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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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Stevenson said he had no wishes to harm or assassinate Salmond and that it was a "joke".
The Fars news agency reported that "several" officials of the State Department and Defense Department had said Washington should assassinate Iranian officials.
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As the months and years roll by, Avner and his team see that each suspected terrorist they assassinate is replaced by a number of younger, more radical, and violent extremists who believe the Black September group did not go far enough.
A 23-year-old American was charged Tuesday with conspiring to assassinate President George W.
Judge Ibrahim al-Nasr said in Doha that the plot to assassinate Yandarbiyev, a former Chechen president and rebel leader, was carried out with the approval of the 'Russian leadership' and coordinated between Moscow and the Russian Embassy in Qatar.
If anyone harbored doubts that war fever has completely gripped the White House, they were dispelled when White House press secretary Ari Fleischer's invitation for the Iraqi opposition to use "one bullet" to assassinate Saddam Hussein raised only a few eyebrows.
Burgert is accused of plotting to assassinate the local sheriff to trigger "a violent revolution and civil war to overthrow the entire United States government.
Worried by the rapprochement between Teheran and Washington in 1961, the Kremlin ordered the KGB to assassinate the Shah.
Summary: The Military Court sentenced a late Hezbollah member with hard labor and life in prison for attempting to assassinate Telecoms Minister Boutros Harb in 2013.