Defined differently from one person to another. In this case I can say it is a political victory 100%. It added more weight to hamas in the eyes of the IDF and Israel's politicians. If I were hamas I'd reconciliate with Fatah, go on with the state Bid, then negotiate peace with Israel from a strong position, where stupid usual conditions are not to be accepted
Palestinians report IDF airstrikes on Islamic Jihad targets in southern Gaza Strip (Haaretz)
from the article: Lebanon's Nasrallah congratulates Hamas over 'victory'