RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
At the Muqata, the headquarters of the Palestinian Authority, a soldier is constantly looking for the tomb of Yasser Arafat. For Palestinians, this place remains the symbol of Palestinian resistance.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
At the Muqata, the headquarters of the Palestinian Authority, a soldier is constantly looking for the tomb of Yasser Arafat. For Palestinians, this place remains the symbol of Palestinian resistance.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
The city is currently experiencing a real boom. Buildings bloom, including luxury villas.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
The city is currently experiencing a real boom. Buildings bloom, including luxury villas.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
Al Watanieh Securities is a leading brokerage company in the West Bank. The Palestinian Stock Exchange was established in 1997. 39 listed companies and 55 million dollars are traded daily.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
Al Watanieh Securities is a leading brokerage company in the West Bank. The Palestinian Stock Exchange was established in 1997. 39 listed companies and 55 million dollars are traded daily.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
Al Watanieh Securities is a leading brokerage company in the West Bank. The Palestinian Stock Exchange was established in 1997. 39 listed companies and 55 million dollars are traded daily.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
Al Watanieh Securities is a leading brokerage company in the West Bank. The Palestinian Stock Exchange was established in 1997. 39 listed companies and 55 million dollars are traded daily.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
View from the top floor of the Palestine Tower, the tallest tower in the West Bank. 40 000 square meters and 28 floors.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
View from the top floor of the Palestine Tower, the tallest tower in the West Bank. 40 000 square meters and 28 floors.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
In the small industrial area of ​​Ramallah, one of the few industries. In Abdelhakim Al-Shini's factory. Here are made water tanks that can be seen on the roofs of every Palestinian home.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
In the small industrial area of ​​Ramallah, one of the few industries. In Abdelhakim Al-Shini's factory. Here are made water tanks that can be seen on the roofs of every Palestinian home.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
The manufacturing plant and distribution of Coca Cola in Ramallah. 350 people work here. The drink is manufactured in compliance.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
The manufacturing plant and distribution of Coca Cola in Ramallah. 350 people work here. The drink is manufactured in compliance.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
At the national television, Palestine TV.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
At the national television, Palestine TV.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
At the national television, Palestine TV.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
At the national television, Palestine TV.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
The separation wall otherwise called security fence by the Israelis. At the entrance of Ramallah. It surrounds part of the city and separates it from Jerusalem. To cross it, you have to take checkpoints.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
The separation wall otherwise called security fence by the Israelis. At the entrance of Ramallah. It surrounds part of the city and separates it from Jerusalem. To cross it, you have to take checkpoints.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
A few minutes from downtown, the refugee camp of Al Amari, managed by the United Nations. Camp Al-Amary was created in 1949 on nine hectares and has 9000 inhabitants. This old man is seriously ill. He can not afford to seek treatment.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
A few minutes from downtown, the refugee camp of Al Amari, managed by the United Nations. Camp Al-Amary was created in 1949 on nine hectares and has 9000 inhabitants. This old man is seriously ill. He can not afford to seek treatment.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
Bir Zeit, the large Palestinian university, considered one of the best in the Middle East. At the end of a math test, students decompress.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
Bir Zeit, the large Palestinian university, considered one of the best in the Middle East. At the end of a math test, students decompress.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
Al-Manara, Ramallah's main square. Many young people gather here at night.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
Al-Manara, Ramallah's main square. Many young people gather here at night.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
Ethiad, a new district of Ramallah, was established in early 2011. In Ramallah, many buildings are being built to house the new Palestinian middle class.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
Ethiad, a new district of Ramallah, was established in early 2011. In Ramallah, many buildings are being built to house the new Palestinian middle class.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
Trifitness, one of the many sports clubs in Ramallah. Ultra modern, it offers a variety of activities: swimming, squash, gym, dance classes, stretching, etc.. 1,700 people are members. Certain times are reserved for women only. Other time periods are mixed. Since the Palestinian economy recovered somewhat, the people of Ramallah provide more time for leisure.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
Trifitness, one of the many sports clubs in Ramallah. Ultra modern, it offers a variety of activities: swimming, squash, gym, dance classes, stretching, etc.. 1,700 people are members. Certain times are reserved for women only. Other time periods are mixed. Since the Palestinian economy recovered somewhat, the people of Ramallah provide more time for leisure.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
Jawwal, the number 1 mobile company in the West Bank. A total of 2, 252 million subscribers. In this divided country, the mobile phone has enabled many people to stay in touch with their families. Jawwal has also opened a call center, Reach. Here, men and women are working together. The center is open 24/24 and 7/7.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
Jawwal, the number 1 mobile company in the West Bank. A total of 2, 252 million subscribers. In this divided country, the mobile phone has enabled many people to stay in touch with their families. Jawwal has also opened a call center, Reach. Here, men and women are working together. The center is open 24/24 and 7/7.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
In the great and brand new stadium in Al Bireh women's sports teams are numerous. Here, football, a sport massively practiced in Ramallah, with or without a veil.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
In the great and brand new stadium in Al Bireh women's sports teams are numerous. Here, football, a sport massively practiced in Ramallah, with or without a veil.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
View of Al-Manara, Ramallah's main square, from one of the many buildings surrounding the square. This area is the favorite place of promenade for the inhabitants of Ramallah.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
View of Al-Manara, Ramallah's main square, from one of the many buildings surrounding the square. This area is the favorite place of promenade for the inhabitants of Ramallah.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
In the center of Ramallah, a shopping center. Since two years, many shopping centers have sprung up.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
In the center of Ramallah, a shopping center. Since two years, many shopping centers have sprung up.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
At the outskirts of Al-Manara Square, Ramallah's main square, young people from the new Palestinian middle class drive around with their beautiful cars.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
At the outskirts of Al-Manara Square, Ramallah's main square, young people from the new Palestinian middle class drive around with their beautiful cars.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
View of the city from the surrounding hills.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
View of the city from the surrounding hills.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
At the entrance of the Muqata, the headquarters of the Palestinian Authority.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
At the entrance of the Muqata, the headquarters of the Palestinian Authority.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister, gives a press conference. He is considered to be the architect of the economic boom currently happening in Ramallah.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister, gives a press conference. He is considered to be the architect of the economic boom currently happening in Ramallah.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
The Movenpick, the first 5-star hotel opened in the West Bank in late 2010. Businessmen like to meet there.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
The Movenpick, the first 5-star hotel opened in the West Bank in late 2010. Businessmen like to meet there.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011. 
At the crossing point Qalandiya, waiting to enter Israel can sometimes take hours. In the morning between 6am and 9am, many Palestinian workers travel to Jerusalem to work.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - MAY 2011.
At the crossing point Qalandiya, waiting to enter Israel can sometimes take hours. In the morning between 6am and 9am, many Palestinian workers travel to Jerusalem to work.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
The separation wall otherwise called security fence by the Israelis. At the entrance of Ramallah. It surrounds part of the city and separates it from Jerusalem. To cross it, you have to take checkpoints.
RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - APRIL 2011.
The separation wall otherwise called security fence by the Israelis. At the entrance of Ramallah. It surrounds part of the city and separates it from Jerusalem. To cross it, you have to take checkpoints.