...recycling ridiculous conspiracy theories in order to stay relevant. Israel under Sharon did not want anything to do with Arafat and regarded him as irrelevant. The last I heard, French doctors had found Arafat's condition was linked to cirrhosis of the liver, but it was the Palestinians who didn't want this publicized because it might suggest that Arafat was an alcoholic, a big no-no in Islam.
UN warns Turkey against calling buffer a 'safe zone' unless guarantees civilians' safety (Reuters)
from the article: Arafat aide calls on Chirac to reveal truth about Arafat's death