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Nakba Oral History Podcast: Interview with Fahmi al-Abid
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Posted on May 28, 2006
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Name Fahmi al-Abid  
فهمي العابد
Year of Birth 1933
Interviewed By     F. Salameh and R. Mahmoud   
Duration 303 Minutes
Interview Date April 18, 2006
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Posted by ليث روحي العابدي on December 30, 2014 #155746

الجميع يسكن في وطنه الا شعب فلسطين فله وطن يسكن فيه
Posted by حمال حمعه on September 3, 2011 #137546

ارسل تحياتى الى استاذنا الكبير فهمى العابدى
Posted by وليد المنسي-جده on January 9, 2011 #128857

كل الشكر الى ال العابدي..والشكر الخاص الى استاذي الكريم فهمي العابدي والى مدرستي واساتذتي الكرام
Posted by husasam on January 18, 2009 #64262

الله يعطيكم العافية على المقابلة

جهد مميز استمتعت وانا اسمع تاريخ بلدي

ذكريات جميلة كان يحدثنا عنها جدي رحمه الله

نشكر الاستاذ فهمي العابد جزاه الله خير

اللهم ردنا الى بلادنا يارب