Sheikh Jabir al-Kaabi

Sheikh Jabir al-Kaabi (178~ - 1881) ( _ar. شيخ جابر الكعبي) was the leader of the "Bani Kaab" Arab tribe and the Sheikh of Mohammerah during the 19th century. [http://www.ahwazstudies.org/images/stories/Ahwaz-HumanRight-dossier.pdf] He had two sons, Sheikh Maz'al, who succeeded him as tribal leader, and Sheikh Khaz'al.

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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