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Yasser Arafat poisoning claims to be investigated

Palestinian officials are calling for an international inquiry into former leader Yasser Arafat's death, over renewed claims that he was poisoned.

Swiss scientists told an al-Jazeera TV documentary that the radioactive material polonium-210 was on belongings given to his widow after he died in 2004.

Arafat's medical records say he had a stroke resulting from a blood disorder.

Wendy Urquhart reports.

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