Jibril Rajoub, Arafat's aide for national security, denied a report by Egyptian Chief of Intelligence Omar Suleiman there could be a collaborator for Israel among Arafat's guards that stayed at his office.
Arafat is suffering from a severe blood illness requiring multiple transfusions and has been in a coma at the Percy Military Hospital in France for four days. A delegation of Palestinian authorities is en route to see him and to meet with French officials.
Rajoub also denied 15 Palestinians working at Arafat's headquarters -- some of them bodyguards, others cooks and cleaners -- had been under investigation.
He told UPI there were rumors spread in Palestine that Arafat had been poisoned and said those reports were designed to create confusion among the Palestinians.
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