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Hamas gains support, little else in battle with Israel

Many Gazans are now questioning what they first celebrated as a victory for Hamas.
Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — With the cease-fire between Hamas and Israel holding amid international efforts and Egyptian brokerage, many Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate the resistance's victory against Israel, but now they are wondering what Hamas actually gained.

Israel's airstrikes on the Gaza Strip started May 10 in response to Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad firing hundreds of rockets toward Israel in the wake of the Israeli police raiding Al-Aqsa Mosque and working to displace the Palestinian residents of Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood.

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