Thursday, June 30th | 1 Tammuz 5782

November 27, 2012 10:07 am

Yasser Arafat Exhumed

avatar by News Editor

Yasser Arafat. Photo: wiki commons.

AP – RAMALLAH, West Bank – Yasser Arafat’s political heirs on Tuesday opened his grave and foreign experts took samples of the iconic Palestinian leader’s remains as part of a long-shot attempt – eight years after his mysterious death – to determine whether he was poisoned.

Arafat died in November 2004 at a French military hospital, a month after suddenly falling ill at his West Bank compound, at the time besieged by Israeli troops.

Read full story.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.