Hamas won the moral stand this time and prevented an invasion of the territory that its holding hostage. The Gaza strip is paying a heavy price in the name of Muslim fanaticism. Israel lost the opertunity to clean Gaza and is willing to leave the status co as is. And the ultimate looser is Abbas. He needs to leave office. He has failled his people and has become irrelevant to the scene.
Jerusalem suburb of Even Sapir evacuated as wildfire spreads (Haaretz)
from the article: Who won this round in Gaza, Israel or Hamas? Only time will tell