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Welcome To al-Zawiya, Khirbat
District of Baysan
خربة الزاويّه - ח'ירבת א-זאויה
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 15th-18th, 1948
Distance from district center 11.5 km Northeast of Baysan
Elevation from the sea -190 (meters)
Map location See location number #8 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Gideon
Israeli attacking brigade Golani Brigade
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
Khirbat al-Zawiya was completely obliterated and defaced.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Zawiya, Khirbat inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Archeological sites The Cusader Castle Belvoir is located close to the village.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands No Israeli settlements on village lands
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Arabic في كتاب لكي لا ننسى

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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"Cactuses grow throughout the site, which has been turned into a grazing area. The Kawkab al-Hawa fortress overlooks the village from the northeast."

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