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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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However, two leaders in the Brotherhood denounced Gomaa's statements, saying that he used the assassination attempt to propagate particular political ideologies.
He said Falahatpishe and governor of Rijab as well as a number of provincial officials were targeted in the assassination attempt by four terrorists in Rijab region at 01:00 pm on Sunday (July 10).
Idi Amin, the Ugandan dictator, reportedly survived an assassination attempt in which a live grenade bounced off his chest and killed or wounded several people in a crowd nearby.
He said he had seen video footage of the assassination attempt at the officer's home.
The president did not face any assassination attempt.
The assassination attempt on President Gligorov is an attack against Macedonia's independent and peace-loving position.
The Afghan Interior Ministry said at least six people were killed including three of Abdullah's bodyguards and four pedestrians, and 22 others wounded during the assassination attempt.
The assassination attempt took place on Al-Adel Street in the capital, Sana'a.
NINEWA/ Aswat ala-Iraq: Ninewa Governor denied that Premier Nouri al-Maliki had an assassination attempt during his visit to Mosul.
details of the assassination attempt on Vitaly Balasanyan, parliamentarian of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic.
Malala Yousafzai, the education activist who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban in her home country of Pakistan last winter, has been given the International Children's Peace Prize for 2013.