Arafat to Be Exhumed in Death Probe

    RAMALLAH, -:  Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat is seen during an official ceremony at his office in the West Bank city of Ramallah 26 April 2004. Israel's Deputy Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and two other Israeli ministers ruled out any immediate assassination of Arafat, following a renewed threat against the Palestinian leader, which has drawn sharp international criticism including from the United States.  AFP PHOTO/Abbas MOMANI  (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    When Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat died in 2004, other Palestinian officials called foul on the Israeli government, claiming he had been poisoned. The accusations were written off at the time, but recent evidence of lethal traces of radioactive material detected in Arafat's clothing have given new life to suspicions Arafat may have met an untimely end. Since tests on the clothing were inconclusive, experts decided to examine Arafat's remains, and an exhumation is now scheduled for Tuesday. Investigators from Switzerland, France, and Russia will each take bone samples to be tested in their home countries.

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