World | Reuters | Thursday December 26, 2013
Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died of natural causes, not radiation poisoning, the head of a Russian state forensics agency that tested samples taken from his body said on Thursday, according to the Interfax news agency.
World | Reuters | Wednesday December 4, 2013
Yasser Arafat was not the victim of poisoning, French forensic scientists concluded on Tuesday, countering a Swiss report on the 2004 death of the Palestinian leader that found he was probably killed with radioactive polonium.
World | Reuters | Friday November 22, 2013
President Yasser Arafat's spartan bedroom remains largely as he left it in 2004, when he flew off to France for treatment for a mystery illness only to return home two weeks later in a coffin.
World | Associated Press | Thursday November 7, 2013
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat ingested lethal radioactive polonium before his death nine years ago, and it could not have been by accident, Swiss scientists said on Thursday.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 7, 2013
Israel said on Thursday it did not poison Yasser Arafat, making the denial after the Palestinian leader's widow said Swiss forensic tests had proven he died from radioactive polonium poisoning in 2004.
World | Agence-France Presse | Wednesday November 6, 2013
Swiss scientists have concluded Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat is likely to have died from polonium poisoning
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 4, 2014
Swiss radiation experts have confirmed they found traces of polonium on clothing used by Yasser Arafat which "support the possibility" the veteran Palestinian leader was poisoned.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 24, 2012
A Swiss radiology lab said on Friday that it will test the remains of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat for polonium poisoning after receiving the go-ahead from his widow.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday July 10, 2012
The widow of Yasser Arafat is planning to file a legal complaint in France asking authorities to investigate the death of her husband. Palestinian authorities gave final approval on Monday for the former Palestinian leader's body to be exhumed and as...
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 4, 2012
The Palestinian Authority agreed on Wednesday to the exhumation of Yasser Arafat's body after new allegations that he was poisoned with the radioactive element polonium-210 in 2004.