Jabir al-Kaabi

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Jabir al-Kaabi (178~ - 1881) (Arabic: الشيخ جابر الكعبي‎) was the leader of the Bani Kaab Arab tribe and the Sheikh of Khorramshahr ("Mohammerah") during the 19th century. He had two sons, Maz'al Jabir al-kaabi, who succeeded him as tribal leader, and Khaz'al ibn Jabir al-kaabi.

A strong and outspoken leader, Jabir was close with Nassereddin Shah Qajar and was a vital force in successfully defending Khuzestan from invading British and Ottoman forces.

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