khalifah

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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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I then passed through Persia, looked in at Mecca, and paid a short but interesting visit to the Khalifa at Khartoum the results of which I have communicated to the Foreign Office.
Manama, Aug.26 (BNA): Southern Governor His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa has today visited East Riffa to follow up security, services and vital public facilities and assess citizens' needs.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah receives Bahraini Prime Minster Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa KUWAIT, May 9 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received visiting Bahraini Prime Minster Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and his accompanying delegation at Dasman Palace on Thursday, in presence of His Highness Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
His Majesty King Hamad issued a Royal Decree forming the Cabinet headed by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
Summary: Kings of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman and Jordan send cables of condolences to Khalifa
HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and HH the Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani yesterday received at Al Wajba Palace scores of mourners on the demise of the late HH the Grandfather Emir Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani.
The world's longest serving PM, the un-compromising Shaikh Khalifa has been in this position - the most powerful in the island kingdom - since 1970, than having taken office nearly two years before Bahrain's Dec.
Jeddah, Sha'ban 12, 1437, May 19, 2016, SPA -- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received here today King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain.
Shaikh Jassem bin Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani (born in 1978) - crown prince until 2003.
Summary: ABU DHABI - The President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent a cable of condolences to King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain on the death of Shaikh Abdullah bin Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
Fueled by the recent success of his hit "Black and Yellow," Wiz Khalifa took the stage in Worcester Sunday night to a sold-out crowd of excited fans.