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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 over 600-page book, "Rise and Kill First: The Inside Story and Secret Operations of Israel's Assassination," is based on nearly 1,000 interviews and thousands of documents of agents of Mossad, Shin Bet and the military.
The National Archives has until Thursday to disclose the remaining files related to KennedyEs 1963 assassination.
Field sources also underlined that the terrorist groups in Idlib are facing a deplorable situation as assassinations have increased, adding that al-Nusra is using the darkened ties between Doha and Riyadh and wants to persuade other terrorist groups, including the FSA, to merge with al-Nusra by annihilation of opposition groups.
And the ex-PM reveals in his new book that he was aware of another planned assassination attempt in the UK.
One modern work on the subject, without claiming to be exhaustive, lists dozens of examples of possible, probable and definite assassinations in ancient Egypt, China, Rome, Byzantium, and other parts of Europe.
Broader social, economic and political forces drive history, so that assassinations may not have meaningful effects.
POLITICAL ASSASSINATIONS HAVE been part of social reality since the emergence of communal social frameworks, as the leaders of tribes, villages, and other types of communities constantly needed to defend their privileged status.
20 (Saba)- Absence of states means the absence of stability and increasingly political assassinations targeting the advocates of the civil modern state like Jarallah Omer, Ahmad Sharafuddin, Abdulkarim Jadban and recently Dr.
Famous Assassinations in World History: An Encyclopedia; 2 volume set
I think that the current assassinations are similar to the ones that took place in 1994 to prevent building a stable state," said Abdulkareem Al-Khaiwani, a political activist and NDC member affiliated with the Houthis.
Summary: 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.
The statement affirmed that the battle against terrorism and extremism will end in the victory of life and freedom over the heralds of murder, extremism and darkness, stressing that the physical and political assassinations used by the enemies of the free word reveals their exclusionist and bloodthirsty mentality.
In turn, Abdelwaheb El Heni, El-Majd party president said that this cowardly act transformed the celebration of the Republic Day into mourning, saying it is part of a series of assassinations.
He stressed that "those who want to assassinate Nujaifi are re-using the assassinations squads related to them to keep their political opponents in order to deport him from his national role in maintaining the identity of Mosul ".
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.