Mosque In Beersheba To Remain An Islamic Museum
Friday June 24, 2011 18:41 by Katie Child - 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group
The Beersheba Municipality has rejected a petition by the Bedouin Muslims of the Negev to pray in the old mosque of Beersheba.
The Baseiso Mosque was built in 1906 by the Ottoman Empire and served as a mosque until 1950. At that time, the Israelis decided to convert the mosque into a Museum for Islamic and Israeli culture.
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