Bethlehem Christmas

Bethlehem lights up Christmas tree as virus rules keep crowds away

Bethlehem lights up Christmas tree as virus rules keep crowds away

Bethlehem lit up its Christmas tree on Saturday evening but without the usual crowds, as novel coronavirus restrictions put a damper on the start of Christmas festivities in the holy city. Palestinian authorities last week announced measures, including a night-time curfew, across the Israeli-occupied West Bank for 14 days to fight a “worrying spread” of […]