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Samples taken from Arafat corpse for poison tests

Tayeb Abdel-Rahim (centre R), a top aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, walks past an honour guard after laying a wreath near the grave of the late leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Tayeb Abdel-Rahim (centre R), a top aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, walks past an honour guard after laying a wreath near the grave of the late leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Tayeb Abdel-Rahim (centre R), a top aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, walks past an honour guard after laying a wreath near the grave of the late leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Suha Arafat, widow of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, watches the ceremony after her husband's exhumation in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on television from her apartment in Sliema, outside Valletta, November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Suha Arafat, widow of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, watches the ceremony after her husband's exhumation in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on television from her apartment in Sliema, outside Valletta, November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Darrin...more

Suha Arafat, widow of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, watches the ceremony after her husband's exhumation in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on television from her apartment in Sliema, outside Valletta, November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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A member of the Palestinian security forces walks outside the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

A member of the Palestinian security forces walks outside the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

A member of the Palestinian security forces walks outside the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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Members of the Palestinian security forces (bottom) walk outside the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat after his body was exhumed in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 27, 2012. The body of Arafat was exhumed on Tuesday by a team of international experts trying to discover if he was poisoned, as many Palestinians believe. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Members of the Palestinian security forces (bottom) walk outside the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat after his body was exhumed in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 27, 2012. The body of Arafat was exhumed on Tuesday by a...more

Members of the Palestinian security forces (bottom) walk outside the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat after his body was exhumed in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 27, 2012. The body of Arafat was exhumed on Tuesday by a team of international experts trying to discover if he was poisoned, as many Palestinians believe. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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A person walks past tarps put up in front of the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat during the exhumation of his body in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

A person walks past tarps put up in front of the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat during the exhumation of his body in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

A person walks past tarps put up in front of the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat during the exhumation of his body in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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A Palestinian worker climbs beside a tarp in front of the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat after his body was exhumed in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 27, 2012. The body of Arafat was exhumed on Tuesday by a team of international experts trying to discover if he was poisoned, as many Palestinians believe. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

A Palestinian worker climbs beside a tarp in front of the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat after his body was exhumed in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 27, 2012. The body of Arafat was exhumed on Tuesday by a team of...more

A Palestinian worker climbs beside a tarp in front of the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat after his body was exhumed in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 27, 2012. The body of Arafat was exhumed on Tuesday by a team of international experts trying to discover if he was poisoned, as many Palestinians believe. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Palestinians walk next to a mural depicting late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (R) in Gaza City November 27, 2012. The body of Arafat was exhumed on Tuesday, eight years after his death, as part of an investigation into allegations he was poisoned, official Palestinian radio said. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Palestinians walk next to a mural depicting late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (R) in Gaza City November 27, 2012. The body of Arafat was exhumed on Tuesday, eight years after his death, as part of an investigation into allegations he was...more

Palestinians walk next to a mural depicting late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (R) in Gaza City November 27, 2012. The body of Arafat was exhumed on Tuesday, eight years after his death, as part of an investigation into allegations he was poisoned, official Palestinian radio said. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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