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Arafat Poisoned

Experts Cast Doubt Over Arafat Poison Claims

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Paul Taylor PARIS, Dec 3 (Reuters) - French forensic tests have concluded that former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat did not die...

Russian Report Casts Doubt On Arafat Poisoning

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Noah Browning RAMALLAH, West Bank, Nov 8 (Reuters) - A Russian report quoted by Palestinian investigators on Friday said there was ...

Israel Denies Poisoning Arafat

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

(Adds intelligence minister) JERUSALEM, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Israel said on Thursday it did not poison Yasser Arafat, making the denial a...

Was Yasser Arafat Poisoned?

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2013 | World

By Paul Taylor PARIS, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned to death in 2004 with radioactive polonium, his ...

Arafat's Widow Says Exhumation 'As If His Soul Was Resurrected' For UN Vote

AP | STEPHEN CALLEJA | Posted 01.29.2013 | World

VALLETTA, Malta — Yasser Arafat's widow sees a spiritual significance in the timing of her late husband's exhumation, which came just two days b...

Arafat's Remains Said To Be Exhumed Tuesday

AP | DALIA NAMMARI | Posted 11.24.2012 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- The remains of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat will be exhumed Tuesday as part of a renewed investigation into his deat...

Will Swiss Conduct Arafat Autopsy?

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 10.08.2012 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Swiss experts have been invited to the West Bank to test Yasser Arafat's remains for possible poisoning, the chief investi...

Palestinian President Approves Arafat Autopsy

AP | KARIN LAUB and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 09.08.2012 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has given final approval to dig up Yasser Arafat's remains and is also pressing for an...

Arafat Inquiry Spotlights Radioactive Poison

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 09.04.2012 | Science

LONDON -- Polonium first hit the headlines when it was used to kill KGB agent-turned-Kremlin critic Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006. This week...

Palestinians Ready To Exhume Arafat's Body For Tests

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN and KARIN LAUB | Posted 09.03.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — The discovery of traces of a radioactive agent on clothing reportedly worn by Yasser Arafat in his final days reignited a cauldron o...

Was Arafat Poisoned?

Posted 07.03.2012 | World

Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned. That is the astonishing conclusion of a new Al Jazeera report. Arafat died on Nove...