Comparative army officer ranks of Arabophone countries

Summary

Rank comparison chart of officers for armies/land forces of Arabophone states.

Officers

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
 Algerian Land Forces[1]
16.PNA-GEN.svg 15.PNA-LG.svg 14.PNA-MG.svg 13.PNA-BG.svg 12.AlgA-COL.svg 11.AlgA-LTC.svg 10.AlgA-MAJ.svg 09.AlgA-CAPT.svg 08.AlgA-1LT.svg 07.AlgA-2LT.svg Blank.svg
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim
مرشح
Murashah
Général d'armée Général de corps d'armée Général major Général Colonel Lieutenant colonel Commandant Capitaine Lieutenant Sous lieutenant Aspirant


 Royal Bahraini Army
15.RBLF-FM.svg 14.RBLF-GEN.svg 13.RBLF-LG.svg 12.RBLF-MG.svg 11.RBLF-BG.svg 10.RBLF-COL.svg 09.RBLF-LTC.svg 08.RBLF-MAJ.svg 07.RBLF-CPT.svg 06.RBLF-1LT.svg 05.RBLF-2LT.svg
مشیر
Mushir
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


Comorian Army
Comoros-Army-OF-7.svg Comoros-Army-OF-6.svg Comoros-Army-OF-5.svg Comoros-Army-OF-4.svg Comoros-Army-OF-3.svg Comoros-Army-OF-2.svg Comoros-Army-OF-1b.svg Comoros-Army-OF-1a.svg
Général de division Général de brigade Colonel Lieutenant-colonel Commandant Capitaine Lieutenant Sous-Lieutenant


 Chadian Ground Forces
Chad-Army-OF-10.svg Chad-Army-OF-9.svg Chad-Army-OF-8.svg Chad-Army-OF-7.svg Chad-Army-OF-6.svg Chad-Army-OF-5.svg Chad-Army-OF-4.svg Chad-Army-OF-3.svg Chad-Army-OF-2.svg Chad-Army-OF-1b.svg Chad-Army-OF-1a.svg
Maréchal Général d'armée Général de corps d'armée Général de division Général de brigade Colonel Lieutenant-colonel Commandant Capitaine Lieutenant Sous-lieutenant


 Djiboutian Army
Blank.svg Djibouti-Army-OF-6.svg Djibouti-Army-OF-5.svg Djibouti-Army-OF-4.svg Djibouti-Army-OF-3.svg Djibouti-Army-OF-2.svg Djibouti-Army-OF-1b.svg Djibouti-Army-OF-1a.svg
Général de division Général de brigade Colonel Lieutenant-colonel Commandant Capitaine Lieutenant Sous-lieutenant


 Egyptian Army[2]
Egypt Army - OF10.svg Egypt Army - OF09.svg Egypt Army - OF08.svg Egypt Army - OF07.svg Egypt Army - OF06.svg Egypt Army - OF05.svg Egypt Army - OF04.svg Egypt Army - OF03.svg Egypt Army - OF02.svg Egypt Army - OF01b.svg Egypt Army - OF01a.svg
مشیر
Mushir
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


 Iraqi Ground Forces[3]
IraqArmyRankInsignia-1.png IraqArmyRankInsignia-2.png IraqArmyRankInsignia-3.png IraqArmyRankInsignia-4.png IraqArmyRankInsignia-5.png IraqArmyRankInsignia-6.png IraqArmyRankInsignia-7.png IraqArmyRankInsignia-8.png IraqArmyRankInsignia-9.png IraqArmyRankInsignia-10.png IraqArmyRankInsignia-11.png
مشیر
Mushir
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


 Royal Jordanian Army[4]
Field Marshal General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant 07. JLF-SC.svg
مشیر
Mushir
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim
تلميذ مرشح
Tilmidh murashah


Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
 Kuwait Army
16. KLF-GEN.svg 15. KLF-LG.svg 14. KLF-MG.svg 13. KLF-BG.svg 12. KLF-COL.svg 11. KLF-LTC.svg 10. KLF-MAJ.svg 09. KLF-CAPT.svg 08. KLF-1LT.svg 07. KLF-2LT.svg
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


 Lebanese Ground Forces[5]
21.LAF-LG.svg 20.LAF-MG.svg 19.LAF-BG.svg 18.LAF-COL.svg 17.LAF-LTC.svg 16.LAF-MAJ.svg 15.LAF-CAPT.svg 14.LAF-1LT.svg 13.LAF-2LT.svg 12.LAF-3rdY-OC.svg 11.LAF-2ndY-OC.svg 10.LAF-1stY-OC.svg
عماد
Eimad
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدّم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أوّل
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim
تلميذ ضابط سنة ثالثة
Tilmidh dabit sanat 3
تلميذ ضابط سنة ثانية
Tilmidh dabit sanat 2
تلميذ ضابط سنة أولى
Tilmidh dabit sanat 1


 Libyan Ground Forces[6]
Libya-Army-OF-10.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Libya-Army-OF-6.svg Libya-Army-OF-5.svg Libya-Army-OF-4.svg Libya-Army-OF-3.svg Libya-Army-OF-2.svg Libya-Army-OF-1b.svg Libya-Army-OF-1a.svg
مشير
Mushir
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


Mauritanian National Army[7]
14.Mauritania Air Force-MG.svg 13.Mauritania Air Force-BG.svg Mauritania-Army-OF-5.svg Mauritania-Army-OF-4.svg Mauritania-Army-OF-3.svg Mauritania-Army-OF-2.svg Mauritania-Army-OF-1b.svg Mauritania-Army-OF-1a.svg
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


 Royal Moroccan Army[8]
21-Moroccan Army-FM.svg 20-Moroccan Army-GEN.svg 19-Moroccan Army-LG.svg 18-Moroccan Army-MG.svg 17-Moroccan Army-BG.svg 16-Moroccan Army-BRIG.svg 15-Moroccan Army-COL.svg 14-Moroccan Army-LTC.svg 13-Moroccan Army-MAJ.svg 12-Moroccan Army-CPT.svg 11-Moroccan Army-1LT.svg 10-Moroccan Army-2LT.svg
Maréchal Général d'armée Général de corps d'armée Général de division Général de brigade Colonel-major Colonel Lieutenant-colonel Commandant Capitaine Lieutenant Sous-lieutenant Aspirant Élève officier


 Royal Army of Oman
18.RAO-FM.svg 17.RAO-GEN.svg 16.RAO-LG.svg 15.RAO-MG.svg 14.RAO-BG.svg 13.RAO-COL.svg 12.RAO-LTC.svg 11.RAO-MAJ.svg 10.RAO-CAPT.svg 09.RAO-1LT.svg 08.RAO-2LT.svg
مشیر
Mushir
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


Palestinian National Security Forces[9]
Liwaa' (PLA OF-7).gif 'amid (PLA OF-6).gif 'aqid (PLA OF-5).gif Moqaddim (PLA OF-4).gif Ra'id (PLA OF-3).gif Naqib (PLA OF-2).gif Molazim awwal (PLA OF-1A).gif Molazim (PLA OF-1B).gif
لواء
'Malaz
عميد
Eamid
عقيد
Eaqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Rayid
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


 Qatari Emiri Land Force
16. QELF-GEN.svg 15. QELF-LG.svg 14. QELF-MG.svg 13. QELF-BG.svg 12. QELF-COL.svg 11. QELF-LTC.svg 10. QELF-MAJ.svg 09. QELF-CAPT.svg 08. QELF-1LT.svg 07. QELF-2LT.svg
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
 Saudi Arabian Army[10]
Fariq Awwal Fariq Liwa Amid Aqid Muqaddam Raid Naqib Mulazim Awwal Mulazim 08.RSA-OC.svg
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim
مرشح
Murashah


