(מולדה) is a Bedouin
village in the Negev
desert in southern Israel
. The village covers 11,000 dumans
(900 hectares) and is home to the al-Atrash and al-Hawashla tribes
. It falls under the jurisdiction of Abu Basma Regional Council
The village was established following Government Resolution 881 on 29 September 2003, which created eight new Bedouin settlements (seven of which were to be located in the Abu Basma Regional Council).