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al-Zawiya, Khirbat خربة الزاويه (البشاتوة) - ח'ירבת א-זאויה -

District of Baysan
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for al-Zawiya, Khirbat Village - Palestine: : اراضي القريه وجسر قطار الحجاز
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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 cleansed 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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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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