Photostory: Christmas in Palestine


Palestinian children light candles in the Nativity Church one day before Christmas, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem December 23, 2005. (MAANnews/Charlotte de Bellabre)


Palestinian children play with Christmas decorations in a Christian shop two days before Christmas celebrations, in the West Bank town of Ramallah December 22, 2005. (MAANnews/Charlotte de Bellabre)


Palestinian children play with Christmas decorations in a Christian shop 2 days before Christmas celebrations, in the West Bank town of Ramallah December 22, 2005. (MAANnews/Charlotte de Bellabre)


Palestinian women are shopping two days before Christmas celebrations in order to celebrate along with Christians, in the West Bank town of Ramallah December 22, 2005. (MAANnews/Charlotte de Bellabre)


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

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