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Topic - Hani Abdeen
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.
Earlier, samples were also taken from Arafat's bedroom, office and personal belongings, he said.
However, Palestinian Health Minister Hani Abdeen later said samples were taken without having to move the remains to another location.