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Welcome To al-Khayma - الخيمة (אל-ח'ימה)

District of al-Ramla
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for al-Khayma Village - Palestine: : الحاج صقر ابو فنونه-ابو عبد السلام - اثناء زيارته للاردن اواخر تسعينات القرن الماضي يرافقه ولده اللواء سعيد ابو فنونه-ابورائد
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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date July 9, 1948
Distance from district 18.5 (km) South of al-Ramla
Elevation from the sea 100 (meters)
Map location See location #56 on the map

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Military Operation against town Operation An-Far
Attacking Units Giv'ati Brigade
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction al-Khayma was completely obliterated, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Khayma inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 5,038
Jewish 0
Public 112
Total 5,150
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 4
Planted W/ Cereal 5,007
Built up 9
Cultivable 5,011
Non-Cultivable 130
Year Population
1931 141
1945 190
1948 220
Est. Refugees 1998 1,354
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 30
1948 46
Religious institutions Villagers used to worship in al-Tina's (a nearby village) Mosque.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
No Israeli settlements on village lands
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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:
"All that remains of the village are three mounds to the east, west, and south of the site that contain the remnants of houses."

Bibliography and References

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Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
Mohamed Salama - -
سمير محمد ظاهر حمدان ظاهر عمان, الاردن
وليد رمضان رمضان الاردن
ابواحمد محمود ابراهيم رمضان عمان
ابو عوني Abu Fannouneh Jordan, Jordan
Anwar Abu Fannouneh Abu Fannouneh amman
ابو ابراهيم رمضان النصر, الاردن
أسامة ابراهيم - الرصيفة
محمد رمضان رمضان الاردن, الاردن
ابوفنونه ابوفنونه عمان, الاردن
ابو كبر - -
Basil Hamdan Hamdan/Thahir USA
Mustafa Abu-Fannouneh Abu-Fannouneh amman, jordan
abdulsalamah salamah -
Fidaa Othman Salameh Salameh Zerka, Jordan
Rafeek Othman Salameh Salameh Zerka, Jordan
Tawfeek Othman Jabre Salameh Salameh Zerka, Jordan
Youcef Othman Jabre Salameh Salameh Zerka, Jordan
Mohammad Mustafa Ramadan Salameh Al-khalil, Palestine
Chafika Othman Salameh Salameh Algiers, Algeria
Ahlam Mohammed Mustafa Ramadan Ramadan Al-khalil, Palestine
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