Prince Rashed Al-Khuzai (الأمير راشد الخزاعي), full name Prince Rashed bin Prince Khuzai bin Durgham bin Fayad bin Prince Mustapha bin Salameh Al Fraihat (1850–1957), was a Sunni Islamic political figure. In 1937, he began the Revolution of Ajloun by forming the Arab anti-colonial militant group Rebels of Ajloun. Until his death in 1957, he was associated with Sheikh Izz ad-Din al-Qassam.
History of Ajloun
Before the victory of the Turkish Empire (Ottomans) over the Mamluks in the battle of Marj Dabek, Ajloun Mountain (Jabal Ajloun in Arabic) was a base for emirates which controlled Jordan and portions of Palestine. The strength of the principality and its rulers led the Ottomans to name Ajloun the Emirates of Ajloun (a sanjak) in 1517.
The town of Kufranjah is the seat of tribal and emirate governance through the al-Fraihat family, who ruled the region for hundreds of years and protected pilgrims to the Levant. The Ajloun region and Prince Rashed