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After outcry, Israeli museum calls off sale of Islamic art

Lawrence Wang, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum. Image by Lawrence Wang, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s premier museum for Islamic art has scrapped the planned auction of scores of rare and precious items after public outcry over the attempted sale, which had been expected to fetch millions of dollars from wealthy private collectors. Read more