ISRAEL-OPT: Nearly half of Gazans unemployed - UNRWA report

JERUSALEM, 24 July 2008 (IRIN) - In the Gaza Strip at the end of 2007, over half the population was living below the official poverty line, and unemployment, in real adjusted terms, stood at an "unprecedented high" of about 45 percent, a new UN study released on 24 July said. (read more)