The State Department later declared that khan was "welcome" in the United States but the tension was obvious.
khan looks youthful—even at 29, she seems like a teen—peeking out from underneath chunky bangs and wrinkling her button nose.
The story of how Mohammed Assaf got to audition in Cairo from khan Younis is the stuff that episodes of Glee are made of.
“Our leaders would not cheat the blood of thousands of martyred Taliban who have sacrificed themselves for us,” says khan.
Each of these assertions is contradicted by the facts contained in khan's own pages.
“I have brought but two, who are in the hands of my followers;” answered the khan.
On this occasion, our provisions were supplemented by the hospitality of the khan.
The khan, however, did not deign to interfere in a strife which caused him no trouble.
The retainers of the khan of Khar implored them not to be so rash.
Afterwards I saw things differently, but that first day the great city of the mighty khan seemed as a mirage to me.
c.1400, from Turkic, literally "lord, prince," contraction of khaqan "ruler, sovereign." Known in Europe since 13c., cf. Latin chanis, Greek kanes, Old French chan.