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District of Safad
سعسع - סעסע
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date October 30, 1948
Distance from district center 12 (km) North East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 875 (meters)
Map location See location number #44 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Hiram
Israeli attacking brigade The terror soldiers of Sheva' (Seventh) Brigade and Palestinian Arab Druze unit.
Israeli acts of terror On 15th of February 1948, the Palmach Third Battalion killed 15 villagers including 5 children, and the destruction of 15 village houses. Another UNKNOWN MASSACRE occurred in Sa'sa' during occupation on the handed of the terror gangs of Sheva' (Seventh) Brigade. We need details about this unknown massacre if you have any!
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
The village has been mostly destroyed with the exception of few houses, some are deserted, and some are used by Jewish settlers
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
The village inhabitants were mostly ethnically cleansed to Lebanon, but some were allowed to stay in Jish (Safad).
Terminating refugee camps The refugees are mostly living in Naher al-Barid refugee camp near Tripoli (Lebanon), some are in al-Rashidyah refugee camp near Sour/Tyre (Labanon), and few refugees living in the village of al-Ghaziyah (mostly from al-Sayid clan) near 'Ayn al-Hilwah refugee camp.
Village clans or hamolas The clans of DAR EL-SAYED, DAR HUSSAEN EL-KHALIL , DAR WHEBEH, DAR ALSHEIKH HUSSAEN DAR AL HAJJ, DAR LUBANI, DAR KENAAN, DAR SALEH, DAR EL GHAZAL.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 12,822
Jewish 0
Public 1,974
Total 14,796
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 1,404
Area planted w/ olives 150
Planted W/ Cereal 4,514
Built up 48
Cultivable 5,918
Non-Cultivable 8,830
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1596 457
19th century 300
1922 643
1931 840
1945 1,130
1948 1,311
Est. Refugees 1998 8,050
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 154
1948 240
Schools The village had two elementary schools, one school was for boys and the other school was for girls.
Religious institutions One mosque
Shrines/maqams Sa'sa contains maqam/shrine for an old sage known by Maqam al-Sheikh Waheib, Maqam Sitty Nafeesa, and Maqam al-Sheikh Sadeeq.
Water supplies The village contained AYN AL BEDEIH, SHEIKH WAHEIB, OUM ALASSAFEER, OUN AL RAKHAM, AL BERKHEIH, AL MAHFARA and 10's of underground wells all around in the village houses and in the fields around.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Sasa
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
Some of the old olive trees remain, and a number of walls and houses still stand. Some of the houses are presently used by the settlement; one of them has an arched entrance and arched windows.

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
shawki krayyem - naher allbared
noora السيد uae, uae
Mohammed soubhi el sayyed El Sayyed Athens
BADR BADR GERMANY
BADR adib ibrahim badr germany
Khaled Bader Bader Kuwait
bahaa - -
Mohamed Hassan Zarife Zarife Germany, Germany
AKRAM AHMAD ZEIDAN WEHBEH Wehbeh HAWALLY, STATE OF KUWAIT
Bilal El Sayed - dubai, UAE
Mutaz Loubani Loubani Germany
Wehbeh - UAE
mohammad kassem nehmi -
Rabih Wehbeh Rabih Beirut, Lebanon
