Christmas cancelled: Jesus's hometown of Nazareth cancels celebrations because of Trump

Christmas cancelled: Jesus's hometown of Nazareth cancels celebrations because of Trump
 

The Israeli Arab city said it had cancelled some Christmas celebrations in protest at the US President’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Mr Trump announced the move last week, reversing decades of US policy and recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, jeopardising Middle East peace efforts and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies alike.
Nazareth, the largest Arab town in Israel with a Muslim and Christian population of 76,000, is one of the Holy Land's focal points of Christmas festivities.
City spokesman Salem Sharara said: “We have decided to cancel the... read more

 
14 December 2017 in World News, Views: 53
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