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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"During the wargames, the indigenized and Iran-made air defense systems of the IRGC and Army conducted missions in a combinations," General Hajizadeh told reporters on the sidelines of the Air Defense military drills dubbed as Velayat 97.
The farmers of the Dashoguz velayat, where the sowing season starts later than in other regions of the country, started cotton sowing campaign.
After the elections last year, the Principleists created a grouping called the Velayat Faction and invited independents of like mind to join.
"The aim of the Velayat 95 drill is to upgrade the country's defensive capabilities and send Iran's message of peace and friendship to the regional countries," Iran's Navy Commander Rear Adm.
2,485 polling stations have been established in total, including: Akhal velayat - 345, Balkan velayat - 273, Dashoguz - 504, Lebap - 551, Mary - 546 and Ashgabat city - 266.
Brigadier General Esmaili told reporters on Sunday that the five-day Modafe'an-e Aseman-e Velayat 5 (Defenders of the Velayat Skies 5) drill began on October 9 covering an area of 700,000 square kilometers.
Summary: Political and religious powers have made many objections to Iran's Supreme Guide Ali Khamenei urging President Mohamed Morsi him to implement rule by 'Velayat el-Faqih' (Guardianship of the Jurists), while Egyptians are very concerned over this clear interference in their domestic affairs.
| TEHRAN, Dec 31 (KUNA) -- Iranian Naval forces have successfully test-fired surface-to-surface shoulder-launched short-range "Nasr" missiles on the fourth day of the Velayat 91 drill in Iran's southern territorial waters.
Since 24 December, the Iranian Navy has been holding its 10-day Velayat 90 naval exercises, covering an area in the Arabian Sea stretching from east of the Strait of Hormuz entrance to the Persian Gulf to the Gulf of Aden.
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."