Assassination

Stabbing attempt on Mali interim president

Tue, 20 Jul 2021 - 10:52 GMT

Two armed men, including one who wielded a knife, attacked Mali's interim president Assimi Goita on Tuesday in the great mosque in the capital Bamako, an AFP journalist saw.

Memory of the day: Former French President Jacques Chirac survives assassination attempt in 2002

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 - 12:42 GMT

On July 14, many important events took place.

Egypt extends condolences over Haitian president's assassination, calls for restraint

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 02:55 GMT

Egypt has strongly condemned the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse of the Republic of Haiti on Wednesday.

After death penalty, sentence against Ashmawy in 54 crimes adjourned

Sun, 01 Dec 2019 - 11:48 GMT

Cairo Criminal Court adjourned pronouncing sentences against him and 207 members of Ansar Bait al-Maqdes terror group to February 1.

Death sentence upheld against 3 over killing police officer in 2015

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 11:46 GMT

Two masked men on a motorbike shot Tahoun dead along with his driver, a conscript, in Cairo's Ain Shams.

Jan. 30: The assassination anniversary of political leader Mahatma Gandhi

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - 01:38 GMT

The leader Mahatma Gandhi is one of the most famous political activists in the world.

British man plotted to kill Prime Minister Theresa May

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 11:00 GMT

A British man was found guilty on Wednesday of a plot to kill Prime Minister Theresa May

Court upholds listing 46 defendants as terrorists over Barakat's murder

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 - 01:18 GMT

Cairo’s Court of Cassation upheld on Thursday a primary ruling to list 46 defendants as terrorists over killing former Attorney General Hisham Barakat.

Libyan police arrests suspects in attempt murder of army chief

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 11:40 GMT

The Libyan Ministry of Interior has revealed arresting susbects of a failed assassination attempt on army's chief of staff Abdel-Razik Al-Nathouri.

US, British embassies deplore Alexandria terrorist bombing

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 02:32 GMT

The US Embassy in Cairo condemned the terrorist attack that targeted on Saturday the motorcade of Alexandria security chief

Al Azhar denounces Alexandria terrorist blast

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 01:34 GMT

Al Azhar strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted the motorcade of Alexandria security chief in the Mediterranean city on Saturday

Alexandria's security director survives assassination attempt

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 12:04 GMT

The security director of Alexandria survived an assassination attempt on Saturday, after a massive explosion targeted his convoy in Alexandria

One policeman died, 4 others injured in Alexandria explosion

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 10:52 GMT

One policeman died and four others were injured in a massive explosion that took place at Rushdy district in Alexandria's center that targeted the security chief

Video shows failed assassination attempt of Palestinian PM

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 12:55 GMT

Video footage of an explosion that targeted the Palestinian Prime Minister’s convoy in the Gaza Strip Tuesday was circulated on social media hours after the government assured his survival.

Analysis: MB's betrayal of January revolution is no surprise

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 - 08:55 GMT

The Brotherhood members bit the hands that fed them and betrayed all of their allies and supporters, which was not a surprise to many observers.

Details of Ali Abdullah Saleh’s assassination revealed

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 06:52 GMT

Yemeni parliamentarian Abdel-Wahed el-Daam revealed that former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh was assassinated at his home.

Yemen’s fate after Ali Abdullah Saleh: expected scenarios

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 02:09 GMT

Ambiguity prevails in the political, security and military scene in Yemen after the assassination of Ali Abdullah Saleh and his assistants by Iran-backed Houthis.

Activist Ahmed Mola likely assassinated by Iran

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 - 12:55 GMT

Indications suggest that the killers of the Ahwazi Arab political activist Ahmed Mola were Iranian regime assassins, according to anonymous sources.

Former President of Lebanon commends al-Hariri resignation

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 - 09:29 GMT

Former President of Lebanon, Michel Sleiman, commended on Saturday Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri after his resignation, describing him as brave.

Al-Hariri survived assassination few days before resignation

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 - 06:27 GMT

Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri was subjected to an assassination attempt in Beirut few days before resignation, Al Arabia TV revealed.

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