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# Yasser Arafat

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Arafat's death was natural and not caused by radiation says Russian expert
While a Swiss lab report said that Arafat was probably poisoned by polonium, this is the second study to rule it out.
French experts rule out Arafat poisoning
His widow Souha said she was “shattered” by the contradictory findings by French and Swiss scientists.
Palestinians say there's only one suspect in Arafat death
Swiss scientists have found “moderate” evidence to support the notion that Yasser Arafat was poisoned with polonium – and the Palestinians want to get to the bottom of what happened.
Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned by radioactive polonium
Tests revealed at least 18 times the normal levels of radioactive polonium in his remains according to new station Al-Jazeera.
Experts exhume remains of Yasser Arafat
The search for forensic clues into the death of the Palestinian leader continues.
Arafat exhumation hopes to quell poison quandary
“If there was a crime, it must be solved” – Suha Arafat
Remains of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat ready to be exhumed
The exhumation is part of a renewed investigation into his death.
Work on opening Yasser Arafat grave said to have begun
France opened a murder inquiry on Arafat’s death in August on foot of claims that the Palestinian leader died of polonium poisoning.
Body of Yasser Arafat to be exhumed next month
The push to re-examine circumstances surrounding Arafat’s death came after a Swiss lab recently discovered traces of a deadly radioactive isotope on clothes said to be his.
France opens murder investigation into Yasser Arafat’s death
Inquiry comes on foot of claims that the Palestinian leader died of polonium poisoning.
Swiss lab to analyse Arafat remains for radioactive poisoning
A nine-month investigation by Al Jazeera found elevated levels of polonium on some of Arafat’s belongings. Was he poisoned?
Was Yasser Arafat poisoned by polonium?
Al Jazeera reports that tests have found abnormal levels of polonium in the late Palestinian leader’s clothing.
Another surprising fact about Muammar Gaddafi: he had a pen-pal
The former Libyan leader corresponded with a Jewish florist in New York for decades.