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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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Aishah Manzoor's 2015 BMW 330D went up in flames on Friday around midnight while parked near her home in Fartown.
Flamboyant cosmetics entrepreneur Datuk Seri Hasmiza Othman - otherwise known as Datuk Seri Vida - has finally ended her year-long dispute with singer Wan Aishah Wan Ariffin by gifting RM80,000 worth of jewellery the latter hand-picked.
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The event was graced by resourceful panellists including OAPs Abimbola Olowu and Faysol Oluwakemi of Fresh FM and Petals FM, Ibadan respectively, Bhadmus Habdulhakeem Bhadoosky, Aishah Olayiwola of Hijabs by Aesha.
The women victims were identified as Fatima Shafiq, Sahib Noor Fazlur Rehman, Mehrunissa Muhammad Rafiq, Shumailah Abdur Rehman, Aishah Nazir, and Khanfa Khairuddin.
Masihoo Al-Ahziya (The Shoe Shiners), a novel by Aishah Al-Dowsari published in 2013, tells the story of three shoe shiners on the streets of Beirut, Lebanon, and the extraordinary experiences that change their lives for the better.
Ex-supervisor Aishah McDevitt, 21, also says she was overworked, underpaid and "bullied" into demotions during four years with the firm and was discriminated against because of her age.
Aishah bint Said Al Ghabshiyah, Director of the Award Office and Badr bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maskari, Director of the Office of the Secretary General of the Centre will initiate a tour that includes holding the introductory meetings in the Lebanese Republic and the Arab Republic of Egypt.
Mohammad Haris, 41, who works with a bank in the capital, said the "Golden Tooling Quran" was gifted to his wife, Aishah Kassim, 38, by her brother, Ismail Bin Kassim, in Malaysia in 2009.
Doan Thi Huong, a Vietnamese national, and Siti Aishah, from Jakarta in Indonesia, face the death penalty if convicted of killing the half brother of Kim Jong-un.
The fluency in Vietnamese language allegedly helped him convince Doan Thi Huong, a Vietnamese, into killing Kim Jong Nam. Huong and another Indonesian woman, Siti Aishah, allegedly killed him by smearing the banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent on his face, according to ( Yonhap.