Human rights groups say Israel stepped up arrests in the occupied West Bank during the war. Only a fraction of those arrested have been released as part of hostage and prisoner exchanges.
Cultural figureheads are expected to speak out about world events. But some are facing real-world consequences for making public declarations about the present conflict.
Mansour Abbas broke a longstanding taboo when he led his Arab party into Israel's governing coalition last year.
The Gaza Strip needs major reconstruction after the Israeli military hit buildings and infrastructure. Experts say the U.N.-backed process of vetting projects ends up increasing costs and delays.
Israel and the Palestinians are again locked in bitter fighting. Here is a look at some key events in the conflict over the past decade and a half.
Some of the most intense attacks hit the Gaza Strip on Thursday night. But the clashes also brought large protests in the occupied West Bank — where at least 10 people reportedly died.
"This kind of escalation intensifies the hate, helps the radicals," an analyst who lives in Gaza says as Israel and Hamas launch attacks at each other.
Palestinian health officials say at least 30 people have been killed in Gaza, including 10 children. Three Israelis have been killed by rockets fired by Palestinian militants.