Palestinian teen who slapped Israeli soldiers released from prison
Tamimi arrives for the beginning of her trial in Israeli military court. Photo: Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images
Why it matters: She became a polarizing, global figure of Palestinian resistance in December, when a video of her hitting the soldiers in retaliation for the death of her 15-year-old cousin went viral. Per the AP, she received "a hero's welcome" upon returning to her West Bank village Sunday.