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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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Such flagrant assassination targets every unitary thinking and rapprochement among Muslims.
The Secretary General, in a statement released later on Thursday, noted that this was the second assassination of a prominent political figure in Tunisia this year as he called for calm and stressed that acts of political violence weakened legitimate state institutions, which underpinned the democratic process.
Syria, people and government, condemns the assassination and demands that murderers be brought to justice," said a statement by the Ministry, issued Friday.
Ennahdha movement president Rached Ghannouchi underlined in statement to TAP news agency, the persistence of attempts to transpose the Egyptian scenario in Tunisia and push the Tunisians to kill each other, indicating that the assassination of Brahmi generated a shock as it comes in a crucial moment at the national and regional levels.
Euzal survived an assassination attempt during the Motherland Party's (ANAP/ANAVATAN) congress on June 18, 1988.
Earlier, the opposition leader, Saad Hariri, openly accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of ordering the assassination of General Hassan.
On the occasion of the 17th anniversary of the assassination attempt on former President Kiro Gligorov's life, Interior Minister Gordana Jankuloska said that in the course of the past 365 days, the Interior Ministry found no new evidence and that the investigation remained open.
Stone argues the assassination "has all the classic machinations of a black ops.
The three, former minister and MP, Marwan Hamadeh survived an assassination attempt on October 1 2004; Former Defense Minister Elias al-Murr survived an attempt on July 12, 2005, and.
An antiterrorism court in Rawalpindi issued an arrest warrant Saturday for former President Pervez Musharraf in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
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.