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25 Dec
With Israel having closed its borders to most foreigners, Bethlehem's residents are getting ready for a muted holiday season.
25 Dec
With Israel having closed its borders to most foreigners, Bethlehem's residents are getting ready for a muted holiday season.
22 Dec
Christmas in Bethlehem is usually a festive and colorful season. This year, festivities in the Palestinian town are set to return — but the COVID pandemic is still casting a shadow on the celebrations.
25 Dec 2019
Pilgrims from around the world gather in the biblical city of Bethlehem, revered by Christians as the birthplace of Jesus, to celebrate Christmas in the Holy Land.
24 Dec 2017
Israeli forces fired on Palestinians protesters in Bethlehem on Saturday (December 23) just two days before Christmas.
3 Dec 2017
A giant Christmas tree has been lit up in Bethlehem's Manger Square, signalling the start of the festive season.
4 Mar 2017
British street artist Banksy is opening a hotel next to Israel's controversial separation wall in Bethlehem. It is his latest artwork in the occupied Palestinian territories.
26 Feb 2017
It is a competition that brings the Arab world to a standstill, at least for a few hours. This year's winner is a Palestinian - and a member of Bethlehem’s small community of Christian Assyrians.
25 Dec 2016
Palestinians, pilgrims and tourists attend Christmas Day morning service in Bethlehem, led by the acting Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Pierbattista Pizzaballa.

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