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Welcome To 'Iraq al-Manshiyya - عراق المنشية (עיראק אל-מנשיה)

District of Gaza
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date March 1, 1949
Distance from district 32 (km) North East of Gaza
Elevation from the sea 125 (meters)
Map location See location #34 on the map

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Military Operation against town Operaion Yo'av
Attacking Units Alexandroni Brigade
Defenders Egyptian Army
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction

The village was obliterated. It should be noted that Intel Corporation (the semiconductor giant) maintains & operates one of its biggest manufacturing plants outside the US (FAB 18) on a looted land. We demand restitution for the dispossessed Palestinian refugees who happens to be just few miles to the East in the slums of the Gaza Strip. Such right has been granted to these refugees base on United Nation resolution 194, which it clearly stated that the Palestinian refugees should have The Right Of Return, & the right to be compensated for any lose of properties.

Ethnically cleansing by Israelis 'Iraq al-Manshiyya inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed. Please see the Stories & Memories section for detail account of the village cleansing.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 13,838
Jewish 3,468
Public 595
Total 17,901
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 53 0
Planted W/ Cereal 13,463 3,433
Built up 169 35
Cultivable 13,516 3,433
Non-Cultivable 748 0
Year Population
1596 61
1922 1,132
1931 1,347
1945 2,220 (210 Jewish)
1948 2,332 (210 Jewish)
Est. Refugees 1998 14,319
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 299
1948 517
Schools 'Iraq al-Manshiyya had an elementary school for boys which was founded in 1934, and in 1945 it had an enrollment of 201 students.
Religious institutions The village had two mosques, one was old and the other was more recent which was considered one of the most handsome among village mosques; it contained several rooms, a portico,and a courtyard.
Shrines/maqams The village had a shrine for al-Shaykh Abroad al-'Urayni
Water supply The village had three wells which supplied it with its water needs.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Qiryat Gat and Sde Moshe
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Status of The Village Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"Only traces of the village streets remain, along with scattered cactuses. "

Bibliography and References

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Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
Muheisen Muheisen -
osamah - -
ابو حفص الجوابرة الجوابرة -
عبد الفتاح ابوخيران ابوخيران فلسطين, مخيم العروب
مكسيموس الجابري الجوابرة -
ابوعمار ابوسل عمان, عراق المنشية
ابن العطار - اربد
ابوعلاء ابوسل الرصيفة
lubna - JORDAN
الوحش - -
انس صلاح - الرصيفة
heba abu sal abu sal zarqa-hitten camp, jordan
نغم الحياة الفضيلات الجوابره الاردن
ahea - -
معاذ الجابري الجابري -
محمد الجابري الجابري Amman, Jordan
د. عواد الطيطي الطيطي -
حنظلة الطيطي اربد
مراد عطاالله عبدالرحمن عطيه ابوسل أبوسل -
"طـــــKHAIRـــير الغربـــــABU YEHYAـــة" الجابري عين الباشا-البقعة
محمد ابوازغريت الجوابره الرياض
هيثم يوسف حسين الفضيلات - عمان
عبد العزيز الطيطي - الاردن, اربد
عراقاوي ابو داود JORDAN, JORDAN
اياد الطيطي الطيطي مخيم حطين, مخيم حطين
ikmadi الجوابرة الجبيهة, الاردن
yousef khalil aqeel shafout شعفوط -
علي الجوابرة JAWABREH DUBAI
حسام أبوخيران الجوابرة عمان, الأردن
الدكتور حاتم الطيطي الطيطي جرش, الاردن
قصي ابوسل ابوسل -
musab titi Altiti Montana, U.S.A
قاهر الأحزان أبو وردة أبو وردة -
يوسف طلب الطيطي الأردن, 211110 P.O BOX 4399
khaldoon Al-Jabri AL-JABRI -
عرقاوي أبوسل -
د. محمد الطيطي - -
جلال الجابري الجابري Abu Dhabi, UAE
jamil altiti altiti zarqa-jordan, jordan
زياد عناز محمد طيطي طيطي الخليل
fadi altiti altiti amman, jordan
عادل عيسى يونس طيطي البلقاء
saed_titi - -
هشام صلاح - jordan
ابو سل - -
محمد الطيطي - -
الحرية طيطي -
titi2007 titi الخليل, الفوار
zuhair titi titi jordan alzarqa
ismail Jawabreh Jawabreh ajman, U.A.E
ahmad jawabreh jawabreh amman, jordan
Khaled Ahmed Ali Ayesh Amman, Jordan
wisam ali amer al titi Al Titi irbid, jordan
abdullah aljaberi aljaberi -
jafar Al-Titi -
tareq albadawi badawi -
Khaled Al Titi Al Titi -
altiti altiti irbed, jordan
Ahmad al-jaberi NY, USA
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