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Sheikhs Held As Hostages in Beersheba

December 7, 1923
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Ten Sheikhs of the Beersheba district are under arrest for their failure to apprehend and surrender a band of brigands endangering the security of the district, it is announced. The Sheikhs are virtually hostages, the British authorities having informed them they will remain in custody until the brigands are surrendered.

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