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al-Malikiyya المالكية - אל-מאלכיה -

District of Safad
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 28, 1948
Distance from district center 15.5 (km) North East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 675 (meters)
Map location See location number #29 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Hiram
Israeli attacking brigade Ninth Battalion of the Sheva' (Seven) Brigade
Defenders Local militia & Arab Liberation Army
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis The village has been completely destroyed
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis al-Malikiyya inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 7,326
Jewish 0
Public 2
Total 7,328
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Area planted w/ olives 105
Planted W/ Cereal 4,225
Built up 55
Cultivable 4,225
Non-Cultivable 3,048
before occupation
Year Population
1596 369
19th century 200
1931 254
1945 360
1948 418
Est. Refugees 1998 2,565
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 48
1948 78
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Malkiyya and an Israeli Army base.
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi:
The area is a fenced-in military zone, and the site is inaccessible