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Noun1.khalifah - the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth; "many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world"
Moslem, Muslim - a believer in or follower of Islam
ruler, swayer - a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A Bahraini human rights activist said the Manama regime has already sentenced nearly two dozen political dissidents to death as the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty presses ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown on pro-democracy campaigners in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.
Oman Arab Bank (OAB) has announced the appointment of Dr Khalifah bin Ahmed Al Ghammari as the general manager of its Islamic banking Window -- Al Yusr.
Omar Khalifah, is an analysis of the many cultural representations of the president in novels, short stories, autobiographies, and films.
Abbadi conveyed the greetings of His Majesty King Abdullah II to UAE President Sheikh Khalifah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the vice-president as well as his wishes of progress and prosperity to the UAE people.
Alexandria's general prosecutor heard the testimonies of Amiry Hopsital director Tarek Khalifah and 17 nursing staff on Sunday, who are suspected of being involved in inciting strikes, according to state run news agency MENA.
He is the imam and khalifah (Caliph) for the Muslims everywhere," the group's spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani said in the statement, which was translated into several languages and read out in an Arabic audio speech.
Sheikh Khalifah Bin Jasem al-Thani, and several Qatari businessmen.
Barka: The Municipal Affairs Committee in Barka held a meeting headed by Sheikh Majed bin Khalifah al Harthy Wali of Barka.
Sheikh Hisham Khalifah, director-general of the Islamic Endowment and an ally of Qabbani, said any steps taken against the grand mufti would further deepen divisions among Sunnis.
During his meeting with King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah on the sidelines of Asian Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Summit here Wednesday, the premier said that the two countries enjoy close, cordial and friendly relations based on mutual trust and understanding.
Riyadh, Rabi'I 16, 1433, Feb 8, 2012, SPA - King Hamad bin Eisa Al Khalifah of the Kingdom of Bahrain expressed deep thanks, gratitude and appreciations of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for the generous and good hospitality accorded to him and the accompanying delegation during their short visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today.
MANAMA, April 10 (Saba)- Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifah affirmed on Sunday support of the Kingdom of Bahrain for Yemen's security and unity and conciliation among its people.