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District of Acre
النهر - א-נהר
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 21, 1948
Distance from district center 14 (km) Northeast of Acre
Elevation from the sea 65 (meters)
Map location See location number #14 on the map
Israeli military operation The second phase of Operation Ben-Ami
Israeli attacking brigade Carmeli Brigade
Israeli acts of terror Massacre occured by Jewish troops against the town's inhabitants.
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis al-Nahr was mostly destroyed and defaced.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis al-Nahr inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 5,243
Jewish 0
Public 18
Total 5,261
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Area planted w/ citrus 2,066
Irrigated & Plantation 1,937
Area planted w/ olives 310
Planted W/ Cereal 1,094
Built up 28
Cultivable 5,097
Non-Cultivable 136
before occupation
Year Population
1931 522
1945 610
1948 708
Est. Refugees 1998 4,345
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 120
1948 162
Town's name through history The Ottoman Yearbook referred to the site as belonging to the villages of Tall and Qahwa.
Archeological sites al-Nahr was established on an archaeological site called Tall al-Qahwa.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Ben 'Ammi and Kabri.
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Bibliography and References

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محمد البياع البياع الدوحه, دولة قطر
Said Tamalawi - South, Lebanon
ابو سمرا موسى صيدا, لبنان
ghada mbarki - -
rula - akka
Nadim Ezhamad - -
احمد شحادة -
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محمد عطية عطية سورية, سورية
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Monah Ahmad Zaghloul Zaghloul Dubai, United Arab Emirates
يافا خالد عطية عطية سورية, سورية
om salih attiya -
هبة ازدحمد - -
Luay Merhi - saida, Lebanon
Ali - Mazraa' village
Riad Merhi Al Afifi Saida, Lebanon, Lebanon
Ali - UAE, United Arab Emirates
Amal El-Chazli - Beirut, Lebanon
asslan Asslan Mazraa village
Dareen Abu Alkheer - Canada
Fadi Izhamad - South, Lebanon
Khalid El-Shazli - -
En. Khalid attiya foad attiya aleppo , syria-aleppo-nerap camp
M. MOUSA Mousa Canada
lolo alnahr saida, lebanon
Joumana Mar'i Merhi-Afifi Sharjah, U.A.E.
Shahnaz Merhi Mrs.Shahnaz Diab Saida-Lebanon
Ousama Merhi Merhi South, Lebanon
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