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VIDEO | Scientists find lethal level of Polonium in Yasser Arafat remains

Published on Nov 6, 2013 BY PressTV Swiss forensic scientists find high levels of a poisonous radioactive substance in the remains of the late Palestinian Authority chief, Yasser Arafat. Forensic tests have shown a lethal level of polonium-210 in his corpse. Last year, Arafat’s widow, Suha said her late husband was poisoned to death with […]

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Salfit farmer poisoned by Burkan settlement polluted gases

[ PIC 28/10/2013 – 11:35 AM ] SALFIT, (PIC)– An old Palestinian farmer in Salfit was transferred to hospital on Sunday after inhaling poisonous gases coming from the industrial area in nearby Burkan settlement. Local sources said that Othman Jaber suffered from serious inflammation and vomiting, adding that he was taken to hospital where doctors […]

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Israeli settlers’ attacks continue: Vineyards poisoned in Beit Ummar

[ PIC 06/05/2013 – 09:27 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli settlers have damaged on Monday vineyards belonging to Palestinian residents in Beit Ummar north of al-Khalil. A group of settlers from Karme Tzur settlement to the south of the al-Khalil district town of Beit Ummar sprayed toxic substances on the town’s vineyards. Numerous vines were […]

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Palestinian prisoners poisoned in Nafha jail

#FreeSamer | Global action to save the life of Hunger striker Samer Issawi [ PIC 05/03/2013 – 09:52 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Prisoners in ward 6 in the Israeli Nafha jail said that 22 prisoners suffered from poisoning on Tuesday morning. They said in a telephone contact with the PIC reporter that the prisoners suffered […]

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Over 90 students poisoned in Jenin

[ PIC 10/09/2012 – 06:15 PM ] JENIN, (PIC)– Scores of students in the secondary school of Sanur town, near Jenin in the northern West Bank, were transferred to hospital for treatment after being poisoned, Palestinian medical sources reported. Dr. Saleh Zakarna, the Director of Jenin’s Health, pointed out that the number of cases affected […]

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24 children admitted to hospital after drinking contaminated water

Maan News Agency | Sept 9, 2012 JENIN (Ma’an) — Twenty-four children were admitted to hospital in Jenin on Saturday after drinking contaminated water in their elementary school, police said. Parents reported symptoms of vomiting and a high fever, a police statement said. Eighteen children are still in hospital and six have been released after […]

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Poisoning Arafat: Ariel Sharon and the Jewish settlements enterprise

By Uri Avnery | at Redress |  7 July 2012 Uri Avnery recalls Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s journey from national liberation fighter to peace warrior and argues that Arafat’s quest for peace, which if successful would have posed a mortal danger to the Jewish settlements, is what led the Israelis to poison him. For me, […]

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