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  • n. governorate

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Examples

  • Working togetherMuslim and Christian leaders have worked together to set up smaller versions of their interfaith crisis group in towns and villages across Assyut governate.

    Egyptian Muslims, Copts Dampen Religious Feuds

  • Angry crowds seized a local police station in Kirkuk, set fire to a provincial office in Mosul and rattled fences around the local governate offices in Tikrit, prompting security forces to open fire with live bullets.

    23 killed in Iraq's 'Day of Rage' protests

  • Angry crowds seized a police station in Kirkuk, set fire to a provincial office in Mosul and rattled fences around the local governate offices in Tikrit, prompting security forces to open fire with live bullets, killing four people.

    Iraq 'Day of Rage' protests followed by detentions, beatings

  • Also on Friday, a security official in the Abyan governate in southern Yemen said a U.S. drone aircraft had attacked Islamic militant targets in the town of Jaar, killing three people.

    Yemenis Return to Street, Impatiently

  • Syria's state news agency said Saturday that the Interior Ministry said a "subversive group" terrorized citizens and attacked property Friday in Hama governate, injuring 25 police officers.

    Syrian Tanks Enter Coastal Town of Banias

  • "Currently, only 5 - 10 percent of the extracted water is considered drinkable," according to WHO standards, and the Khan Younis governate is one of the worst affected areas.

    A UN Special Focus on Gaza Under Siege

  • And the U.S. Army has deployed in the Mafraq governate in Jordan, ready to open a western front, according to critics in Amman.

    Mideast: 'It Must Be Decisive'

  • The new Virgin Megastore is situated in Kuwait's Salmiya district, a governate whose main drag would look at home in Miami or Houston.

    Letter From Kuwait: It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Houston

  • Fadhila has refused to relinquish power over the governate or over

    Mini-benchmarks.

  • Local governate officials made statements in support of the demonstration and, along with the governor of Basra, have committed to sending letters to the Minister of Oil supporting the Union's demands.

    Iraqis Protest Oil Law Today

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