Christmas, around the Middle East
Christians in the Middle East have had a hard time this year – especially in Iraq and Egypt. Their numbers are dwindling and in certain instances they’ve faced discrimination or worse. Still, this hasn’t stopped one of the world’s oldest religious minorities from celebrating Christmas – which commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ – on 25th December.
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