Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in 2002.
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December 3, 2013 The finding adds more confusion to the case, because two other teams — Swiss and Russian — came to different conclusions.
Oct. 29, 2004: Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat boards a helicopter in Ramallah, the West Bank, for the start of his journey to a hospital in France. He died 2 weeks later.
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November 6, 2013 Swiss scientists have been studying samples taken from the former Palestinian leader's remains. He died in 2004 at the age of 75.
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in October 2004, a month before he died.
July 5, 2012 Al-Jazeera has rekindled conspiracy theories about the Palestinian leader's 2004 death. But its investigation has also raised questions.
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