Posts Tagged: wahhabi
How did an eighteenth-century Arab preacher and scholar become one of the most influential religious figures in the world today?
How did Saudi Arabia end up funding the building of mosques and madrasas around the world?
Israel and Saudi Arabia are burying the hatchet. For at least 10 reasons, that's not such a good idea.
America's leading Sunni ally was propagating a violent, sectarian religious ideology long before ISIS came on the scene.
To hear Saudi leaders tell it, the kingdom is under constant threat from Iran. But graver threats of their own making lurk at home.
The fate of one Shi’ite cleric hangs over the Gulf like a sword of Damocles.
The U.S. government continues to turn a blind eye to the medieval forms of torture meted out by its Saudi allies.
Adding yet more warfare to the current crisis in the Middle East will perpetuate exactly what the imperial powers set out to do: tear an entire region of the world asunder.
Indonesia's Shi'a minority is under heavy attack by Saudi-funded Wahhabists.
The support that successive U.S. administrations has provided to Salafism and its outgrowth, Wahhabism, is as discouraging as it is bewildering.