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Palestinians walk past a mural on the controversial Israeli barrier depicting the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, at Qalandiya checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Palestinian authorities on Tuesday opened Yasser Arafat's grave and foreign experts took samples from his remains as part of a long-shot attempt, eight years after the iconic leader's mysterious death, to determine whether he was poisoned, as relatives and some political successors have claimed. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)
Photo by: Nasser Shiyoukhi
Palestinians walk past a mural on the controversial Israeli barrier depicting the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, at Qalandiya checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Palestinian authorities on Tuesday opened Yasser Arafat's grave and foreign experts took samples from his remains as part of a long-shot attempt, eight years after the iconic leader's mysterious death, to determine whether he was poisoned, as relatives and some political successors have claimed. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

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