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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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The website claims that the confession of the Israeli officer confirmed the accuracy of other reports that spoke of the involvement of Mossad in collaboration with the US administration in assassinating Hariri, which was followed by targeted killings of some other Lebanese politicians and officials.
There is no acceptable code of conduct for assassinating leaders of other nations.
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CAIRO - 22 February 2019: A wave of controversial posts swept over social media after executing nine individuals accused with assassinating the country's top prosecutor Hesham Barakat in 2015.
The Rahman Legion, which operates in the suburbs of Damascus, said it killed Abi Mohammad al-Tunisi after a lengthy search for the militant, whom it blamed for assassinating a number of rebel commanders in the Ghouta suburbs of the capital.
Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Qadri had confessed to assassinating Taseer because of the governor's support for the release of Pakistani-Christian woman Asia Bibi, who has been sentenced to death on blasphemy charges.
"Owing to their ability to create power and development, the industrial states assume it (the scientific progress) as their exclusive right in a way that their spy agencies embark on assassinating our scientists and intellectuals to prevent the country's development and progress," Rouhani said, addressing the 27th Kharazmi scientific festival in Tehran on Sunday.