Body Of Yasser Arafat Is Exhumed For Investigation Into Suspected Poisoning


Tawfiq Tirawi, the head of the Palestinian inquiry team into the... News PhotoCity,Death,Document,Government,Horizontal,Journalist,Leadership,Middle East,Palestinian,Politics,Press Conference,Ramallah,Talking,West Bank,Yasser Arafat - Political FigurePhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPTawfiq Tirawi, the head of the Palestinian inquiry team into the death of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, speaks to reporters during a press conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on November 24, 2012. The body of Arafat will be exhumed on November 27 to undergo poison tests, Tirawi said. Rumours and speculation have surrounded Arafat's death ever since a quick deterioration of his condition saw him pass away at the Percy military hospital in suburban Paris in November 2004 at the age of 75. AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)