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 Adrianople in Eastern Thrace vilayet joined the uprising on August 19, 1903, the Transfiguration, or Preobrazhenie in Bulgarian.
A basic requirement of the First League of Prizren, or Albanian League, which existed from 1878 to 1881, and which at the same time became the main political program for subsequent generations of Albanian political-national workers and ideologists, was that the four vilayets of Bitola, Ioanina, Scodra, and Kosovo (with Metohija) were to compose a single united "Albanian vilayet," or a greater Albania within the borders of the Ottoman Empire.
During Ottoman rule, the region, populated mainly by Bedouin tribes, was ruled as part of the Turkish vilayet (province) of Syria.
Ein neuaramaischer Dialekt aus dem Vilayet Siirt (Ostanatolien).
McCarthy reports the fall of Van to the Armenians and their Russian allies on May 20, 1915, without ever once mentioning the deportation order of May 2, as if the government plan to remove all Armenians from the city and vilayet of Van played no role in the Armenian uprising and resistance, only noting that by 1919, the Armenians "had been driven out" (p.
Under Ottoman rule it had constituted a Vilayet of the Yemen, thus prompting the Imam to claim it for himself.
Henry's pair are ridden by Mick Kinane, who partners Charnwood Forest to victory in the mile conditions event and then scores on Vilayet in the juvenile maiden.
After the Ottoman conquest in 1516, most of Palestine was included in the vilayet (major administrative unit) of Syria.
In 1904, the French vice-consul in Baghdad gave the number of Jews in the then Ottoman vilayet as 40,000, out of a total population of 60,000.
The protagonist of "The Mason of the Down Vilayet," a skilled bricklayer, is entirely unsatisfied with his present work.
78) Current developments in Iran indicate that, vilayet faqih, (government by jurists) turns on trends of thought amongst the jurists.
Meanwhile the League assigned to Britain the Turkish vilayets of Mosul, Baghdad, and Basra as the Mesopotamia Mandate, and the vilayet of Palestine, or southern Syria, as the Palestine Mandate.