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  7/12/2012, Tammuz 22, 5772

“Israel Poisoned my Uncle with Polonium”

Nasser al-Qidweh, nephew of Yasser Arafat and president of the Arafat Memorial Foundation, accuses Israel of poisoning Arafat with a radioactive substance. Speaking to the French news agency, he said, “Those responsible for the assassination will be charged and tried.” (Maariv)