Muhafazah

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Muhafazah

In some Arabic-speaking countries, a political subdivision equivalent to a province or district. In general, a muhafazah is smaller than a mitiqah.
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Beyond that, the growing grip by Egyptian intelligence on events in Gaza can serve to force the Palestinian terror groups to cease and desist from all aid to the "Sinai Province" (muhafazat sina') of ISIL (the Islamic State in the Levant, another name for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) and other subversive elements in the peninsula.
The KSA is divided into 13 regions (Manatiq, administrative level 1) and 118 governorates (Muhafazat, administrative level 2).
Divisions: 18 governorates (muhafazat, singular--muhafazah)--Al Anbar, Al Basrah, Al Muthanna, Al Qadisiyah, An Najaf, Erbil, As Sulaymaniyah, Kirkuk, Babil, Baghdad, Dahuk, Dhi Qar, Diyala, Karbala', Maysan, Ninawa, Salah ad Din, Wasit.
The final predictor utilizes the total number of fatal and non-fatal attacks on Coalition personnel that have occurred in each of the eighteen Iraqi administrative units or provinces (muhafazat).
The modern Arab Republic of Egypt is a unitary state with a civilian government supported by the military and a permanent "state of emergency." Decisions made in Cairo have continuted to dominate the system of local government, centering on the muhafazat (governorate), despite a series of changes in the division of powers over the years.
Al-taghayarat al-ijtima'ivya w'al nafsiyya lil-usr al-muhajjara min muhafazat al-qanat.
Administrative subdivisions: Six governorates (muhafazat): Al 'Asimah, Hawalli, Al Ahmadi, Al Jahra', Mubarak Al-Kebir, and Al Farwaniyah.
Section 40 of Decree number 2869 accorded the right to the Governors (Muhafizeen) of Lebanon's six Governorates (Muhafazat) the right to inspect public schools and supervise the private ones.
Divisions: 18 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah)--Al Anbar, Al Basrah, Al Muthanna, Al Qadisiyah, An Najaf, Erbil, As Sulaymaniyah, Kirkuk, Babil, Baghdad, Dahuk, Dhi Qar, Diyala, Karbala', Maysan, Ninawa, Salah ad Din, Wasit.
The Qada' is the main administrative unit within the Muhafazat (Governorate).
Divisions: 18 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah)--Al Anbar, Al Basrah, Al Muthanna, Al Qadisiyah, An Najaf, Arbil, As Sulaymaniyah, At Ta'mim, Babil, Baghdad, Dahuk, Dhi Qar, Diyala, Karbala', Maysan, Ninawa, Salah ad Din, Wasit.