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River bi Hisah
River bi Hisah
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Coordinates: 34°35′47″N 36°3′17″E / 34.59639°N 36.05472°E / 34.59639; 36.05472
Kintra Lebanon
GovrenorateNorth Govrenorate
DestrictAkkar Destrict
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Dialin code+961

Hisah (Hokr el Haïssa,[1] El Haïssa, Hisa, Arabic: حيصا‎) is a northren Lebanese veelage in Akkar, close tae the Sirie border. It is maistly inhabitit bi Alawites.[2][3]

The history o the veelage goes back tae the days o the Banu Hilal tribe, an it is namit efter the horse o Abu-Zayd al-Hilali.[4]

Durin the 2006 Lebanon War, a brig in the veelage wis bombed bi Israeli planes, leavin up tae 12 fowk deid.[5][6]

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  1. Hokr el Haïssa (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. Staff (31 Julie 2008). "Lebanon: Displaced families struggle on both sides of sectarian divide". RefWorld. United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR). Archived frae the original on 19 October 2012. Retrieved 30 Mey 2013. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  3. Mohammed Ali Hussein, mayor of Hisa, estimates around 500 Allawi families have had their homes damaged and perhaps half of all Jebel Mohsen’s 50,000 residents have been displaced. Macleod, Hugh and Aysha, Rami (17 August 2008). "A perfect storm in Tripoli". The Sunday Herald. Archived frae the original on 2 August 2010. Retrieved 30 Mey 2013. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link)
  4. JPRS Report: Near East & South Asia: Lebanon (JPRS-NEA-91-051) (PDF), Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS), United States Government, 21 August 1991
  5. Meanwhile, up to 12 people are reported to have been killed in an Israeli air strike on a bridge in Balenat al-Hissa in northern Lebanon, near the Syrian border. Staff (12 August 2006). "Olmert approves widening of offensive". RTÉ News.
  6. Shams, Doha (3 Januar 2013). "A World of Outsiders in Lebanon's Akkar". Al-Akhbar. Beirut, Lebanon. Archived frae the original on 4 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 30 Mey 2013.

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