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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]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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would himself prophesy his own death before he was assassinated.
He was reportedly assassinated after leaving an SDF commander meeting in Raqqa city.
In April he told Israeli channel Channel 7 that the "terror leaders" of Hamas in Gaza must be assassinated. Around the same time, Meanwhile, MK Nissan Slomiansky also told the channel: "There is no choice except the ouster of Hamas government in Gaza." and deputy Israeli army minister Eli Ben-Dahan threatened to wipe Hamas out and end its rule in the Gaza Strip.
Over the past two months, however, 40 prominent commanders were assassinated in Idlib as well as other opposition-held areas.
Kennedy International Airport after the former US president was assassinated in Dallas Texas.
According to details, Fatah Sher police have recovered the torture-hit dead body of young (20) from field, who was assassinated by unidentified culprits and threw his dead body in the field.
Summary: A militia aligned with the rebel Free Syrian Army has assassinated an "emir" from ISIS, it was announced Thursday.
2: Marwan Ahmed Saeed Al-Moqbli, a colonel with the Political Security Bureau, was assassinated by gunmen in a Nissan-brand car in the Al-Qaloah area of Al-Tawahi district, Aden governorate.
THE son of assassinated former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto called in on human rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai at her Birmingham home praising her as a "national heroine."
An armed terrorist group on Thursday assassinated member of the national reconciliation sub-committee in Qudsaiya city in Damascus Countryside Mohammad Marwan Hammoudeh.
THI QAR/ Aswat al-Iraq: Security sources said here that ex-MP Sunni tribal sheikh was assassinated before his residence in Fajr area, 350 km south of Baghdad.
The statement has asserted that the heinous incident was committed in the Chadian territory not far from the border with Sudan when the two victims were on their way to their bases in Darfur, adding that the two assassinated leaders have returned from Qatar after they have signed the Doha peace agreement on the 6 th of last April.