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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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More than 300 of those killed were political assasinations, though CPJ found that few had been prosecuted for the acts.
In the case of Egypt, the Copts (from the Greek aigoptos, Egyptian), while the original inhabitants of Egypt, are today the victims of assasinations by Muslim rigorists.
By poking and prodding conflict, Israel knows that armed groups in Gaza will retaliate therefore providing Israel with more cover to carry out assasinations.