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assassination

The deliberate killing of a person, especially a public figure, either for hire or to advance a religious, ideological, political or military agenda.
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Jamali Fashi also said that he had received psychological and operational briefings for assassinating Dr.
"The Zionist regime's intelligence agency (Mossad) is most likely after assassinating me," Al-Ayadi told FNA in Damascus on Tuesday.
Rae[degrees]aofin, confessed to the crime of Israel in assassinating Hariri in a car bomb in 2005 in which seven of his special guards and 10 others were also killed.
Even according to the US government and published reports, Jundollah is responsible for assassinating Iranian government officials and killing Iranian women and children.
"The enemy which is seeking to find a scapegoat for its crises and accuses us of assassinating Arab diplomats is so weak now that one can say we are beginning to reach the US endpoint," Salami said on Saturday.
RaEoee1/4eaoofin, confessed to the crime of Israel in assassinating Hariri in a car bomb in 2005 in which seven of his special guards and 10 others were also killed.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior member of the Palestinian Hamas movement warned that Israel has hatched plots to sow discord among Egypt's political and revolutionary parties by assassinating their leaders.
Global attention was redirected to the western spy agencies' terror plots for assassinating the nuclear scientists of the Islamic world after Iranian professor Majid Shahriari was killed by the Israeli spy agency in Tehran late in 2010.