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        11/7/2013, Kislev 4, 5774

      Press Conference to Discuss Results of Arafat Death Probe

      Swiss scientists who carried out a probe reportedly showing that Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat probably died from polonium poisoning will give a press conference Thursday to discuss the results, the AFP news agency reports. Patrice Mangin, who heads the Lausanne University Centre of Legal Medicine (CURML), and François Bochud, who heads the Institute for Radiation Physics (IRA), will speak to the media at 1:45 pm (12:45 GMT), their institutes said in a statement.