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last updated Feb. 9, 2007
Jenin is governorate or regional council in West Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
Population
YearPopulationAreaRegion
2007256,619West Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
1997203,026583 sq kmWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
196778,295571.7 sq kmWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
194556,880835214Palestine
193141,411800 sq kmPalestine
192233,534Palestine
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Jenin was known in ancient times as the Canaanite village of "Ein Ganim" or "Tel Jenin". Tell Jenin, its name in Arabic, is located at the center of what is today Jeninzzz*zs business district.

In the time of Saladin al-Ayoubi, approximately 11...
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Leadership
Qaddura Moussa, Governor, FatehYusef Zaid, Governor's Assistant, 
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News on Jenin
Rare snowstorm paralyzes Jerusalem area and north
Making a point about weapons, PA jails Fateh figure without charge
Security chief slain in restive Palestinian city
Jenin lawmaker shot by unknown assailants
Palestinian Authority cracks down in Jenin
Jenin unrest stirs fears of security chaos

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