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  11/12/2013, Kislev 9, 5774

PA: Jews Poisoned Arafat 'Like Prophet Mohammed'

In a sermon broadcasted on official Palestinian Authority (PA) TV, the PA Minister of Religious Affairs Al-Habbash said former PA chairman Yasser Arafat, like Islam's prophet Mohammed, was poisoned to death by Jews. During the sermon, which was translated by Palestinian Media Watch, Al-Habbash said Arafat died a martyr. He added "we don't have the slightest doubt that they (the Jews) killed him...even Allah's Messenger (Mohammed) they (the Jews) killed him with poison."