In a press conference convened in Doha, Qatar, the head of Hamas's political bureau, Khaled Meshaal sounded to the citizens of Gaza, "This war was was forced upon us. After siege and blockade failed, they then tried to destroy us."
"But we will rebuild all they have destroyed. That is our job. And that is the role of the Arab world and of the unity government. Gaza has dazzled the world with her victory," he added.