali Geeddi) (born 1951) is the Prime Minister of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of Somalia.
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The Darod (Somali language: Darood, or Daarood) is a Somali clan. The Arabic name of the Darod clan is Banu Dawud (بني داوود).
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Dhulbahante is a Somali sub clan of the Harti part of the Koombe and of Kablalax, of the Darod tribes. The Dhulbahante have played a key role in the history of Somalia. Great Britain, Italy, France and their Abbysianian allies considered the Dhulbahante a major oppositional power
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Majeerteen, Majerteen or Macherten ("Muhammad bin Harti bin Amaleh bin Abdi bin Muhammad bin Abdirahman al-Jaberti.") is a Somali sub-clan. They form part of the Harti clan, which is in turn part of the Darod clan and primarily inhabit the region of Puntland in the
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The Warsangali (also Warsengeli or Warsingeli) ("Son of Mohamoud Harti") is a Somali clan of the Harti group, part of the Darod clan. In the Somali language, it means "Bringer of good news" or those who have always delivered the good news.
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Abgaal are a Somali clan and are part of the Hawiye. They live in the Shabeellaha Dhexe, Galguduud, Banaadir, Mudug and Shabeellaha Hoose regions of southern Somalia. They have played an important role in the capital, Mogadishu, where they are the majority of Hawiye sub-clans.
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The Warsangali (also Warsengeli or Warsingeli) ("Son of Mohamoud Harti") is a Somali clan of the Harti group, part of the Darod clan. In the Somali language, it means "Bringer of good news" or those who have always delivered the good news.
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