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Welcome To al-Nahr - النهر (א-נהר)

District of Acre
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for al-Nahr Village - Palestine: : Remains of a house at al-Nahr
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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 21, 1948
Distance from district 14 (km) Northeast of Acre
Elevation from the sea 65 (meters)
Map location See location #14 on the map

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Military Operation against town The second phase of Operation Ben-Ami
Attacking Units 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 al-Nahr was mostly destroyed and defaced.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Nahr inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
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
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
that usurped village lands
Ben 'Ammi and Kabri.
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