Photostory: Bethlehem prepares for Christmas


A Palestinian man decorates the Christmas tree in front of the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem December 14, 2005. (MAANnews/Magnus Johansson)


Palestinians hold annual Christmas Bazaar in Bethlehem’s Manger Square December 4, 2005. (MAANnews/Iyad Atayat)


Palestinians hold annual Christmas Bazaar in Bethlehem’s Manger Square December 4, 2005. (MAANnews/Iyad Atayat)


Palestinian children from the Open Window School in Bethlehem staging a theater play about opening the wall, under the watchful eyes of Israeli border police, near the main checkpoint in Bethlehem December 2, 2005. After more than five years of violent conflict, the barrier separating Bethlehem from Jerusalem has been completed (MAANnews/Khaleel Reash)


A general view of the Church of Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem. ((MAANnews/Mohamad Torkoman)

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