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Umm al-Fahm

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Umm al-Fahm (أمّ الفحمUmm al-Fahm in Arabic.ogg, Umm al-Faḥm; אוּם אֶל-פַחֶם Um el-Faḥem) is a city located northwest of Jenin in the Haifa District of Israel. In its population was , nearly all of whom are Arab citizens of Israel. The city is situated on the Umm al-Fahm mountain ridge, the highest point of which is Mount Iskander ( above sea level), overlooking Wadi Ara. Umm al-Fahm is the social, cultural and economic center for residents of the Wadi Ara and Triangle regions. Etymology Umm al-Fahm means "Mother of Charcoal" in Arabic. According to local lore, the village was surrounded by forests which were used to produce charcoal. History Several archaeological sites around the city date to the Iron Age II, as well as the Persian, Hellenistic, Roman, early Muslim and the Middle Ages. Mamluk era In 1265 C.E. (663 H.), after Baybars won the territory from the Crusaders, the revenues from Umm al-Fahm were given to the Mamluk na'ib al-s
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