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Both Israel and Hamas claim victory in the latest clash over the Gaza Strip. And Egypt, which brokered a ceasefire, is basking in its resurgent role as a regional power.

But the biggest question is about Iran: Did Tehran win, or lose, in the Gaza War?

Debate is raging over whether the recent eight-day conflict fought out between Israel and Palestinian terrorist groups has damaged or benefitted the Iranian regime.

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What is clear is that as the Arab Spring transforms the Middle East, Iran is ready to change too, cementing relations with terrorist factions that may well become the biggest threat to Israeli security.

The hand of Iran in the latest conflict was clearly seen in the use of long-range Fajr-5 missiles, presenting a new threat to major Israeli population centres.

We are honoured to announce that we gave them [Palestinian terrorists] the technology of how to make…

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