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Palestinians take part in a protest marking International Workers' Day, in front of the Ministry of Labor in Gaza City, on May 1, 2019. Unemployment rate in Palestine increased in 2018 to reach about 31% of the labour force participants compared with about 28% in 2017, where the number of unemployed individuals increased from 377 thousand in 2017 to 426 thousand in 2018. Photo by Mahmoud Ajjour