Hamas security forces in Gaza have been rounding up young men and forcing them to get haircuts on grounds that their hair is inappropriate.
Gaza's third international marathon has been cancelled after the ruling Hamas movement refused to allow women to run.
Three weeks later, Gaza City has almost returned to what passes for normal in this overcrowded, impoverished and war-ravaged strip of land.
Thousands cheer claims of victory in last month's war and warnings that more Israeli soldiers could be kidnapped.
Although Hamas leadership is in hiding, Israel's missiles have failed to obliterate its authority, writes Chris McGreal in Beit Lahiya.
An explosion has hit a public bus in the heart of Tel Aviv, wounding at least 10 people, says Israel's ambulance service.
The force used by Israel in its attacks on Hamas militants in Gaza is "disproportionate", the department of international relations said.
The UN chief has called for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and the US Secretary of State has headed to the region with a peace message.
The number of Palestinians killed in Gaza during Israel's on-going offensive reached 100 on Monday, the Hamas-run Health Ministry said.
We look at the last week of airstrikes between Israel and Palestine, which has turned into the bloodiest period of conflict in Gaza for some time.
There are theories among Israelis and Palestinians about what has propelled the two sides towards their second war in four years.
Israeli strikes on Sunday killed 21 Palestinians, mostly women and children, in the bloodiest day of its bombing campaign over the Gaza Strip.
An Iranian lawmaker has denied his country had supplied Palestinian Islamist militants with missiles capable of hitting Israel's commercial centre.
Israeli strikes in Gaza have pushed the death toll to 40 as the US claims militant rocket fire is a 'precipitating factor' in the conflict.
Israel was condemned on Thursday by much of the Arab world while securing Western backing and pressing its biggest air assault on Gaza for years.
In Gaza, the emergence of militant organisations beyond the control of the ruling Hamas make the consequences of Israel's operation unpredictable.
Five Gazans were killed in Israeli air strikes as militants fired around 250 rockets over the border, killing three Israelis, officials have said.
Israel has killed the military commander of Hamas in an airstrike on the Gaza Strip, bringing the two sides to the brink of a possible new war.
Israel has announced it is considering resuming its contentious practice of assassinating militant leaders in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.