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Yasser Arafat's body exhumed

The body of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has been exhumed over allegations that he was poisoned. Mr Arafat died in Paris in 2004 aged 75 after a short, mystery illness.

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Forensic investigators take samples from body of Yasser Arafat

Forensic investigators have taken samples from the body of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat today after speculation that he may not have died from a stroke, but could have been poisoned by Israel.

ITV News' Middle East Correspondent John Ray reports:

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