Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi's trial begins behind closed doors

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Judge bans media from Israeli military court as trial of teenager filmed slapping and kicking soldiers starts

A teenage Palestinian protester filmed slapping and kicking two soldiers outside her home has appeared before an Israeli military court to face various charges including assaulting security forces, incitement and throwing stones.

Ahed Tamimi, who turned 17 in jail last month, arrived on Tuesday morning for the first day of what could be a months-long trial, in what has become a symbolic case in the battle for international public opinion.

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