[ khah-leed, kah-, khal-id, kal- ]


  1. Khalid ibn Abdul-Aziz al Saud, 1913–82, king of Saudi Arabia 1975–82 (son of ibn-Saud and brother of Faisal).

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Having grown up as a refugee in Pakistan, Khalid had always wanted to use his self-taught coding and technology skills to help people in his country—and it was only natural to shift Aseel’s focus to humanitarian aid at this critical juncture.

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Zubaydah indentified Khalid Sheikh Mohammed as the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks.

Self-described 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed was also kept at Cobalt after his March 2003 in Pakistan.

Four days after Leila returned home from Syria, she received a call from her younger son, Khalid.

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the man the U.S. says planned 9/11, was waterboarded 183 times by the CIA.

Khalid al Najar, 27, was half dazed as he walked back toward Khan Younis with a plastic bag of clothes.

Then there were greetings, and Khalid squeezed himself betwixt the others and was seated.

And Khalid was called “the dervish of science” by one; “the rope-dancer of nature” by another.

One day Khalid is conducted into the labyrinthine gloom and mould of the cellar.

And kissing her hand, Khalid falters, “Forgiveness is for the sinner, and the good are for forgiveness.”

In the dusk one day, Khalid visits Najma and finds her oiling and lighting the lamp.





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