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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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What is tragic in this whole saga is that no one has sat back to think seriously about this assassination talk.
If outcries of danger have become precursors of assassinations, why should the country and government not take seriously cries that people were plotting to assassinate someone.
In June 2018, Israel's Security Minister Gilad Erdan advocated for the targeted assassinations of Hamas leaders and Palestinians launching the "incendiary kites" from Gaza's border.
The National Archives has until Thursday to disclose the remaining files related to KennedyEs 1963 assassination. The trove is expected to include more than 3,000 documents that have never been seen by the public and more than 30,000 that have been previously released but with redactions.
Field sources also underlined that the terrorist groups in Idlib are facing a deplorable situation as assassinations have increased, adding that al-Nusra is using the darkened ties between Doha and Riyadh and wants to persuade other terrorist groups, including the FSA, to merge with al-Nusra by annihilation of opposition groups.
And the ex-PM reveals in his new book that he was aware of another planned assassination attempt in the UK.
The number of biblically documented assassinations of the rulers of Israel and Judah totals 14 out of 39 (36%).
Prominent examples of assassinations raise intriguing questions, but do not settle the matter.
In modern times, political assassinations continue to play an important role in political and social processes and, in some cases, have a dramatic effect.
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Newton, a freelance author, provides a two-volume encyclopedia that contains 266 entries on famous assassinations of key figures around the world, such as heads of state and other government officials, religious leaders, spokespersons for political parties and social movements, and journalists active in shaping public opinion, from Edmund I to John F.
More than 100 assassinations against security and military commanders have been carried out since the beginning of 2013, according to the Interior Ministry.