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Israel 'only suspect' in Arafat death, say Palestinians

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The Palestinians said Friday that Israel is the only suspect in the "assassination" of Yasser Arafat, a day after Swiss experts said tests suggested their veteran leader was killed by polonium poisoning. 

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat attends Friday prayers in the West Bank city of Ramallah on June 7, 2002

"We say that Israel is the one and only suspect in the case of Yasser Arafat's assassination, and we will continue to carry out a thorough investigation to find out and confirm all the details and all elements of the case," said Tawfiq Tirawi, head of the Palestinian Authority's inquiry into the death.

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