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Arafat exhumation starts in West Bank

Posted: November 18, 2012 at 5:22 a.m.

Two Palestinian officials say workers with jackhammers began work opening the concrete-encased grave of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in his former compound in the West Bank.

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