Iraq declares Christmas official holiday

Iraq, has at most 2 percent of Christian minority in overwhelmingly Muslim country, on Thursday declared Christmas an official holiday for the first time.

Iraq declares Christmas official holiday
Iraq, has at most 2 percent of Christian minority in overwhelmingly Muslim country, on Thursday declared Christmas an official holiday for the first time.

Iraq's Christians are estimated to number only a few hundred thousand of the country's 26 million people.

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