World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 9, 2014
Did he die naturally or was he poisoned by polonium? A look at 10 years of research since the mysterious death of Yasser Arafat, the Palestinians' iconic national leader.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 6, 2013
Swiss scientists have concluded Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat is likely to have died from polonium poisoning
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 asked for an international investigation into his 2004 death in a French military hospital.
World News | 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.