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Tulkarm is in West Bank.
Khirbet Irtah:Located south of Tulkarem, The site of Khirbet Irtah is mentioned and known to have been inhabited during the Roman, Byzantine and Isalmic eras. Several Tombs, caves and a Roman pool are still visible. MOTA together with support from UNDP is turning the area around the archeological site into a park for the local community.
Kur:Another ancient Throne Village, Kur is located in the middle of a triangle consisting of the cities of Nablus, Tulkarem and Qalqilya. It dates back to the 12th century under the Mamluk rule. All of the residents of the village are descendants of the Jayyusi clan. Several mansions such as Abu Naman al Jayyousi’s home are being renovated and restored through support from USAID and UNDP.
Tulkarem Cultural Forum:Established in 1994, the Tulkarem Cultural Forum comprises a group of local artists and arts practitioners dedicated to developing the cultural life of the area. The Forum organises occasional events including theatrical presentations, art exhibitions and poetry evenings.