Taghrid Hussein Alkhalil Ontario, Canada
Mohammed Abdulrahim Huusein Khalil -
cippa - -
Mohamad Wehbe - United Arab Emirates
naser kassem kassem danmark
wahed - lund
hosam loubani loubani damascus, syria
Ahmad Wehbe Wehbe cleveland, United Kingdom
Ahmad Al Jumaa - Texas, USA
heba alsayed - ABU DHABI -UAE
Mahmoud Abdul Rahim Hussin Al Khalil North, Lebanon
zaid sasa sasa amman, jordan
Mahmoud Loubani Loubani Abu Dhabi, UAE
abdallah kahlalieh dubai, uae
Hussein El-Sayed El-Sayed UK
moussa ahmed saasaa -
Um mohiddin wehbe,Tripoli California, Lebanon
abo eljoj - germany, germany
Walid Awad Awad Dubai, UAE
wasim nasr - -
Ahmed Fawzi Loubani Doha, Qatar
Samer Loubani Loubani Tripoli, Lebanon
Ahmad Loubani Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
A Loubani Loubani -
Maher Dahoud Dahoud U.A.E
Soubh Badr Badr -
Ahmad El sayed EL sayed UAE
Abu Faten Wehbe Wehbe Abu Dhabi - Ottawa
Hietham Bou Shaheen - Mount Lebanon, Lebanon
Mahmoud Wehbe Wehbe U.A.E - SHARJAH
LOUBANI - TRIPOLI, LEBANON
Dwahbeh - Abu Dhabi, UAE
Fawzi El-Breidi El-Breidi sharjah, UAE
Mohammad Ahmad Abou Hussein Abou Hussien -
Jihad Abou Hussien Abou Hussien Denmark, Denmark
Ibrahim Abou Hussien Abou Hussien Denmark, Denmark
Abdullah Abou Hussein Abou Hussien -
Mohammad Al Sayed Al Sayed Libanon, Libanon
wissam elhajj - -
BADER - greece, greece
Fahd Azzam Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
moataz Azzam Azzam abu dhabi, united arab emirates
jamal abu hassan abu hassan danmark, danemark
Ahmad Al Jumaa - Texas, USA
Fadi Krayyem - -
Rani Rafick Al Sayed Rani Rafick Al Sayed UAE, Abu Dhabi . U.A.E
Samar El Sayed - Canada
moukhtar - lebanon, lebanon
Ali El-Sayed El-Sayed Denmark, Denmark
abuhalim abdallah lebanon, sasa
Nora - -
Louay Chahade UAE
aboura - U.A.E
Mohamad Soliman Soliman Denmark, Denmark
Wissam Balous abu dhabi, UAE
Khaled Al-Sayyed Al-Sayyed Abu Dhabi, UAE
maher ahmad wehbe wehbe tripoli, lebanon
wehbe wehbe wehbe doha, qatar
tareq ne3me qassem abu dahbi, UAE
MOHAMMAD BURHAN WEHBE wehbe tripoli, lebanon
Farah Farah United Arab Emraites, United Arab Emraites
Rafick El-Sayed El-Sayed Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Sameh Sayyed - lebanon
mOEN WAHBEH WAHBEH TRIPOLI, 961
Ahmad Zarife EL-HAJ TRIPOLI, LEBANON
Oussama Wehbe Wehbe Nord, France
Tareq Wehbe Wehbe Abu Dhabi, UAE
jomanah wehbeh - naher albared-tripoli, lebanon
Samer Abou-Houssein - Aarhus, Denmark
ASHRAF MAJED ABU HUSSEIN ABU HUSSEIN ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Hanadi Loubani Loubani Canada
loma - lebanon, lebanon
nayef Moh'd kanaan Kanaan Malmo
Soubh Badr Badr Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
issam saleh - -
almouktar - lebanon, lebanon
ZIAD WEHBE - -
Samer Bader - Aksai, Kazakhstan
Jenine1988 Wehbeh -
marwan wehbeh wehbeh -
Ziad Diab Al-Ghazal Canada
mohammad wehby - -
RAMI WEHBE Wehbe Beirut, Lebanon
Jihad Diab Al-Ghazal Abu Dhabi, UAE
Ahmad Khalil Moh'd A/Rahim (AbdulRahim) Hussein Khalil Abu Dhabi, UAE
omar nasser nasser tripoly, lebanon
قرارية - -
MOHAMMED ALI MOHAMMED MERA'I KANA'AN KANA'AN ABU DHABI , U.A.E
Ahmad Loubani - Ontario, Canada
Mohamed Abou houssein Abou Hussein Danmark, Danmark
NAIF TAHA EL HAJE SHARJAH, UAE
husam wehbeh wehbeh ankara, turkey
Iyad Wehbe Wehbe Sharjah, UAE
Ahmad Abou Hussein Abou Hussein Denmark, Denmark
lotfi wehbe - Dubai, U.A.E
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