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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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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.
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