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PA to close Arafat's gravesite to visitors ahead of investigators' arrival

The Palestinian Authority will close former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's gravesite in Ramallah to visitors ahead of his body's exhumation. Investigators from France and Switzerland will conduct parallel probes into the death of the Palestinian leader.

 

According to London-based Al Quds Al Arabi newspaper, the PA is set to announce an exhumation date next week. (Yonatan Gonen)