Somali National Army[11]
16-Somali Army-MG.svg 15-Somali Army-MG.svg 14-Somali Army-BG.svg 13-Somali Army-COL.svg 12-Somali Army-LTC.svg 11-Somali Army-MAJ.svg 10-Somali Army-CPT.svg 09-Somali Army-1LT.svg 08-Somali Army-2LT.svg
Lieutenant general
Sareeye Guud
Major general
Sareeye Gaas
Brigadier general
Sareeye Guuto
Colonel
Gashaanle Sare
Lieutenant colonel
Gashaanle Dhexe
Major
Gashaanle
Captain
Dhamme
First lieutenant
Laba Xídígle
Second lieutenant
Xídígle


 Somaliland National Army
Somaliland Army OF-8.svg Somaliland Army OF-7.svg Somaliland Army OF-6.svg Somaliland Army OF-5.svg Somaliland Army OF-4.svg Somaliland Army OF-3.svg Somaliland Army OF-2.svg Somaliland Army OF-1b.svg Somaliland Army OF-1a.svg
Lieutenant general
Sareeye Guud
Major general
Sareeye Gaas
Brigadier general
Sareeye Guuto
Colonel
Gashaanle Sare
Lieutenant colonel
Gashaanle Dhexe
Major
Gashaanle
Captain
Dhamme
First lieutenant
Laba Xídígle
Second lieutenant
Xídígle


 Sudanese Army[12]
Sudan Army - OF10.svg Sudan Army - OF09.svg Sudan Army - OF08.svg Sudan Army - OF07.svg Sudan Army - OF06.svg Sudan Army - OF05.svg Sudan Army - OF04.svg Sudan Army - OF03.svg Sudan Army - OF02.svg Sudan Army - OF01b.svg Sudan Army - OF01a.svg
مشیر
Mushir
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


 Syrian Arab Army[13]
Syria Army - OF10.svg Syria Army - OF09.svg Syria Army - OF08.svg Syria Army - OF07.svg Syria Army - OF06.svg Syria Army - OF05.svg Syria Army - OF04.svg Syria Army - OF03.svg Syria Army - OF02.svg Syria Army - OF01b.svg Syria Army - OF01a.svg
فريق
Fariq
عماد أول‎‎
Eimad 'awal
عماد
Eimad
لواء
Alliwa'
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


 Tunisian Army[14]
Grade Terre tunisienne O10.png Grade Terre tunisienne O9.png Grade Terre tunisienne O8.png Grade Terre tunisienne O7.png Grade Terre tunisienne O6.png Grade Terre tunisienne O5.png Grade Terre tunisienne O4.png Grade Terre tunisienne O3.png Grade Terre tunisienne O2.png Grade Terre tunisienne O1.png
فريق أول
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
أمير لواء
'amir liwa'
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim
Général de corps d'armée Général de division Général de brigade Colonel-major Colonel Lieutenant-colonel Commandant Capitaine Lieutenant Sous-lieutenant


 United Arab Emirates Army
15-UAEA-GEN.svg 14-UAEA-LG.svg 13-UAEA-MG.svg 12-UAEA-BG.svg 11-UAEA-COL.svg 10-UAEA-LTC.svg 09-UAEA-MAJ.svg 08-UAEA-CAPT.svg 07-UAEA-1LT.svg 06-UAEA-2LT.svg
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


 Yemeni Land Forces
Yemen-Army-OF-10.svg Yemen-Army-OF-9.svg Yemen-Army-OF-8.svg Yemen-Army-OF-7.svg Yemen-Army-OF-6.svg Yemen-Army-OF-5.svg Yemen-Army-OF-4.svg Yemen-Army-OF-3.svg Yemen-Army-OF-2.svg Yemen-Army-OF-1b.svg Yemen-Army-OF-1a.svg
مشیر
Mushir
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم ثان
Mulazim than


Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet

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