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Fearful Christmas for Syrian Christian town threatened by IS

SADAD, Syria, Dec 24, (AFP): As military vehicles roll by, Syrian boys and girls gingerly decorate a large Christmas tree in the Christian town of Sadad, at the front lines with the Islamic State jihadist group. Most residents of the ancient Syriac Orthodox-majority town in central Syria have fled, and …

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Christians in Kuwait pray for peace, love, kindness – Thousands throng churches on Christmas Eve

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: It is celebration time once again and the Holy Family Cathedral in downtown Kuwait City welcomes the faithful like every other part of the world to witness the birth of Child Jesus who according to legend was born in a stable in the most humble of …

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Somalia bans Xmas festivities – Celebrations may provoke attacks

MOGADISHU, Dec 23, (AFP): Somalia’s government has banned celebrations of Christmas and New Year in the Muslim majority country, saying the festivities might attract Islamist attacks. “All events related to Christmas and New Year celebrations are contrary to Islamic culture, which could damage the faith of the Muslim community,” the …

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