Wilayah

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Wilayah

In parts of North Africa and Central Asia, a political subdivision equivalent to a province.
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The massive Velayat (94) drills will be staged in Northern Indian Ocean to the 10 degrees latitude," Sayyari told reporters in Tehran.
According to Iranian official news agencies, AEOI Director Ali Akbar Salehi, Health Minister Seyyed Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi and Tehran's mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf signed the MoU on the construction of a major specialized nuclear hospital spread on a 300 hectors at Velayat Park, southwest of Tehran, where the hospital is planned to be built.
an agreement between Balkan velayat Mayor's office and the Akimat of Mangystau region on trade-economic, scientific-technical and cultural partnership,
TAHRAN (CyHAN)- Iran started a large-scale Air Force drill, named Fadaeean-e Harim-e Velayat 4, in the country's south on December 20, Mehr News Agency reported.
Elsewhere in his remarks, Esmaeili announced that Iranian armed forces had staged a major air defense military exercise, entitled Defenders of the Skies of Velayat 5, from October 5 to 9 over an area covering about 700,000 square kilometers in northwestern and southwestern Iran.
2 megawatts gas turbine and leading external systems and facilities of communication, electricity, gas and water supply in Ak Bugdai etrap (region) of the Ahal velayat (province).
Velayat el-Faqih, adopted in the Shi'ite Republic of Iran in 1979, means a leading Islamic jurist having faqih (political guardianship) over the people.
Friday marked the beginning of Iran's six-day Velayat 91 war games.
Iran launched a large-scale joint air defense drill on Monday, code-named "Modafe ' an-e Aseman-e Velayat 4", or "The Defenders of the Sky of Guardianship 4", in which Iran's Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) participated.
A faction of moderate conservatives, the Rahrovan-e Velayat (followers of supreme clerical rule), which was established after the run-off parliamentary elections in March, constitutes more than 170 deputies out of 288 parliamentarians, and is by far the largest conservative faction in the 9th parliament.
Successful examples include the Gush Toplumy complex in Baharly Etrap, Ahal Velayat as well as the Perganat state-run enterprise affiliated with the Food Industry Association of Turkmenistan and which specializes in breeding broilers and producing broiler products.
Even the venerable Khomeini's articulation of the concept of velayat faqih has come under questioning.