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Synonyms for assassination

Synonyms for assassination

an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation

murder of a public figure by surprise attack

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The main front page headline in al-Ayyam read: Broad condemnation of the assassination attempt against Hamdallah and (intelligence chief Majid) Faraj upon entering Gaza.
Police has expanded the orbit of investigation to find out his cohorts people who are involved in the assassination attempt .
Earlier, the IGP sought a detailed report from the DIG West regarding the assassination attempt on Izhar-ul-Hassan.
After Gomaa survived the assassination attempt, media outlets promptly jumped to conclusions that the assailants belonged to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.
On July 10, MP from Qasr-e-Shirin Farhad Tajari said that up to two individuals were martyred in the course of an assassination attempt on officials of Islamabad Gharb.
Last April 17, Pasal also survived an assassination attempt by motorcycle-riding assailants here.
Var of the slow motion of the assassination attempt
Ridha Charfeddine, MP of Nidaa Tounes and President of Etoile Sportive du Sahel was the target of an assassination attempt on Thursday morning when unknown individuals fired shots at his vehicle as he was driving to his work in the drug production unit he owns.
A country with the population of the United States is 75 percent more likely to experience an assassination attempt than a country with a population the size of Switzerland's.
A FORMER police lieutenant accused of possessing unlicensed firearms carried a pistol for self-defence after previously escaping an assassination attempt, according to his driver.
Cairo: Egyptian presidency on Wednesday denied a report in a Saudi newspaper that President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi had been the target of a botched assassination attempt last month.
The assassination attempt on the President of the Republic of Macedonia is a terrorist act with calculated political aims to destabilize the Republic of Macedonia.
Gligorov's Assassination Attempt Described on a Book Before it Happened," reads the headline of Nova Makedonija's front page.
WASHINGTON, June 6 (KNUA) -- The US condemned on Friday an attempted assassination attempt by two suicide bombers on Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah's campaign event.
SANA'A, March 7--The head of the Shura Council of Al-Haq Party, Ismail Ibrahim Al-Wazeer, evaded an assassination attempt on Tuesday.