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Jesus birthplace struggles through Christmas

Bethlehem business owners claim they are suffering from Israeli security measures that discourage visitors.

Last updated: 24 Dec 2013 08:40
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As Christians around the world gather to celebrate the birth of Jesus, the people who live in his birthplace are struggling.

Bethlehem is located in the occupied territories and business owners say they are suffering from Israeli security measures that discourage visitors. But that has not stopped efforts to improve the area.

Al Jazeera's Nick Spicer reports from Bethlehem.

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