Conflict casts shadow on Bethlehem Christmas | Israel News | Al Jazeera

Conflict casts shadow on Bethlehem Christmas

Continuing unrest in occupied East Jerusalem and the recent death of a Palestinian minister has subdued festivities.

    Officials at the Church of the Nativity are saying that the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine has cast a shadow over festivities this Christmas.

    The holiday also comes at a time when the Christian population in Bethlehem is shrinking.

    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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