PARIS (TAP) - French forensic experts investigating the death of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat
have concluded that he died of natural causes, ruling out polonium 210 poisoning, according to reports.
AT last the truth is slowly seeping out regarding the death of Yasser Arafat
Summary: New scientific findings suggesting Arafat
might have been poisoned revive tensions between rival Palestinian factions and with Israel.
West Bank: New findings suggesting Yasser Arafat
might have been poisoned have aggravated decades-old tensions between Palestinian rivals and with Israel that had long bedevilled the iconic leader.
This, he told a news conference, is in line with the long-standing Palestinian contention that Arafat
PALESTINE chiefs yesterday insisted former leader Yasser Arafat
was murdered and again pointed the finger at Israel.
PALESTINIAN officials claim Israel is "the only suspect" for the killing of ex-leader Yasser Arafat
utm_content=rssautomatic&utm_campaign=twitter&utm_source=SocialFlow&utm_term=june&utm_medium=tweet) Al-Jazeera documentary raised eyebrows by suggesting Arafat
, who was originally diagnosed with the flu but whose healthy steadily declined, suffered from polonium poisoning after tests of his personal belongings by a lab in Switzerland were found to have abnormally high levels of the rare substance.
PNN French prosecutors launched a murder inquiry on Tuesday into the death of Palestinian President Yasser Arafat
in 2004, to determine whether he was poisoned with the radioactive substance polonium-210.
Ramallah, Shawwal 11, 1433, Aug 29, 2012, SPA -- President Mahmoud Abbas Wednesday welcomed the French judicial system's decision to launch an investigation into the death of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat
, according WAFA.
A French court has opened a murder inquiry into the 2004 death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat
, prosecutors said on Tuesday, following claims by his wife that he may have been poisoned.
Speaking to reporters after the meetings, Al-Bashir said symptoms appearing on Arafat
, who died in Paris in 2004, "might confirm his death with the radioactive polonium substance or other substances.