WATCH as a Christmas tree is lit up in Syria’s Hama province to celebrations


December 9, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

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AL-SUQAYLABIYAH, Syria – Watch as a tree lighting ceremony in Al-Suqaylabiyah takes place.

Al-Suqaylabiyah is a predominately Christian Orthodox town in Syria’s Hama province and is home to around 20,000 people.

Tree lighting ceremonies are a celebrated event throughout Syria as it demonstrates the country’s inclusive nature and tolerance to minority religions.

The overwhelming majority of Syria’s Christians support the government and their struggle against Islamist jihadists.

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