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Aqabat Jaber

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Aqabat Jaber (مخيّم عقبة جبر) is a Palestinian refugee camp in the Jericho Governorate of the eastern West Bank, situated in the Jordan Valley, three kilometers southwest of Jericho. [1]

10 relations: Hasmonean royal winter palaces, Jaber, Jamal Naji, Jericho Governorate, Jordan Valley (Middle East), Palestinian refugee camps, Palestinian refugees, The Haj, Vered Yeriho, 1967 Palestinian exodus.

Hasmonean royal winter palaces

The Hasmonean royal winter palaces are a complex of Hasmonean and Herodian buildings from the Second Temple period, which were discovered in the western plain of Jericho valley, at Tulul Abu al-'Alayiq, near the place where the Roman road connecting Jericho with Jerusalem enters Wadi Qelt.

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Jaber is an Arabic name for males and a surname and may refer to.

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Jamal Naji

Jamal Naji (جمال ناجي), (1 November 1954 – 6 May 2018) was a Jordanian author of Palestinian origins.

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Jericho Governorate

The Jericho Governorate (محافظة أريحا; נפת יריחו) is one of 16 Governorates of Palestine.

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Jordan Valley (Middle East)

The Jordan Valley (עֵמֶק הַיַרְדֵּן, Emek HaYarden; الغور, Al-Ghor or Al-Ghawr) forms part of the larger Jordan Rift Valley.

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Palestinian refugee camps

Palestinian refugee camps were established after the 1948 Arab–Israeli War to accommodate the Palestinian refugees who fled or were expelled during the 1948 Palestinian exodus.

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Palestinian refugees

The term "Palestine refugees" originally referred to both Arabs and Jews whose normal place of residence had been in Mandatory Palestine but were displaced and lost their livelihoods as a result of the 1948 Palestine war.

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The Haj

The Haj is a novel published in 1984 by American author Leon Uris about a Palestinian Arab family caught up in the area's historic events of the 1920s–1950s as witnessed by Ishmael, the youngest son.

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Vered Yeriho

Vered Yeriho (וֶרֶד יְרִיחוֹ, lit. Rose of Jericho) is a moshav and Israeli settlement in the West Bank.

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1967 Palestinian exodus

The 1967 Palestinian exodus refers to the flight of around 280,000 to 325,000 Palestinians out of the territories captured by Israel during and in the aftermath of the Six-Day War, including the demolition of the Palestinian villages of Imwas, Yalo, and Bayt Nuba, Surit, Beit Awwa, Beit Mirsem, Shuyukh, Al-Jiftlik, Agarith and Huseirat and the "emptying" of the refugee camps of Aqabat Jaber and ʿEin as-Sultan.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aqabat_Jaber

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