Arap

:"Arap may refer to Larisa Arap; for the town in Azerbaijan, see Arab, Masally."

Arap ( _so. Arab) is one of the major subclans of the Somali Isaaq family. They live in both the western and eastern regions of Somaliland and occupy eastern regions in Ethiopia. They also occupy the south and west of Hargeisa and are regarded by many sources as the original settlers of the city. Particular in the neighbourhood of what is modern day Dumbuluq.

The Arap played a vital role in the Somali National Movement (SNM) and liberation of Somaliland. The city of Balligubadle which is exclusively inhabited by Arap, was the capital of the SNM during their efforts to capture northern Somalia from the Siad Barre regime.

The name Arap refers to the nickname of the Son of Isaaq Mohamed ibn Isaaq also known as 'Mohamed Carab'. The Arap sub-clan divides into the following:

* Sheikh Osman Arap
* Abdalah Arab
* Eli Ar

* Saleban::* Hussein Hashim:* Muse Abokor ::* Makaheil Muse (Afyare)::* Maxamed 'Fanax' Muse::* Abdalhe Muse::* Geelqonof:* Abdalah Abokor::* Samane ::* Gulanee

Notable figures

* Edna Adan Ismail, former Foreign Minister of the unrecognized Republic of Somaliland


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