- a divinely inspired leader; saint
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Examples from the Web for wali
News reports in the region recently named him as the Islamic State-appointed governor or wali of Khorasan.ISIS Targets Afghanistan Just as the U.S. Quits
Sami Yousafzai, Christopher Dickey
December 19, 2014
Yazidis from Sinjar report that ISIS has named him the wali, or mayor, of Snuny, a region north of the mountain.On the Ground, Collaborators With ISIS Could Be Its Big Weakness
Christine van den Toorn
August 30, 2014
Khair Ulla Said Wali Khairkhwa was a notorious heroin trafficker.CIA Chief, White House Chief of Staff Long Argued the Taliban 5 Could Go Free
Josh Rogin, Eli Lake
June 7, 2014
Still, Wali is optimistic about the chances of reconciliation despite the deep divisions in the country.Gaddafi's Unwilling Army
August 29, 2011
And let the rhymsters chisel on the monument whatever they like about sculptures and the wali.The Book of Khalid
Colonel Ripon had accompanied the force, as the Wali's adviser.
On the 14th of July, the conspiracy among the Wali's troops came to a head.
We were much interested in the male members of the wali's family.
We called there to do a civility to the wali, and leave two soldiers there.