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Egypt’s Coptic Church in Kuwait holds Christmas mass

Egyptian envoy Tarek Elkouny, Sheikh Ali Al-Jarrah grace event  KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: The Egyptian Coptic Church in Kuwait held a Christmas mass in …

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Pardon us for ‘haters of fun’

I WAS glad to read an article in last Thursday’s Al-Qabas daily newspaper written by columnist Dala’ Al-Mufti about the lack of fun and rejoicing …

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Thousands hit by storm spend Christmas in shelters

MANILA, Philippines, Dec 25, (Agencies): Tens of thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region …

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No holiday cheer for Belgrade’s 83,000-euro Christmas tree

An artificial Christmas tree in the centre of Belgrade has been getting more jeers than cheers this holiday season — given that its reported price …

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Christians wary on holidays

QUETTA, Pakistan/JAKARTA, Dec 23, (RTRS): Christmas church services and other celebrations are being held this weekend under the gaze of armed guards and security cameras …

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Holiday albums – Sia, Fantasia ‘lead’ Xmas music parade

LOS ANGELES, Dec 16, (RTRS): Not everyone wants chestnuts for Christmas. If you’re looking for some holiday music that hasn’t already been said many times, …

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Sia cute and touching on ‘Everyday’ – Get in holiday mood with Smokey, Stefani and Fantasia

Here’s a collection of holiday albums reviewed by The Associated Press. Fantasia, “Christmas After Midnight” (Concord Records) With the barely-there red dress she’s wearing on …

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Eastern Christians celebrate Christmas – Egypt Copts mark Christmas after church bombing

BETHLEHEM, Palestinian Territories, Jan 7, (AFP): Thousands of Christians from the eastern tradition gathered in Bethlehem Friday for Christmas Eve celebrations, with a procession to …

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Love, peace and tolerance – ‘Merry Christmas to all’

In a homily delivered by the Pope some time ago at the St Peter’s Square in the Vatican, His Holiness said ‘I am thinking of …

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Bittersweet Christmas for Iraqi Christians near Mosul – Some damage could not be easily erased

QARAQOSH, Iraq, Dec 25, (AFP): Iraqi Christians celebrated a bittersweet Christmas in a town near Mosul from which they had fled over two years before, …

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