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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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"Nasser's place in Egyptian history came at a time of dynamic change culturally, politically, and militarily, whose legacy continues to be invoked in attempts to understand the past or to explain the present," said Khalifah, who is an expert in Arabic literature and the intellectual history of modern Egypt.
General Sheikh Rashid Bin Abdullah Al Khalifah along with a Bahraini delegation offered his condolences to the family of Corporal Ali Mohammad Zreiqat, who was killed in a terrorist attack in Bahrain.
Jeddah, City, Sha'ban 30, 1432, Jul 31, 2011, SPA -- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received this evening telephone calls from King Abdullah II of Jordan; Sudanese President Omar Hasan Albashir; Sheikh Khalifah bin Zayed Al Nahayan, UAE president; Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifah Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar; Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifah, Bahrain's Heir Apparent and Deputy Supreme Commander, and Sheikh Sabah Alahmad Aljabir Alsabah, the Emir of Kuwait, who congratulated him on the holy month of Ramadan.
The Prime Minister of Bahrain, Sheikh Khalifah bin Salman al-Khalifah, has warned against turmoil and imported ideologies, the Hariri-owned daily AL MUSTAQBAL reported on Tuesday.
Khalifah Al-Atiyyah, Minister of Environment Abdallah bin Barak Al-Meadadi,
KANSAS: Peter Gabriel Khalifah, Shawnee Mission South H.S., Shawnee Mission.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Bahrain's main Shia opposition group, al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, condemned the country's Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifah for urging open communication with the Tel Aviv regime, dismissing his remarks as "reckless".
Manama, July 22 (Petra)--Bahraini Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Bin Abdullah AL Khalifah met in Manama on Tuesday with Jordan's Interior Minister Hussein Majali to discuss security cooperation and coordination between the two countries.
Summary: Amman, Jumada Al-Awwal 14, 1432 / April 18, 2011, SPA -- Jordanian King Abdullah II will start tomorrow a short working visit to Qatar for talks with Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifah Al Thani on ways to cement bilateral ties.
Summary: The famous Lebanese artist Marcile Khalifah hosted a live performance at the famous Tunisian Carthage musical festival