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District of Acre
دير القاسي - דיר אל-קאסי
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date October 30, 1948
Distance from district center 26 (km) Northeast of Acre
Elevation from the sea 675 (meters)
Map location See location number #10 on the map
Israeli military operation Hiram
Defenders Local militia & Arab Liberation Army
Refugees' migration route Dayr al-Qasi refugees were pushed northward to a route leading to Rumaysh in Lebanon, which was known then to the Israelis by al-Qawuqji Route.
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
Dayr al-Qasi was mostly destroyed with the exception of few houses currently being used by Israeli Jewish settlers.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Dayr al-Qasi was mostly ethnically cleansed soon after occupation, and on May 27th, 1949 the "Jewish state" ethnically cleansed all remaining residence to Lebanon.
Village clans or hamolas For now, we're aware of the folloing clans/hamulas: Ma'arouf, al-Sadeq, Aoudi, Hamada, al-Khatib, al-Kassab, Ali-Al Bukkaee, Orfali, Hammoud, al-Sheikh Taha (Kassem) and al-Thahir (or Zahir). If your clan name is not listed, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 26,619
Jewish 0
Public 7,392
Total 34,011
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 1,617
Area planted w/ olives 900
Planted W/ Cereal 6,475
Built up 247
Cultivable 8,092
Non-Cultivable 25,672
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1931 917
1945 2,300
1948 2,668
Est. Refugees 1998 16,384
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 169
1948 491
Schools One elementary school for boys which was founded during the British Mandate period.
Religious institutions Two mosques
Shrines/maqams Two shrines:- 1st for al-Shaykh Jawhar and the 2nd for Abu Halyun. The village also had a zawiya for the al-Shadhiliyya Sufi brotherhood.
Water supplies The springs of al-Fassuta and al-Mansura, and a pool collecting rain water.
Archeological sites The village contains ancient artifacts from the Canaanites, Israelites, and Romans periods.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Alkosh, Netu'a, Mattat, and Abbirim
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"A few stone houses still are used as residences or warehouses by the inhabitants of Elqosh. The debris of destroyed houses is strewn over the site. The school building stands deserted."

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
Nour Maarouf Maarouf Abu Dhabi , U.A.E
Samer Wafic Abdulkhalek - -
ayman maarouf - canada
Ahmad Ali Abed Sadek -أحمد علي عبد صادق Sadek or al-Sadeq -
Khaled El Orfaly Orfaly Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Rana Maarouf Maarouf ca, USA
khaled maarouf - canada,edmonton
Ahmad Assaad Hamadeh Hamadeh Sweden, Sweden
احمد عودي - 'طرابلس, ليبيا
Yasmeen El-Sadek - -
.Zahi Maarouf - S.Arabia, S, Arabia
ahmed hammoud - -
Mahmoud-L-Maarouf - Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
Mona Zaher - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
suhair elsadek - oregon, united states
ayed alsadek - -
USIF TAHA Al-Sheikh Taha LEBANON ,SAIDA ,EIN EL HELWEH CAMP
Nader Aoude Aoude New York, USA
عماد ظاهر ظاهر uppsala, Sweden
Wael Aoudi Aoudi Texas, USA
Madi Daher Daher Ottawa, Canada
Ahlam Daher - Abu Dhabi, UAE
zuhair hammoud abu dhabi, united arab emirates
Wissam Maarouf - Doha, Qatar
عدنان معروف معروف بيروت, لبنان
زهير ضاهر - Abu Dhabi, UAE
Ayad Maarouf - Abudhabi - UAE
Jumana Elsadek - -
Shamma - Halmstad, Sweden
Ali Maarouf Sour - Lebanon Sour
Rola Cheikh Taha - -
m7md ziad zaher - ajman, UAE
shadi oaudi - LONDON, UK
مشتاقة - -
Dalia Rabhi El Sadek El Sadek kuwait
abo amjed - norway
israa el-ourfali - -
Salah Mohammed Aoudi Aoudi Tripoli, Libya
omar ourfali ourfali jeddah, saudi arabia
omar ourfali ourfali jeddah, saudi arabia
mounir ourfali ourfali jeddah, saudi arabia
