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Christmas in Bethlehem: Trump's Jerusalem shift looms large

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital looms large in Christmas festivities this year in the traditional birthplace of Jesus.

Some food vendors, sellers of holiday trinkets and a leading hotelier in biblical Bethlehem say Palestinian protests, triggered by what many here view as a provocative show of pro-Israel bias, have hurt their Christmas business.

Yet Bethlehem also offers a stage for a Palestinian rebuttal: banners proclaiming Jerusalem as the eternal capital of Palestine have been draped over facades on Manger Square as a backdrop for Christmas TV broadcasts to a global audience.

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is keenly felt — perhaps even more so at Christmas — in Bethlehem, just a few miles (kilometers) south of contested Jerusalem.
Israel's West Bank separation barrier cuts into Bethlehem and a segment of it has become a tourist magnet in its own right.

 Its cement slabs are covered with works by inter…

How many Jets Bishop (Dr) Oyedepo gets?

It was reported some time ago that the founder and General Overseer of the Living Faith Church also known as Winners’ Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo who is among the richest pastors Africa – owns four private jets.

This has not gone down well with Nigerians who never forget to bring up issue of extravagance and flamboyancy anytime they hear the name of the pastor or the church.
Writer and journalist Leke Beecroft, has revealed in details how private jets the church currently has. Read below;


The biggest criticism concerning the Church ownership of jets is that a particular Church, Winners’ Chapel owns four jets. Infact, the respected Forbes Magazine has quoted the same information severally. In an environment negatively disposed to the growth and prosperity of Churches, this is well understood. However, what is not understood is that falsehood can be bandied for so long without critics caring to crosscheck.

It seems that as far as any information abo…