Arafat

Yasser Arafat (AP Photo)

French expert report: No proof Arafat was poisoned

PARIS (AP) — Extensive reports by French scientists into Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s death have ruled out poisoning by radioactive polonium, his widow said Tuesday. The results contradict earlier findings by a Swiss lab, and […]

12/03/2013

Palestinian Hanadi Kharma, paints a mural depicting the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Nablus, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.  (AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh)

Arafat’s mysterious death becomes a whodunit

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Yasser Arafat’s mysterious 2004 death turned into a whodunit Thursday after Swiss scientists who examined his remains said the Palestinian leader was probably poisoned with radioactive polonium. Yet hard proof […]

11/07/2013

Yasser Arafat (AP Photo)

Al-Jazeera reports evidence of Arafat poisoning

JERUSALEM (AP) — Al-Jazeera is reporting that a team of Swiss scientists has found moderate evidence that longtime Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died of poisoning. The Arab satellite channel published a copy of what it […]

11/06/2013

Experts exhume remains of Palestinian leader

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The remains of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat were exhumed from his grave on Tuesday so international forensic experts could search for additional clues to his death, Palestinian officials […]

11/26/2012

French judges to exhume Arafat body in West Bank

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) – The widow of Yasser Arafat said Wednesday that French investigators will soon visit the West Bank to dig up the remains of her husband in hopes of determining what killed […]

09/05/2012

French probe deepens confusion over Arafat death

JERUSALEM (AP) – A French murder probe into the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat prompted an Israeli denial of responsibility on Wednesday and renewed doubts that Palestinians would stick to a halfhearted pledge to […]

08/29/2012

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