محمد البدارين البدارين الاردن, الاردن
Riham Daher - -
Mohamad Maarouf Maarouf USA
samar daher - al-khobar, saudi arabia
samera alsadeq - -
ourfali - Windsor,ON, canada
Feras AlSadek AlSadek dubai, U.A.E
wissamm marouf dubai, uae
nana - ajman, ajman
adnan al-sadek al sadek -
Majed Maarouf Maarouf Yemen, Yemen
Douaa El-Sadek - Sharjah, UAE
Rana Lutfi Maarouf - California, California
maysa marouf marouf abu dhabi uae, uae
bilal zaher zaher AlAin
Yasmine Alsadek Sadiq Portland, USA
Bassam El Amine Hamada -
MOHAMAD TAHA TAHA VA, USA
Kamal/ Wafica Maarouf Valencia, Spain
ahmad hamdan -
Ola Maarouf Maarouf Beirut, Lebanon
Walid Sadik ElSadeq Saudi Arabia/Lebanon/Yemen
Rasha MAAROUF MAAROUF Rabat, Morocco
ahmad ourfali - windsor-canada
mohamad jomaa syria, syria
خليلية خليلية جبع
wissam - Beirut, Lebanon
Fatima Maarouf - Virginia, USA
Mazen Irsheid - Amman, Jordan
Reem Al Sadek - Bahrain, Bahrain
Demah El-Sadek Ontario, Canada
omar maarouf - jeddah, saudia arabia
ابوشقره - جنين, جلبون
Saba Sadeq - VA, USA
hassan El-Oneis - sharjah, uae
ahmad zaki eloneis eloneis sharjah, uae
yasmine el - -
Waleed Khalid Maarouf MAAROUF ABUDHABI, UAE
Firas Hikamt Elsadek El Sadek NJ, USA
Reem - -
Mohammad Hajj Hajj Amman, Jordan
Roula Nayef Maarouf Maarouf London, United Kingdom
alaa zaher Zaher UAE
Saleh Akram Hamadeh Hamadeh -
Baha Taha Al-Sheikh Taha -
Oula Maarouf Maarouf Saida, Lebanon
nimatallah hammoud HAMMOUD ODENSE, Denmark
Hisham Maarouf - -
Nayef Maarouf Maarouf Saida, Lebanon
mazen sadek - south lebanon, lebanon
mohammad al-zaher Al-Zaher uae, UAE
Abdul Rahim Marouf Marouf -
Mohamed Salah Elsadek Elsadek Lebanon
Mohamed AL Sadek AL Sadek DC, USA
Sadek Salah Elsadek Elsadek Kuwait
MANAL SERHAN Safad beirut, LEBANON
Salah Saa'd Elsadek Elsadek Kuwait
Ahmad Nayef Maarouf MAAROUF Dubai, UAE
Jihad Alsadek - -
Mohammed Sadek - south, lebanon
AYMAN MUSTAFA SADEQ - ------------, JORDAN
Ayman Ahmad Saleh Marouf Marouf Ontario, Canada
Essa Kassab - Kuwait, Kuwait
Ghada El-Sadek El-Sadek Mississauga, Canada
Yasser Ahmad Saleh Aoudi - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
abir hammoud - odense, denmark
soheil - kuwait
Hala Hammoud Hammoud Minnesota, USA
Imad Maarouf Maarouf Beirut, Lebanon
atef maarouf - mn, usa
Ahmad Maarouf Houston, USA
Marouf maarouf -
saleh aoudi - -
Nabil MAAROUF MAAROUF Bordeaux, France
Karim Sadik SADIK -
IMBECIL DE MONALISA INT'L PY - Foz
Wessam Maarouf - Copenhagen, Denmark
abu wadee3 elkhatib united arab emirates, abudhabi
Khaled Elabed - -
Khaled Ali Yassen Aoudi Aoudi Ontario, Canada
Fawzi Maarouf Maarouf CT,USA
mazin khalid - TEXAS USA
Ibrahim el sadiq - GAZA, Palestine
Lama Sadiq sadiq ca, usa
Mahmoud Sharif Daher Daher -
Ali Khashan khashan leicester, UK & Lebanon
n/a alsadek sharjah, uae
Aouni Al Sadek Al Sadek N/A, PAKISTAN
HORM - Beirut, Lebanon
Ahmad Taha TAHA ohio, USA
NAZEIH MAAROUF - TURKEY, TURKEY
Awad Marouf Marouf Dubai
Mayssara Seoud - Denmark, Danmark
bassam El_Khatib El_khatib USA
Doaa.M. Sadek AL- SADEQ United Arab Emirates
Fadi M. Sadeq Sadeq United Arab Emirates
mohammed k. maarouf MAAROUF BEIRUT, LEBANON
hussam - ankara, Turkey
jamalmaarouf maarouf gotenberg, sweden
Mohamad Fadda - Beirut, Lebanon
samer maarouf - beirut, lebanon
Basil Sadiq Sadiq Virginia, United States
Salma Al-Khatib Al-Khatib Khobar, Saudia
Ragheed Ali-Al Bukkaee Ali-Al Bukkaee Doha, Qatar
Hicham Maarouf Maarouf Kّbenhavn NV, Danmark
AHMAD ZIAD MAAROUF MAAROUF ATHENS, GREECE
Sharif Khalil Zaher Zaher Tripoli, Lebanon
Adnan Nafa Nafa Copenhagen, DK
samer el_khatib uae, uae
mohammad Maarouf Germany, Germany
bahaa zaher zaher Kuwait
Dana Mushrif daher Daher Dubai, UAE
mahmoud maarouf - rabat, maroc
Jihad Marouf marouf Saida, LEB
aoudi der alqasi abu dhabi, uae
Tahani Audi - -
hani - uae, uae
Mazen Maarouf - OHIO, USA
Firas Elsadek Al Sadeq NJ, USA
Tarek Hikmat Elsadek Al Sadeq NJ, USA
Maan Maarouf - Dubai, U.A.E
Tawfeek Abdulkhalik MALAK U.A.E.
