Skip to comments.Hamas Declares Victory, Gaza Celebrates
Posted on 11/21/2012 1:02:45 PM PST by Eleutheria5
Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal announced in a press conference Wednesday evening that Israel "has failed in all its goals" in Operation Defensive Pillar, following the cease fire announcement.
"After eight days, God stayed their hand from the people of Gaza, and they were compelled to submit to the conditions of the resistance," Mashaal said. "Israel has failed in all its goals," he told reporters in a Cairo hotel.
Mashaal also thanked ceasefire mediator Egypt, as well as Iran, which he said "had a role in arming" Hamas during the conflict.
Arabs in Gaza took to the streets to celebrate the start of the truce deal, firing into the air and chanting victory slogans, AFP reported.
The celebrations began shortly after the 9:00 p.m. deadline for the ceasefire to begin, agreed in a deal between Israel and Hamas that was announced in Egypt.
Heavy celebratory gunfire could be heard throughout Gaza, and residents also released fireworks into the night sky, where Israeli drones could still be buzzing heard overhead. .....
(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...
Text of Ceasefire Agreement http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/162375
Has there been yet another leak of lethal stupid gas in the world? There is an unlimited supply, it seems, and they don't make pipes the way they used to.
I thought Bibi was smarter than that. I wonder what sword Hillary held over his head.
Israel should have never disengaged from the Gaza strip.
well, some of them are celebrating. a lot of them are taking a dirt nap, courtesy of the israelis.
Is Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal the erstwhile Baghdad Bob?
me too, I wonder.
All four sides are claiming victory!
Hamas, Egypt, Israel and Hitlery/Obama.
Not only are these people evil, sick and twisted; but they are also completely delusional.
Pray for peace, real peace.
All fourBoth sides are claiming victory!
Hamas/Egypt/Hitlery/Obama and Israel.
Compared to a total of 5 Israelis dead and 69 wounded.
Yup, that's quite a victory.
Hellary saves the day, eheheheheheheh. Is this the new gleeful narrative from the Left Scheme Media propagandists?
Guess Ambassador Stevens was simply SOL chumped by team Barry.
Hamas is always celebrating..I remember on 9/11 when they passed out candy in the streets to the kids when the towers fell..these are the vermin we are dealing with..I would have never agreed to a cease fire, especially after they blew up a bus in Tel Aviv..they will just stock pile rockets again, it will never end til every single one of those cockroaches are destroyed
Yup, Egypt thinks they won the last war too...they even celebrate it every year.
The proof that they did not win that war is the fact that Israel still exists.
Looks like Benghazi Experts, Obama and H. Clinton, have been successful in getting their terrorist enlistment drive off to a good start.
I think that when Obama promised “shovel ready” jobs, he was referring to mass graves.... they’re coming.
**WHO in the hell gave the damn order to NOT rescue our men in Benghazi?**
So, when do the Peace Prize nominations have to be in?
It wouldn’t matter if they killed the terrorists and left one person alive, they would still claim victory. All Israel has to do is wait until Hamas eventually sends another rocket over and then go smash them again.
Serves one purpose......Gaza reloads.
Anything short of total annihilation is a win for them.