(TELEGRAPH) — Criminal investigators from France will exhume Yasser Arafat's remains next month to try to find out if the Palestinian leader was poisoned, according to a French official.
The official said the team from France will arrive sometime between Nov. 24 and Nov. 26 in the West bank city of Ramallah.
Palestinian authorities confirmed the timetable and said a separate Swiss investigative team would also arrive in Ramallah at the same time.
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The push to re-examine circumstances surrounding Arafat's November 2004 death came after a Swiss lab recently discovered traces of polonium-210, a deadly radioactive isotope, on clothes said to be his.