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# Yasser Arafat

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# Death
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.
# Mystery
French experts rule out Arafat poisoning
His widow Souha said she was “shattered” by the contradictory findings by French and Swiss scientists.
# Mystery
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.
# poisoned
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.
# Mystery
Experts exhume remains of Yasser Arafat
The search for forensic clues into the death of the Palestinian leader continues.
# Mystery
Arafat exhumation hopes to quell poison quandary
“If there was a crime, it must be solved” – Suha Arafat
# Yasser Arafat
Remains of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat ready to be exhumed
The exhumation is part of a renewed investigation into his death.
# Yasser Arafat
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.
# Arafat
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.
# Arafat
France opens murder investigation into Yasser Arafat’s death
Inquiry comes on foot of claims that the Palestinian leader died of polonium poisoning.
# suspicions
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
Was Yasser Arafat poisoned by polonium?
Al Jazeera reports that tests have found abnormal levels of polonium in the late Palestinian leader’s clothing.
# 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.