Jenin thrives as it shakes off ghost of intifada
Jenin, in the West Bank, was a dangerous place to live during the second intifada.
Five years on, and the town's buildings still bear the scars of bullet holes and shell blasts. But today, Jenin is booming.
From the newly-opened shopping mall to the brand new art house cinema, businesses are providing a once disaffected population with jobs, opportunity and hope.
So how is this boom possible and where is the money coming from?
Philip Hampsheir reports from Jenin.
27 Aug 2010
- From the section Business