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Hittin was a Palestinian town that was captured by Israel during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war. In 1187 the Battle of Hittin took place where Saladin defeated the Crusaders.

DistrictDistrict of Tiberias
Location8 km northwest of Tiberias
Israeli occupation dateJuly 16-17, 1948
Israeli military operationOperation Dekel
Israeli attacking brigadeSheva' Brigade
Remaining population after occupation0
Remaining structures after occupationA mosque, a shrine, a few houses
1596 1931 1945
n/a 931 1,190
Number of houses1931: 190
Historical names
Caananite name Siddim or Ziddim
Israelite name Kefar Hattin
Roman name Kfar Hittaya
Israeli settlement(s)Arbel, Kefar Zetiln, Kefar Chittiln, Mitzpa
Public structuresA mosque, a shrine and a school

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