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Nakba Oral History Video Podcast: interview with Muhammad (Salem) Abu Leil
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Posted on August 17, 2006
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Name Muhammad (Salem) Abu Leil  
محمد أبو ليل/سالم
Year of Birth 1924
Interviewed By     R. Mahmoud & S. 'Ajjawi   
Duration 240+ Minutes
Interview Date July 30, 2006
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Posted by حسن قصيني on September 18, 2008 #52420

من عروس البحرحيفاوطيرة اهديكم اجمل اتحيات لاحلا موقع وتحياتي لكل اهالي اطيرة
Posted by abd.maroof on September 16, 2008 #52250

انه من الممتع والرائع ان اتصفح عن طيره حيفا واجد فيها صورة شخص عزيز على قلبي وقلب والدي معروف الطيراوي وقد اسعدت برؤية صورتك ياعم ابوروحي الله يخليلك روحي وفكري وعقلي صديقك وابن صديقك معروف الطيراوي