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Welcome To al-Nuqayb - النقيب (א-נוקיב)

District of Tiberias
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for al-Nuqayb Village - Palestine: : عرس في النقيب تقريباً في عام 1937 أو بعدها بقليل و يبدو في الصورة بعض من سكان مغتصبة عين غيب
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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 15, 1948
Distance from district center 10 (km) East (across the lake) of Tiberias
Elevation from the sea less than -200 (meters)
Map location See location number #13 on the map
Defenders Syrian Army
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis al-Nuqayb was completely defaced
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis al-Nuqayb inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 967
Jewish 9,851
Public 2,192
Total 13,010
before occupation
Year Population
1922 103
1931 287
1945 320 (420 Jewish)
1948 371
Est. Refugees 1998 2,280
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 60
1948 77
Town's name through history al-Nuqayb was named after the Bedouin tribe of 'Arab al-Nuqayb.
Nearby wadies & rivers The village bordered Wadi al-Muzaffar and Wadi Samakh.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Kibbutz of 'En Gev
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
The site is fenced in and covered with thorny grass and various kinds of trees, such as Christ's-thorn trees. Piles of stones and the remains of walls can be seen. Part of the surrounding land is cultivated by the nearby settlement, and the remainder is used as a grazing area by Israelis


Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
Fida'i - -
محمود السعايدة السعايدة, السعايدة
نقيبي - -
محمد العبد الله - -
Hussein Diban - -
ابو هاني - ]lar
حسين خليفة - Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
Noura Alabdullah Alrogeibat Arab Tribe West Midlands, United Kingdom
Hassan Alabdullah Alrogabey Arab Alrogeibat clan West Midlands, UK
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