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Government calls for forming international committee to investigate the killing of Yasser Arafat

[ PIC 08/11/2013 – 08:15 PM ] GAZA, BEIRUT, RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Youssef Rizqa, political advisor to Palestinian Prime Minister in Gaza, called for forming an international committee to investigate the killing of President Yasser Arafat. Rizqa ruled out that the PA will open an investigation to uncover Arafat’s killers, “because the Israeli entity will not […]

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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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Palestinian Authority receives forensics reports on Arafat’s death

Al Akhbar English | Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Palestinian authorities have received the reports of Swiss and Russian forensic investigations into the 2004 death of Yasser Arafat, an official said Tuesday, without disclosing the findings. “The report was delivered” by the Swiss laboratory, Tawfiq Tirawi, who heads the Palestinian investigation into Arafat’s death, told AFP. […]

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Israel’s Lethal History with Polonium ~ by Richard Silverstein

by Richard Silverstein | at Tikun Olam | on July 7, 2012 With news breaking in Al Jazeera this week about the possible poisoning of Yasser Arafat by polonium, I thought it worthwhile to examine an interesting line in Clayton Swisher’s report, which refers to an accident in an Israeli lab involving the material.  Through […]

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‘Radioactive element’ on Arafat belongings

July 3, 2012 | Maan News Agency BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Items belonging to late president Yasser Arafat were found to have been contaminated by a rare and radioactive element, Al Jazeera reported Tuesday. Arafat, who fell ill while besieged in his compound in Ramallah, eventually passed away in October 2004 in a Paris hospital. Mystery […]

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