Summary: Understanding Arafat
day and why it is important to Muslims across the globe
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.
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
PALESTINIAN officials claim Israel is "the only suspect" for the killing of ex-leader Yasser Arafat
PALESTINE chiefs yesterday insisted former leader Yasser Arafat
was murdered and again pointed the finger at Israel.
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.