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Ahed Tamimi, controversial figure in the revolt leading the Palestinian people

2023-11-29T15:27:33.575Z

Highlights: Ahed Tamimi has been added to the list of Palestinian prisoners likely to be released by Israel in the coming days. The 22-year-old Palestinian woman was arrested by the Israeli army in November, less than a month after the October 7 attack. The truce between the IDF and Hamas, which has been extended for 48 hours, has already resulted in the release of 60 hostages in exchange for 180 Palestinian prisoners. To discover the latest news on the Israel-Hamas war on the Le Figaro app, click here.


PORTRAIT - She has become an icon of resistance for the Palestinians, coming from a family close to Fatah, and is criticized in Israel for her media stunts. Arrested in November, the young woman could be among the prisoners released in exchange for hostages.


Her red curls, proud gaze and keffiyeh have made her a leading figure in the Palestinian resistance. Ahed Tamimi has been added to the list of Palestinian prisoners likely to be released by Israel in the coming days. The truce between the IDF and Hamas, which has been extended for 48 hours, has already resulted in the release of 60 hostages in exchange for 180 Palestinian prisoners.

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  • Follow the latest news on the Israel-Hamas war on the Le Figaro app

The 22-year-old Palestinian woman was arrested by the Israeli army in November, less than a month after the October 7 attack, after a message addressed to "the herds of settlers" on Instagram: "We will massacre you and you will say that what Hitler did to you was a joke, we will drink your blood and eat your skulls." Hisfamily had denied that she was the author of this text.

Ahed Tamimi's singular story begins in Nabi Saleh, in the Ramallah region of the West Bank. Located across the street from the Israeli settlement of Halamish, the small village has between 500 and 600 inhabitants. The...

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Source: lefigaro

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