List of Famous people named Khaled
Khaled al-Asaad was a Syrian archaeologist and the head of antiquities at the ancient city of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. He held this position for over 40 years. Al-Asaad was publicly beheaded by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on 18 August 2015, at the age of eighty three.
Khaled Omar Taja was a Syrian actor born in Rukneddine district in the city of Damascus. The poet Mahmoud Darwish called him "Anthony Quinn of the Arabs", he was ranked among the fifty best actors in the world according to the American Time magazine. He worked in more than 62 different TV series. He passed away at the age of 73 in April 4, 2012.
Khalid Ahmed Showky El Islambouli was an Egyptian army officer who planned and participated in the assassination of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, during the annual 6th October victory parade on 6 October 1981. Islambouli stated that his primary motivation for the assassination was Sadat's signing of the Camp David Accords with Israel and Sadat's plan for a more progressive Egypt. Islambouli was tried before an Egyptian court-martial, found guilty, and sentenced to death by firing squad. Following his execution, he was declared a martyr by many radicals in the Islamic world, and became an inspirational symbol for radical Islamic movements as one of the first 'modern martyrs of Islam'.
Khaled Hosseini is an Afghan-American novelist, physician, activist, humanitarian and UNHCR goodwill ambassador. After graduating from college, he worked as a doctor in California, a predicament that he likened to "an arranged marriage." He has published three novels, most notably his 2003 debut The Kite Runner, all of which are at least partially set in Afghanistan and feature an Afghan as the protagonist. Following the success of The Kite Runner he retired from medicine to write full-time.
Khaled bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud
Khalid bin Talal Al Saud is a member of the Saudi royal family and the owner of Al Nafood Trading Establishment.
Khaled Mohieddine was an Egyptian politician and a major in the Egyptian Army. He participated in the Egyptian Revolution of 1952, as a member of the Free Officers Movement, which overthrew the monarchy then under the rule of King Farouk.
Khaled Abdel Ghaffar
Khalid Atef Abdul Ghaffar is the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Egypt, succeeding his predecessor Ashraf El-Shihy. He headed the Department of Oral Medicine, Gum, Diagnosis and Radiology at the Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University, from 2009 to November 2015. He was appointed Dean of Dentistry in Ain Shams in 2014, contributing to the introduction of state-of-the-art dental equipment. He was appointed Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research and was awarded the State Encouragement Prize in Medical Sciences and published 20 research papers in international journals and magazines.
Khaled Bichara was an Egyptian businessman and entrepreneur who served as the Chairman of link.net and Chief Executive Officer of Accelero Capital. Prior to joining Accelero Capital, Bichara was Chief Executive Officer of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology OTMT, Group President and Chief Operating Officer of VimpelCom Ltd., and Executive Chairman of Global Telecom Holding. Bichara played a pivotal role in the merger of VEON and Wind Telecom to create the world's sixth-largest telecommunications carrier.
Khaled El Nabawy
Khaled Mohamed El Nabawy is an Egyptian actor who played roles in film, theater and television.
Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal
Khaled bin Alwaleed Al Saud is a Saudi prince, entrepreneur, and investor. He is the son of Al-Waleed bin Talal and his first wife and cousin, Dalal bint Saud. Khaled has been noted for his vegan lifestyle. He is a grandson of King Saud of Saudi Arabia on his mother's side and he is a great-grandson of King Abdulaziz, the founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on both his mother's and father's side.
Khaled Youssef, is an Egyptian director and film writer. His films are noted for their use of improvisation and a realistic cinéma vérité style. In a career spanning more than three decades, Youssef's films have encompassed many themes and genres. For several audiences, his films were an early prediction for 2010/2011 Arab uprisings. In his films, Youssef has addressed the issues of authoritarianism, lack social justice, poverty, religious intolerance, corruption, restrictions on the freedom of thoughts and opinion, and the sexual violence in the Egyptian and the Arab communities. As a result, he has been targeted by tens of judicial prosecutions and political harassments, motivated by different governments, over decades. Recently, He became a member of the Egyptian Parliament since November 2015.
Khaled Al Shaer
Khaled Al Shaer is a Bahraini journalist.
Khaled Kelkal was a French and Algerian terrorist affiliated with the GIA. He was involved in the 1995 terror bombings in France.
Khaled Mohammed Isa Al-Zylaeei is a Saudi Arabian football (soccer) player who currently plays as a midfielder. He joined Al-Nassr coming from Abha in the summer of 2009 to 2016 and he has achieved 3 titles with Al-Nassr Club. In June 2020 he was injured Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Khaled bin Abdullah
Khalid bin Abdullah Al Saud is the second eldest child of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. As the eldest living son of King Abdullah, he is a member of the Allegiance Council.
Khaled Mashal is a Palestinian, former leader of Hamas.
Khaled Haj Othman
Khaled Haj Othman is a Syrian football goalkeeper. He currently plays at Al-Ittihad in Syria.
Major-General Khaled Nezzar is an Algerian general and former member of the High Council of State of Algeria. He was born in the douar of Thlet, in Seriana in the Batna region. His father, Rahal Nezzar, was a former non-commissioned officer in the French army who had turned to farming after World War II. His mother died in 1941.
Khaled El Sheikh
Khaled El Sheikh is a Bahraini singer. Married with 5 daughters. Honored in 12th Bahrain International Musical Festival on 14 October 2003. Honored by Culture & Arts Directorate, Ministry of Information for best music and sound effects for Akhbar AlMajnoon play on 6 July 2005.
Khalid al-Tuwaijri was Chief of the Royal Court of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, and was the highest ranking non-prince in the kingdom, until his unceremonious ousting by King Salman in 2015.