Trump declaration on Jerusalem dampens Christmas cheer in Bethlehem

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As Bethlehem gears up for the busy Christmas period, some visitors are staying away because of heightened tensions following U.S. President Donald Trump’s declaration that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital city, CBC Middle East correspondent Derek Stoffel reports. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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