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also A·ye·sha  (ä′ē-shä′) c. 611-678.
The favorite wife of Muhammad. She led an unsuccessful revolt against his successor, Ali.
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(Biography) ?613–678 ad, the favourite wife of Mohammed; daughter of Abu Bekr
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A.D. 613?–678, favorite wife of Muhammad.
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Reacting to the suspension, former minister and co-convener of BBOG, Oby Ezekwesili, accused the Buhari-led administration of reporting Aisha's account because she consistently exposes the incompetence of the Buhari-led government.
The Premier, Shaikh Ibrahim and Shaikha Aisha's sons thanked the King for his noble feelings.
HRH the Premier, Shaikh Ibrahim bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al Khalifa and late HH Shaikha Aisha's sons expressed heartfelt thanks and respect to HM the King for his noble feelings, wishing him abundant health and happiness to continue spearheading Bahrain's growth and prosperity.
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When asked to comment on the Ahmed family's case a Harrow Council spokesman said: "We're reviewing Aisha's housing as a matter of urgency and are committed to providing her and her family with somewhere safe to live.
Aisha and Pakistan Air Force officer Major Uqbah Malik's five-day wedding celebrations have now come to an end and we just had to talk about Aisha's looks from all the ceremonies!
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Prime Minister Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Aisha's grandfather, spoke of his pride in her and in Bahraini women as he witnessed the historic event at the academy's Sovereign's Parade where 190 cadets graduated after completing their 44 weeks of training.
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Salman al-Mohannadi, a 2016 graduate of Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar (GU-Q), echoed Aisha's views and said: "I am immensely proud to have completed my full schooling at QF, and I look back at my time in Qatar Academy very fondly.
In December 2013, she hacked off part of Aisha's ponytail with scissors, punched and bit her on the day of the school nativity play.
Aisha's glasses consist of six compressed filters which she needs for her level of the syndrome -- severe, on a scale which also includes mild and moderate.