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Letter from King Abdulaziz Al Saud to Sheikh Khazal Al Kaabi — “Photo”


Al Ahwaz activists circulated a written letter addressed to the martyr Sheikh Khazal Al Kaabi from King Abdulaziz Al Saud.

The letter emphasizes the close relations between the Arab State of Ahwaz and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sheikh Khazal had strong links with the rulers of the Gulf, specifically with the rulers of Bahrain and Prince Abdulaziz, the founder of Saudi Arabia.
He was also a close personal friend of the late princes of Kuwait, Sheikh Mubarak Al-Sabah, Sheikh Jaber II and Sheikh Salem Al-Mubarak  And Sheikh Ahmed Al-Jaber, as he was a friend of the Iraqi monarchy at the time.

Sheikh Khazal was also a strong and fierce match for the Iranian Empire, which was known as the Continental State, a kingdom founded by the Qajars with its capital in Tehran until Reza Pahlavi overthrew the last Qajar rulers in 1925, establishing for himself the Pahlavi state.

Prince Khazal Al-Kaabi (June 24, 1861 – May 24, 1936), Emir of the Arab state of Al-Ahwaz, nicknamed Emir of Muhammarah, is the fifth son of Sheikh Jaber bin Mardaw, the third Emir of Al-Ahwaz, and his mother, Noura, the daughter of Sheikh Talal Al-Alwan, head of the Bawiyah tribe, was born in the village of Kut Al-Zein in the Abu Al-Khasib district in South of Basra, he came to power after the killing of his brother Mazal bin Jaber Al-Kaabi in 1897. He is considered one of the most important influencers in the Arabian Gulf region during his rule and was called the Sheikh of the Gulf Sheikhs.


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