AHMAD MAAROUF Maarouf Ohio, USA
mohamad - lebanon, lebanon
Ibn Sami Al-Sadek Sadek AL, USA
kassem assaad Assaad -
rida alsadek - -
A. H. Al Rasheed Est. For Contracting. - Centeral, Saudi Arabia
Awad Aref Daher Al Daher Dubai, U.A.E.
Daoud Zaher Al-Zaher Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Imad Ali Ali Al Bukkaee Southern, Lebanon
BILAL MAAROUF MAAROUF Ontario, Canada
HANI AOUDI - UAE, 50
Samah Maarouf Maarouf Madrid, Spain
Rami Maarouf Maarouf Ney York, USA
Abu Omar Daher Oman, Oman
MAZEN AOUDI - UAE, 50
ali abdulrahim sharjah, uae
muhammed abdulrahim sharjah, uae
Manar Mostafa Sadek Sadek RAK, UAE
AYMAN AUDI UAE, UAE
Heba Mustafa Sadek Sadeq Sharjah -U.A.E
Mohammed Kamal Sadek Sadek Sharjah, UAE
makram aoude AOUDE UAE, UAE
kareem maarouf - gayrettepe, turkey
shadia audeh - Amman, Jordan
Mohamad Kassab - QC, Canada
Abu Alladin Daher C, Sweden
Mohsen Daher Daher Abu Dhabi, UAE(050-5114322)
Hisham Maarouf Maarouf Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
OMAR ZAHER zaher Dubai, UAE
samira daher uae, uae
maarouf Dayer al qasi Denmark, denmark
Rami Ghandi Al Sadeq Malta
abu fadel Zaher sharjah, united arab emirates
Ahmad Fawzi Zaher Zaher Dubai, UAE
Majdeddine Mahmoud Zaher Zaher INDIANA, USA
Raafat Taha Taha -
Imad Asaad Hamadeh Hamadeh Gothenburg, Sweden
mohamad - lebanon, lebanon
AbuAhmad - -
Khalid Malak Malak U.A.E
Yasser Zaher - -
Mohammad Toufik Maarouf Maarouf -
Ali Zeid Aoudi Aoudi Texas, USA
te.MAHMOUD SHAMOUN tal al-turmus amman, jordan
MAHMOOD A. AL UNIES AL UNIES abu dhabi, united arab emirates
IYAD H. AL UNIES AL UNIES CHEHEEM AL SHOUF, LEBANON
HUSSAM H. AL UNIES AL UNIES CHEHEEM AL SHOUF, LEBANON
IMAD H. AL UNIES AL UNIES NORWAY, OSLO
GHASSAN H. AL UNIES AL UNIES abu dhabi, united arab emirates
Mohammad Y Hajj hajj Central Province, Saudi Arabia
nader zaher abu dhabi, uae
Mostafa Hassan Hamaeh Hamadeh -
Akram Saleh Hamadeh Hamadeh Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Abed Almonem zaher - dubai, UAE
Ahmed Fares Makkieh - Beirut
Saadeddine Mahmoud Zaher - Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Omar Daher Zaher Abu Dhabi, UAE
Mohammad Ahmad Saleh Aoudi Aoudi Eastern Region, 31952
Yasser Ahmad Saleh Aoudi Aoudi Central Region, Saudi Arabia
Ahmad Aoudi Aoudi Easter Region, Saudi Arabia
Mohammad Alsadek Alsadek -
Sami - Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Mahmoud Madi Daher Daher Abu Dhabi - UAE
AMMAR MAAROUF - UAE
AHMAD MAAROUF - -
Rula al-Sadek al-Sadek Sayda, Lebanon
Dr. Imad Hassan El-Sadek El-Sadek Salmiya, Kuwait
Imad Hammoud - Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Ibrahim Sadeq - -
Dr.Moufid mohd. El Abed - -
Khalid Mazen Sadeq Sadeq CA, USA
Abed Maarouf Maarouf sharjah, UAE
Dr.Said Al Abed - -
Nabeel Hazim Sadiq Sadiq Virginia, USA
Basil Maysara Sadiq Sadiq Virginia, USA
Maysara Khalid Sadiq Sadiq Virginia, USA
Mohamad Ghassan El-Sadek Sadeq ON, Canada
Haitham Sabri Sadeq Sadeq Virginia, USA
Aiman Sadeq Al-Sadeq VA, USA
Dalia Mazen Sadiq - CA, USA
Hazim Khalid Sadiq Sadiq Virginia, USA
Mazin Khalid Sadiq Sadiq CA, USA
Ziad El-Abd - -
Zakaria Zaher - Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
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