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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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Prominent examples of assassinations raise intriguing questions, but do not settle the matter.
Political assassinations are crimes targeting Yemenis and destroying the civil state," said the Director of Saudi-German Hospital Abdullah al-Da'iri, who cited the assassination of Dr.
More than 100 assassinations against security and military commanders have been carried out since the beginning of 2013, according to the Interior Ministry.
BEIRUT: The March 14 bloc handed a petition Thursday to United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly demanding that the Special Tribunal for Lebanon investigate the assassinations of Lebanese officials, a U.
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Damascus, (SANA)- Information Ministry condemned the assassination Mohamed Brahmi, opposition member of the Tunisian National Constituent Assembly, as "a heinous crime" that also targeted not only the martyr, his family and the Tunisian people, but also the national progressive movement in the Arab world.
TUNIS (TAP) - The assassination of General Co-ordinator of the Popular movement and member of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) Mohamed Brahmi continues to arouse reactions of the political parties' leaders who strongly denounce this political assassination, the second after Chokri Belaid's.
Mosul / NINA / The office of the governor of Nineveh, Ethel al-Nujaifi considered the assassination attempts against him as political targeting.
He shed light on the other assassinations that took place in Lebanon since the Hariri assassination, including Wissam Al-Hasan, adding "and still others have been targeted in assassination attempts, including Lebanese Forces Party Leader Dr.
NNA - State Prosecutor, Hatem Madi, held Wednesday a meeting for the judges tasked with investigating assassinations and assassination attempts of politicians and religious men in Lebanon.
The assassination of the Lebanese security official, the man who revealed the planned assassinations and bombings in the country from neighboring Syria, will convince many people that the continuation of Bashar Assad's rule in Syria means more murder, terrorism and threats to the region.
Damascus had been singled out as the mastermind of series of assassinations that had bloodied Lebanon between 2005 and 2008 and targeted personalities hostile to the Syrian regime.