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Assassination

See also Murder.
assassins
Fanatical Moslem sect that smoked hashish and murdered Crusaders (11th—12th centuries). [Islamic Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 52]
Brutus
conspirator and assassin of Julius Caesar. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
Caesar, Julius
(102–44 B.C.) murdered by conspirators. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
Gorboduc
king killed by the people, who were horrified at his murderous family. [Br. Legend and Lit.: Benét, 410]
Harmodius
assassinated Hipparchus, brother of the tyrant Hippias. [Gk. Hist.: EB (1963) XI, 198]
Ides of March
Caesar killed by opposing factions (44 B.C.). [Rom. Hist.: EB, 3: 575–580]
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His assassination will not remain secret forever and as Shaheed Benazir Bhutto had said the assassins would not only be exposed but also punished.
BEIRUT: The atmosphere in south Lebanon's Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp remains tense after Saturday's assassination of a Fatah Movement security official.
Assassination attempts are more common in larger countries, where there is a larger potential pool of assassins, and in countries at war.
President Milli Yekjehti Council and JUP (Noorani) Dr Sahibzada Abul Khair Mohammad Zubair talking to JUI (F) Chief Moulana Fazalur Rehman on telephone, condoled the assassination of Dr Soomro.
Thus, the perpetrators of al-Mutawakel's assassination and politicians assassinated before him must be brought to justice.
It also issued notice to the states in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, by restraining them from exercising power of remission for releasing the convicts from jail who are serving life sentence till further orders.
The assassination attempt took place on Al-Adel Street in the capital, Sana'a.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran announced on Wednesday that it has arrested an armed man in the Northeastern city of Mashhad in connection with the early November assassination of the prosecutor of Zabol city in Sistan and Balouchestan province.
Baghdad (NINA) - Leader of Iraqiya slate, Iyad Allawi, condemned the assassination of the Coordinator of Popular Move, Sheikh Khalid al-Jumaily, in Falluja.
government, and because of this the position has attracted many assassinations and assassination attempts.
Dubai -- PNN -- A suspect in the Dubai assassination of a Hamas official was arrested in Canada, a UAE newspaper reported on Tuesday.
I am a hundred percent sure that the executors of the assassination attempt on former President Kiro Gligorov's life are in the country and I suppose there are still alive, which is alarming considering that only someone who feels relaxed and free in the country can afford freedom for such an assassination attempt," said former Prime Minister Ljubco Georgievski at the debate Thursday entitled "15 Years of the Assassination Attempt on Former President Kiro Gligorov's Life - Mystery or an Event Ad Acta".