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August 24, 2012 11:49 am

Arafat’s Widow Approves Testing Remains for Poisoning

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Yasser Arafat. Photo: World Economic Forum.

Times of Israel/AP – The widow of Yasser Arafat on Friday agreed to have her husband’s remains tested for poisoning by polonium, AFP reported.

The news agency quoted Darcy Christen, a spokesman for a radiology lab at the Lausanne University Hospital Centre, as saying that the Swiss facility was “waiting for a formal, written letter from the lawyer” before heading to Ramallah to test Arafat’s remains for radioactive poisoning.

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