House of Khalifa
The House of Khalifa (Arabic: آل خليفة‎‎ Āl Khalīfah) is the royal family of Bahrain. The Al Khalifas profess Sunni Islam. The current head of the family is Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, w...
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How Saudi Arabia’s 79-year-old King Salman is shaking up the Middle East
The oil-rich kingdom is asserting a stronger role in the region amid fear of weakening support from the U.S. When King Salman became Saudi Arabia’s ruler this year, few people expected much change. He...
How Saudi Arabia’s 79-year-old King Salman is shaking up the Middle East
The oil-rich kingdom is asserting a stronger role in the region amid fear of weakening support from the U.S. When King Salman became Saudi Arabia’s ruler this year, few people expected much change. He...
Khalifa ibn Salman Al Khalifa
Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa (Arabic: خليفة بن سلمان آل خليفة‎) (born 24 November 1935) has been the Prime Minister of Bahrain from 1970, taking office nearly two years before Bahrain's i...
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Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa
Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa (born 24 April 1960) is a Bahraini diplomat who has served as Bahrain's Minister of Foreign Affairs since 2005. Sheikh Khalid is only the second foreign minister in Bahrain...
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Line of succession to the Bahraini throne
Succession to the Bahraini throne is determined by primogeniture amongst the male descendants of Sheikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa (1848 – 1932). However, the ruling King of Bahrain has the right to appoi...
Ahmed ibn Muhammad ibn Khalifa
Ahmed ibn Muhammad ibn Khalifa (Arabic: أحمد بن محمد بن خليفة‎), was the progenitor of the ruling Al Khalifa family of Bahrain and the first monarch or hakim of Bahrain. All of the Al Khalif...
Faisal bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
Faisal bin Hamad Al Khalifa (12 February 1991 - 12 January 2006) (Arabic: فيصل بن حمد آل خليفة‎) was a member of the Bahrain's ruling family, House of Khalifa.
Faisal was born in at Al...
Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
Hamad bin Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa (Arabic: حمد بن عيسى بن سلمان آل خليفة‎ Ḥamad bin ʿĪsā bin Salmān ʾĀl Ḫalīfah; born January 28, 1950) is the 1st King of Bahrain (since 14 February 2002),...
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Hessa bint Salman Al Khalifa
Hessa bint Salman Al Khalifa (1933 - 5 August 2009) was a member of the Bahraini royal family.
Hessa bint Salman was the Queen consort and widow of the former Emir of Bahrain, Isa bin Salman Al Kh...
Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Crown Prince of Bahrain (Arabic: سلمان بن حمد آل خليفة‎, born 21 October 1969) is the heir apparent and First Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom...
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Haya Rashed Al-Khalifa
Haya Rashed Al-Khalifa (born October 18, 1952) (Arabic: هيا راشد آل خليفة‎) is a pioneering female lawyer and diplomat from Bahrain. As ambassador to France 1999-2004 she became Bahrain's fi...
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Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa I
Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, KCMG, KCIE (10 October 1894 – 2 November 1961) was the ruler of Bahrain from 1942 until his death in 1961. His title was Hakim of Bahrain. He was succeeded by his son Isa ...
Muhammad ibn Mubarak ibn Hamad Al Khalifah
Mohammad bin Mubarak Al Khalifa (born 1935) is a member of the royal family of Bahrain, Al Khalifa, and Bahraini politician. He served as Bahrain's Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1970 to 2005, and h...
Ahmed bin Ateyatalla Al Khalifa
Ahmed bin Ateyatalla Al Khalifa(Arabic: أحمد بن عطية الله آل خليفة‎) has a bachelor’s degree in Math and Computer Science from University of Salford in Manchester, United Kingdom. Following...
Queen Sabika bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa
Sabika bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa (born in Muharraq in 1948) is the Queen consort of Bahrain as the first wife of the present King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and the mother of the Crown Prince...
Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa
Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, GCB, GCMG (Arabic: عيسى بن سلمان آل خليفة‎; 3 June 1933 – 6 March 1999) was the 1st emir of Bahrain from 1961 until his death. Born in Jasra, he became emir ...
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Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa
Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa is a Bahraini royal and interior minister of Bahrain.
Khalifa is a member of Bahrain's ruling family, Al Khalifa. His father is Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Khalifa.
Mohammed ibn Salman Al Khalifa
Mohammed ibn Salman Al Khalifa (Arabic: محمد بن سلمان آل خليفة‎) was the youngest of three sons of the former hakim of Bahrain, Salman ibn Hamad Al Khalifa. His eldest brother, Isa ibn Salma...
Hamad ibn Isa Al Khalifa (1872–1942)
Hamad ibn Isa Al Khalifa KCIE, CSI (6 February 1872 – 20 February 1942) was the ruler of Bahrain from 1932 until his death in 1942. His title was Hakim of Bahrain.He lived in the Al-Sakhir Palac...
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1783 Bani Utbah invasion of Bahrain

After the fall of the Safavid dynasty, Bahrain went through a period of anarchy, dismay, and self-rule in villages which made the country vulnerable to foreign invasions. Utub forces often attack...
1783 Bani Utbah invasion of Bahrain - Wikipedia
Isa ibn Ali Al Khalifa
Isa ibn Ali Al Khalifa, KCIE, CSI (1848–1932) was the ruler of Bahrain from 1869 until his death. His title was Hakim of Bahrain. He is one of the longest reigning monarchs of the region, a reig...
Isa ibn Ali Al Khalifa - Wikipedia