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News reports in the region recently named him as the Islamic State-appointed governor or wali of Khorasan.
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|DAILY BEAST
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|DAILY BEAST
The identity of the Taliban leader reportedly killed in the drone strike—Wali-ur Rehman—is another mixed blessing.
His half-brother, Ahmed Wali, was gunned down last July by one of his security guards.Hamid Karzai Tells The Daily Beast That U.S. Night Raids Must End|Ron Moreau, Sami Yousafzai|January 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A Wali once smashed a pot full of herbs which a cook had prepared.Curious Myths of the Middle Ages|Sabine Baring-Gould
At last, losing all patience, he left his host and went to a khan, where he once more met Haji Wali.
His first question was as to my husband's age, that of the Wali of Aden, and of various other officials.Southern Arabia|Theodore Bent
This is evidently in reference to the capital of Tocharistan at Kila Wali.The Gates of India|Thomas Holdich
The Wali, the Jews and others all had their various grievances.