Palestinian teenage girl on trial for striking Israeli soldier

Palestinian teenage girl on trial for striking Israeli soldierA teenage girl who became a hero to Palestinians after she was filmed slapping and kicking an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank appeared in an Israeli military court on Tuesday for the start of her trial. Ahed Tamimi, 17, has drawn international attention following her arrest after the Dec. 15 confrontation with an Israeli officer and a soldier outside her West Bank home of Nabi Saleh. Tamimi and her mother, Nariman, were arrested a few days later.