(IP) - The top Hamas official said that the Al-Aqsa Flood Battle dealt a powerful blow to the Israeli occupation, shaking both its military and political leadership.

Iran Press/ West Asia: Hamas Political Bureau Chief, Ismail Haniyeh, affirmed on Wednesday evening that the battle in Gaza "is approaching its honorable end" due to the legendary resilience of the people of the Strip and their courageous resistance.

In a speech, Haniyeh stated that the Resistance in the Gaza Strip is "capable and steadfast," and the Israeli occupation is "on the decline," emphasizing that the legendary resilience and courageous resistance have created consequences beyond imagination, putting the enemy's alliances in question.

He also explained that the Palestinian people "have been and still are a target for the occupation," urging the Arab and Islamic nations to expand their efforts for the sake of the Palestinian cause.

Haniyeh pointed out that "the Israeli enemy will pay the price for its crimes," adding that the heroic actions of the Al-Qassam Brigades and the Resistance are evident during confrontations and are inflicting significant losses to the enemy, the latest being in al-Shujaiya and Jabalia.

Moreover, the top Hamas official mentioned that the Al-Aqsa Flood Battle delivered a powerful blow to the Israeli occupation, shaking its military and political leadership.

Regarding international solidarity and popular movements against the Israeli aggression on Gaza, Haniyeh thanked all supporters for calling for the lifting of the blockade on the Strip.204

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