Yasser Arafat memorial

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, who died nine years ago at a Paris hospital after exhibiting symptoms doctors thought to be from influenza, was likely poisoned by the radioactive isotope polonium-210, Swiss forensic scientists have concluded in a report released Wednesday. The late PLO leader was entombed in Ramallah on Nov. 21, 2004, as seen in this photo.
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( Paula Bronstein / Getty Images / November 21, 2004 )

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, who died nine years ago at a Paris hospital after exhibiting symptoms doctors thought to be from influenza, was likely poisoned by the radioactive isotope polonium-210, Swiss forensic scientists have concluded in a report released Wednesday. The late PLO leader was entombed in Ramallah on Nov. 21, 2004, as seen in this photo.

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