The Al-Ahmar Mosque in Safed has been turned into a bar and events hall by the Israeli municipality.
The famous Al-Ahmar Mosque has now being converted into an event center and a bar hall by the Israel municipality in Safed.
The report quoted from Al-Quds Al-Arabi by the Middle East Monitor had it that the mosque happens to be one of the most historical in the Arab city, was first turned into a Jewish school after the Israeli occupation in 1948.
Fresh Reporters news gathered that the current conversion into an events center and bar took place under the authority of a firm which is affiliated to the Israeli municipality ,and now the name was changed to Khan Al-Ahmar.
But initially, this same mosque has been converted into a centre for Likud’s elections campaigns and then latter into a clothes warehouse before being converted into a nightclub.
However, both the secretary of Safed and Tiberias Islamic Endowment, Khair Tabari, says they’ve been patiently awaiting the Nazareth court to take a decision as regards a complaint that was filed which is a request for the mosque’s evacuation and return to the endowment.
It was further understood that the file has all documents attached to it in oder to prove the Islamic ownership of the facility and seek for cooperation from various political and famous segements in a bid to save the mosque from desecration.