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#Yasser Arafat

# yasser-arafat - Thursday 26 December, 2013

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.

# yasser-arafat - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

French experts rule out Arafat poisoning

His widow Souha said she was “shattered” by the contradictory findings by French and Swiss scientists.

# yasser-arafat - Friday 8 November, 2013

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.

# yasser-arafat - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

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.

# yasser-arafat - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

Experts exhume remains of Yasser Arafat

The search for forensic clues into the death of the Palestinian leader continues.

# yasser-arafat - Monday 26 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

The nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

Arafat exhumation hopes to quell poison quandary

“If there was a crime, it must be solved” – Suha Arafat

# yasser-arafat - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Remains of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat ready to be exhumed

The exhumation is part of a renewed investigation into his death.

# yasser-arafat - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

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.

# yasser-arafat - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

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.

# yasser-arafat - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

France opens murder investigation into Yasser Arafat’s death

Inquiry comes on foot of claims that the Palestinian leader died of polonium poisoning.

# yasser-arafat - Friday 24 August, 2012

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?

# yasser-arafat - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Was Yasser Arafat poisoned by polonium?

Al Jazeera reports that tests have found abnormal levels of polonium in the late Palestinian leader’s clothing.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# yasser-arafat - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Another surprising fact about Muammar Gaddafi: he had a pen-pal Pen Friend

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.