[shee-kuh m, -kem, shek-uh m, -em]
- a town of ancient Palestine, near the city of Samaria; occupied by Israel 1967–96; since 1996 under Palestinian self-rule: first capital of the northern kingdom of Israel.
Modern name Nab·lus [nab-luh s, nah-bluh s] /ˈnæb ləs, ˈnɑ bləs/
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Settlers destroyed over 600 olive trees in a Nablus village on Wednesday, a Palestinian Authority official said.Settler Violence Season
November 1, 2013
Take, for example, the settlement of Immanuel, located deep inside the West Bank, southeast of Nablus.Two Blockbuster New Reports on Settlements
October 21, 2013
Omar and Fouzi are from the West Bank village of Duma, 13 miles southeast of Nablus.Palestinian Children: The Invisible Workers of Israeli Settlements
August 28, 2013
She said the other Palestinians were detained in the Nablus, Qalqiliya and Ramallah areas.Israeli Raids Give the Lie to Oslo’s Alphabet Soup
Emily L. Hauser
July 9, 2013
On June 6, the Israeli military dropped off a Palestinian man at Jubara checkpoint, near the West Bank city of Nablus.The Administrative Detentions of Wasfi Kabha
June 18, 2013
The event which induced the Christians of Nablus to seek for my assistance was this.
British troops on the Nablus road advancing north and the troops on their left advancing east drove the Turks back before them.
In all this country there was but one road which wound its way among the hills towards Nablus (the ancient Shechem) and the north.The Fife and Forfar Yeomanry
D. D. Ogilvie
I left Nablus under the impression that Mariam would soon be delivered to her Mussulman lover.
The Samaritan synagogue stands in the Samaritan quarter, the south-western part of the town of Nablus.Tent Work in Palestine
Claude Reignier Conder
- a town in the West Bank: near the site of ancient Shechem. Pop: 136 000 (2005 est)
- the ancient name of Nablus
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