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    Muted Christmas in Iraq

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    Threats against Christian churches in Iraq have forced the cancellation of Christmas celebrations there.

    Religious leaders have advised worshippers to mark the occasion only with prayer.

    But thousands of Iraqi Christians have already fled to safer areas for the festive season.

    Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh reports from Baghdad.