Stray dogs are seen during a foggy and heavy snowfall in Turkey on 26 December 2018 [Serdar Yiğit/Anadolu Agency]
People attend a Christmas mass at the Church of St. Anthony of Padua in Istanbul, Turkey on 24 December 2018 [Orhan Akkanat/Anadolu Agency]
Christians in Gaza take part in Christmas mass on 24 December 2018 [Mohammed Asad/Middle East Monitor]
Izmir State Opera and Ballet dancers perform during general rehearsal of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker premiere in Turkey on 21 December 2018 [Evren Atalay/Anadolu Agency]
On Monday evening, the celebration of the birthday mass of Jesus Christ began with the ringing of the bells in the cathedral church in Tunis, headed by the Bishop of the Church of Elario Antonioni Christmas Eve in Tunis on 24 December 2018 [Yassine Gaidi/Anadolu Agency]
Palestinian scouts perform during celebration of Christmas outside the Church of the Nativity, in the biblical West Bank city of Bethlehem on 24 December 2018 [Wisam Hashlamoun/Apaimages]
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