see KhorramshahrKhorramshahr
, city (1991 pop. 34,750), Khuzestan prov., SW Iran, at the confluence of the Karun River and the Shatt al Arab, near the Persian Gulf. It is a busy port. Its development dates to the late 19th cent., when steam navigation on the Karun was started.
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In the 1940 Introduction, he writes about the period that ended in 1920, and says that since these dispatches, Sultan Abdul Hamid has gone, so has Sheikh Khazal, the emir of the Muhammerah, who was the opposite of the dictatorial shah.
There is a chapter entitled "NOTE ON THE TRIBAL AUTHORITY OF THE SHEIKHS OF MUHAMMERAH AND KUWEIT IN THE OCCUPIED TERRITORIES," for which I found a translation in an Arabic book entitled Forgotten Pages of the History of the Arabian Peninsula.
His tribesmen are settled in the Fao district only, whereas sections of tile two confederations of the Muhaisin and the Cha'ab (both of whom own the Sheikh of Muhammerah as overlord, while the Muhaisin are his own particular tribe, and stand in the closest relations to him), are found on either bank of the Shatt-el-Arab from above Basra to Fao.