Bayt Tima

Tracing all That Remains of the Village of Bayt Tima.

Tracing all That Remains of the Village of Bayt Tima.

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Bayt Tima is located in the middle of Gaza District, south of al-Majdal, east of al-Jiyya, as shown on the map.

Bayt Tima:

There are no Israeli settlements on Bayt Tima village lands. Sycamore and carob trees grow around the rubble on the site.

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Niilya

Tracing all That Remains of the Village of Ni’ilya

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Ni’ilya is located in the west part of Gaza District, south of al-Majdal, east of al-Khisas, as shown on the map.

Ni’ilya:

The center of the town of Ashqelon, established in 1948, is northwest of the Ni’ilya village site; the town has expanded onto village lands. The village has been obliterated, and the site is overgrown with wild plants and a few sycamore trees.

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al-Majdal

Tracing all That Remains of al-Majdal

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al-Majdal Asqalan is located in the north part of Gaza District, north of Gaza, south of Isdud, as shown on the map.

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al-Jura

Tracing all that remains of the village of al-Jura

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al-Jura is located in the west part of Gaza District, southwest of al-Majdal, north of al-Khisas, as shown on the map.

Al Jourah/Asqalan located 15.5 miles NE of Gaza. Population: 2,420. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlements of Ashqelon and Afridar built on its 3,056 acres.

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Dayr Sunayd

Tracing all that remain of the destroyed village of Dayr Sunayd

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Dayr Sunayd is located in the middle of Gaza District, south of al-Majdal, west of Simsim, as shown on the map.

Dayr Sunayd:

There are no Israeli Settlements on Dayr Sunayd village lands. The settlement of Yad Mordechai was established just to the north of village lands. A railroad bridge, unused segments of track, and three of the train station’s buildings are all that remain of Dayr Sunayd. The station’s buildings are deserted and in a state of deterioration.

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Mohammed Assaf wins Arab Idol

Jubilation among Palestinians as singer who grew up in refugee camp wins over voters across Arab world

Palestinian cities erupted in joy after the Gazan singer Mohammed Assaf won the Arab Idol singing contest final held in Beirut on Saturday night – Jun 22, 2013.

Reuters in Gaza and Ramallah.

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Palestinians carry the dead body of a child from under the rubble of a house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza.

Palestinians carry the dead body of a child from under the rubble of a house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza.Palestinians carry the dead body of a child from under the rubble of a house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza.

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Man buries Mohammed Hejazi, a Palestinian boy, at a cemetery in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip.

Man buries Mohammed Hejazi, a Palestinian boy, at a cemetery in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip.Man buries Mohammed Hejazi, a Palestinian boy, at a cemetery in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip.Man buries Mohammed Hejazi, a Palestinian boy, at a cemetery in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian carry the bodies of two boys during their funeral in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza.

Palestinian carry the bodies of two boys during their funeral in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza.Palestinian carry the bodies of two boys during their funeral in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza.

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Palestinians pray next to the bodies of members of the al-Dalou family during their funeral in Gaza City.

Palestinians pray next to the bodies of members of the al-Dalou family during their funeral in Gaza City.Palestinians pray next to the bodies of members of the al-Dalou family during their funeral in Gaza City.

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