|Date of depopulation||July 15, 1948|
|Cause(s) of depopulation||Military assault by Yishuv forces|
At the time of the 1931 census, al-Qubab had 382 occupied houses and a population of 1502 Muslims. It had a population of 1,980 in 1945. On September 13, 1948, al-Qubab was mostly destroyed, although the school (founded in 1921) and few houses remain standing.
- Morris, 2004, p xix village #240. Also gives cause of depopulation
- Khalidi, 1992, p. 406
- Mills, 1932, p. 22
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