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A report out of Switzerland suggests the deceased Palestinian leader may have been poisoned with polonium-210, the same radioactive substance used to kill former Russian FSB officer Alexander Litvinenko.

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Swiss, French and Russian scientists will conduct tests on samples taken from the body of Yasser Arafat, the first Palestinian Authority president whose official cause of death eight years ago is listed as stroke, but whose personal items were found to contain traces of polonium-210.

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A Swiss medical laboratory has found traces of polonium, a rare, highly radioactive metal, in the former Palestinian leader's personal effects. Is that what killed the Nobel laureate?

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Uri Avnery remembers Yitzhak Rabin, Yasser Arafat and the historic Oslo agreement that has since turned to mush. "The public memory," Avnery warns, "is trying nowadays to obliterate" Rabin's "inner revolution" toward peace with the Palestinians.

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In the face of failing peace talks with Israel and a stalemate with rival Hamas, reports suggest that a frustrated Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will not seek re-election early next year.

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Can it be that yet another Israeli failure in Gaza will change the dynamics of "peacekeeping" in the Middle East, that at last the ghost of Arafat will watch the "internationalisation" of the Israeli-Palestinian war?

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