Tubas

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elevation compared to the Jordan Valley and Wadi al-Far'a plain; Mount Gerizim was visible from the area. The Daraghmeh clan had lived in the Jordan Valley since the 15th century and in addition to Tubas, they founded or inhabited the nearby hamlets of Kardala, al-Farisiya, Khirbet al-Malih, Kishda, Yarza, and Ras al-Far'a. Soon after the establishment of Tubas, Arabs from Najd, Syria, Transjordan

(region) Transjordan , Hebron and nearby Nablus came to settle in the area. During this period, Tubas became the site of clashes between the 'Abd al-Hadi and Touqan clans of Nablus and suffered incursions by Bedouins from areas east of the city. ''Byeways in Palestine' (2007) Finn, James (James Finn). James Nisbet & Co: pp.92–93 ref>

;OCHA" Bio Data - Tubas United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Tubas did not see as much violence in the Israeli–Palestinian conflict as nearby Nablus and Jenin, but a number of incidents occurred during the Second Intifada, which began in 2000. In April 2002, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF


cheese

and became major town in the District of Nablus, particularly known for its timber and cheese-making. It came under the British Mandate of Palestine in 1917, annexed by Jordan after their capture of the town in the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, and then occupied by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War. The Palestinian National Authority has had complete control of Tubas since it was transferred to them in 1995. And Israel was taken 80% earth form tubas as Bardala, Ein ALbeda

and Peasants in Jabal Nablus, 1700–1900: Notes University of California Press. According to traveler Herbert Rix, compared to other towns of its size in Samaria, Tubas was "well-to-do" and had abundant amounts of timber which was harvested for firewood. Tubas, unlike the villages in the rest of the district, depended on livestock and not olives for income. Livestock products included cheese, clarified butter, woolen rugs, tents, ropes

. The factory specializes in the production of Italian cheese and primarily targets cosmopolitan consumers in Ramallah, Bethlehem and Jerusalem as well as international workers and diplomats living in the West Bank. Irving, 2012, p. 55. Government Tubas serves as the ''muhfaza'' ("capital" or "seat") of the Tubas Governorate. Since 1995, Tubas has been located in Area A, giving the PNA full control over its security, administration


social development

and civilian affairs. Tubas has been governed by a municipal council since 1953, when it was granted permission to do so by Jordanian authorities who controlled the West Bank at the time. The council is made up of 15 members including the mayor, and is headquartered in the municipal hall in the center of the town. The municipality has over 60 employees. Responsibilities of the municipality include civil administration, urban planning and development, social

development services, distribution of social services, the issuing of building permits and infrastructural maintenance: water, electricity and solid waste collection. Auqab Daraghmeh was succeeded by Jamal Abdel Fattah Mahmoud Abu Mohsin, an independent candidate, elected in the 2005 Palestinian municipal election (Palestinian municipal elections, 2005)s. During the elections women won two seats, and though Tubas is normally a Fatah stronghold, all seats


development social

and civilian affairs. Tubas has been governed by a municipal council since 1953, when it was granted permission to do so by Jordanian authorities who controlled the West Bank at the time. The council is made up of 15 members including the mayor, and is headquartered in the municipal hall in the center of the town. The municipality has over 60 employees. Responsibilities of the municipality include civil administration, urban planning and development, social development


young population

Dwellers DPA. while 260 emigrated there and in 1981 its population was 5,300. Welcome to Tubas British Mandate Census via PalestineRemembered. In the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics' (PCBS) first official census in 1997, Tubas had a population of 11,760 inhabitants. The gender make-up was 50.8% male and 49.2% female. Tubas has an overwhelmingly young population with 52.7


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La Palestine byzantine, Peuplement et Populations, Vol. III : Catalogue series BAR International Series 726 year 1998 publisher Archeopress location Oxford * *


international series

La Palestine byzantine, Peuplement et Populations, Vol. III : Catalogue series BAR International Series 726 year 1998 publisher Archeopress location Oxford * *


independent political

were won by independent political lists. Local elections (round one) - the winners according to local authority, gender and No. of votes obtained Higher Commission for Local Elections, pp. 11–13. 2004-12-23. Education In 2004-05, Tubas had twelve schools; four for males, three for females and five co-educational. There were 4,924 students and 191 teachers. In addition, six kindergartens are located


historic community

, Fateh leaders and others are Christians. Some Christians were part of the affluent segments of Palestinian society that left the country during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War by Israel. In West Jerusalem, over 51% of Christian Palestinians lost their homes to the Israelis, according to the historian Sami Hadawi.


history ancient

, kardala and more than this. History Ancient period The city's name ''Tubas'' derives from the Canaanite word (Canaanite language) ''Tuba Syoys'' or "illuminating star". Palmer, 1881, p. 209 Tubas was identified by Edward Robinson (Edward Robinson (scholar)) to be the Canaanite town of "Thebez" mentioned in the Bible. Robinson, Edward. Smith, Eli. (1856). ''Later Biblical Researches in Palestine and the Adjacent Regions: A Journal of Travels in the Year 1852'' J. Murray, pp.305-306. See also *Tubas, a Palestinian (Palestinian territories) city in the northern West Bank *Touba (disambiguation)

Tubas

'''Tubas''' ( northeast of Nablus, a few kilometers west of the Jordan River. A city of over 16,000 inhabitants, it serves as the economic and administrative center of the Tubas Governorate. Its urban area consists of 2,271 dunams (227 hectares). It is governed by a municipal council of 15 members and most of its working inhabitants are employed in agriculture or public services. Jamal Abu Mohsin has been the mayor of Tubas since being elected in 2005.

Tubas has been identified as the ancient town of Thebez —a Canaanite town famous for revolting against King Abimelech (Abimelech (Judges)). However, the modern town was founded in the late 19th century—during the Ottoman (Ottoman Empire) rule of Palestine—by Arab clans living in the Jordan Valley (Jordan Valley (Middle East)) region and became major town in the District of Nablus, particularly known for its timber and cheese-making. It came under the British Mandate of Palestine in 1917, annexed by Jordan after their capture of the town in the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, and then occupied by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War. The Palestinian National Authority has had complete control of Tubas since it was transferred to them in 1995. And Israel was taken 80% earth form tubas as Bardala, Ein ALbeda, kardala and more than this.

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