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Qibya is a Palestinian village in the West Bank, located 30 kilometers northwest of Ramallah and exactly north of the large Israeli city of Modi'in. It is part of the Ramallah and al-Bireh Governorate, and according to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, it had a population of approximately 4,901 in 2007.

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Google previewAnthology of Modern Palestinian Literature (1992)

by Salma Khadra Jayyusi

"The Sacred River"; Qibya is a village whose inhabitants were attacked at night in 1952 by Israeli troops who blew the houses on top of its sleeping people; Sabra and Shatila are the two camps where the hideous massacre of the ...

Google previewThe International Diplomacy of Israel's Founders (2016)

Deception at the United Nations in the Quest for Palestine by John Quigley

Not the First Time One factor that may have inclined the government to lie about Qibya is that it had lied successfully about other cross-armistice-line raids. In some instances, it had succeeded by attributing a raid to civilians, as Ben Gurion ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Israel (2016)

by Bernard Reich, David H. Goldberg

QIBYA. See KIBYA (QIBYA). QUARTET. An informal name applied to the four international powers— the United States, the European Union, Russia, and the United Nations— which came together beginning in 2002 to discuss and resolve the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Arab-Israeli Conflict (2015)

by P R. Kumaraswamy

QIBYA RAID. In retaliation for an infiltration from Jordan that resulted in the deaths of three civilians, including two children, in the Israeli village of Yehud on 14–15 October 1953, a special anti-terrorist squad conducted a military operation ...

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Scrabble value of Q10I1B3Y4A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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