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Palestinian Teen Protest Icon Released From Israeli Prison

Seventeen-year-old Ahed Tamimi, who has become a symbol of Palestinian defiance, was released after serving an eight month sentence for slapping Israeli soldiers.

Seventeen-year-old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi has been released from Israeli prison after serving an eight-month sentence for slapping Israeli soldiers during a confrontation that went viral on the Internet. The teen has become a symbol of resistance for many Palestinians; for many Israelis, she's seen as a provocateur.

Tamini was greeted by jubilant crowds

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