Wahhabism

Wahhabism (Arabic: الوهابية‎, al-Wahhābiyah) is an Islamic doctrine and religious movement founded by Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab. It has been variously described as "ultraconservative", "far-right" "austere", "fundamentalist", or "puritan(ical)"; as an Islamic "reform movement" to restore "pure monotheistic worship" by devotees; and as a "deviant sectarian movement", "vile sect" and a distortion of Islam by its detractors. The term Wahhabi(sm) is often used polemically and adherents commonly reject its use, preferring to be called Salafi or muwahhid, claiming to emphasize the principle of tawhid (the "uniqueness" and "unity" of God) or monotheism, dismissing their opponents as practising shirk (idolatry). The …

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AAN_AF: Afghanistan Analysts Network · 6 March 2024 English

It aims to bring together the knowledge, experience and drive of a large number of experts to better inform policy and to increase the understanding of Afghan realities. [...] It …

Mahendrarajah, Shivan. 2015. ‘Saudi Arabia, Wahhabism, and the Taliban of Afghanistan: ‘Puritanical Mahendrarajah, Shivan. 2015. ‘Saudi Arabia, Wahhabism, and the Taliban of Afghanistan: ‘Puritanical


RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 1 March 2024 English

COMMENTARY Saudi Arabia and Moderate Islam The export of Wahhabism by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been a matter of discussion and debate for decades. [...] In Islam and the Arab Revolutions: The Ulama

Saudi Arabia and Moderate Islam The export of Wahhabism by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been a matter religious transnationalism revolved around whether Wahhabism contributed to religious conservatism, revivalism of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). It was argued that Wahhabism had been instrumentalised by Saudi Arabia to blunt differences – particularly Shi’is and Sufis – within Wahhabism and generally within Salafism. Under Crown Prince Founded in 1962 and instrumental in exporting Wahhabism, the MWL headed by Secretary-General Mohammad


CAUS: Centre for Arab Unity Studies · 18 January 2024 English

In the aftermath of September 11, 2001 (henceforth 9/11), issues relating to the present and future of programs in the field of Islamic studies and of Islamic higher education institutions …

West that initially asked Saudi Arabia to spread Wahhabism to counter the then-Soviet Union, came as a big of billions of dollars in order to propagate Wahhabism, considered by many as an extreme form of Islam


EU: European Union · 13 December 2023 French

jihadists live, egged on by Saudi-sponsored Wahhabism. So, if we are to take steps to solve the crisis controls and clamping down on Saudi-sponsored Wahhabism, which is a growing, clear and present danger


MP-IDSA: Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses · 6 December 2023 English

Despite the passage of a decade since the outbreak of popular Arab unrest, the consequences of the regional upheaval continue to have a lingering effect on the politics, security and …

two major strands in modern Sunni Islamism – Wahhabism and Muslim Brotherhood.19 Among the notable contemporary 57, 62, 70, 100, 103, 117, 134, 141, 146-47 Wahhabism, 60 United Nations Security Council, 144 Wakhan


MP-IDSA: Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses · 7 November 2023 English

Therefore, the Medinan verses are to be read in the context of political circumstances of their times, whereas the Meccan verses as the phase when the basic tenents of the …

Taimiyyah: The Maverick Fundamentalist 168 12. Saudi Wahhabism, Pan-Islamist Salafism and Decline of Safavid Attacks, the Crusades and the Gunpowder Empires 169 Wahhabism in English), which arose in the Arabian Peninsula York: Infobase Publishing, 2009, p. 340. 12 Saudi Wahhabism, Pan-Islamist Salafism and Decline of Safavid Prince Muhammad bin Salman1 Like Siamese twins, Wahhabism and the Saudi state have been together for nearly ibn Abd Al-Wahhab decided to join forces. Saudi Wahhabism, Pan-Islamist Salafism and Decline of Safavid


AAN_AF: Afghanistan Analysts Network · 23 October 2023 English

The institutional structure of AAN includes a core team of analysts and a network of contributors with expertise in the fields of Afghan politics, governance, rule of law, security, and …

Mahendrarajah, Shivan. 2015. ‘Saudi Arabia, Wahhabism, and the Taliban of Afghanistan: ‘Puritanical Mahendrarajah, Shivan. 2015. ‘Saudi Arabia, Wahhabism, and the Taliban of Afghanistan: ‘Puritanical


UN: The United Nations · 13 October 2023 French

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La source signale que la doctrine islamique officielle de l’État, le wahhabisme, régit toutes les mesures politiques et peine de mort, le but étant de le forcer à renoncer publiquement à ses opinions religieuses et à adopter et promouvoir le wahhabisme et torturé, le but étant de le forcer à renoncer publiquement à ses opinions religieuses et à adopter et promouvoir le wahhabisme


UN: The United Nations · 13 October 2023 English

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that the official Islamic doctrine of the State, Wahhabism, governs all political and social policies, emphasizes his religious views and to adopt and promote Wahhabism, as required by religious scholars in Saudi Arabia his religious views and to adopt and promote Wahhabism. According to the source, Mr. Salman Alodah is


SSI: Strategic Studies Institute · 10 October 2023 English

The Secretary of the Army has determined that publication of this periodical is necessary in the transaction of the public business as required by law of the Department. [...] The …

This fundamentalist movement, commonly called Wahhabism, would radicalize the separatist movement and grand mufti and was an outspoken opponent of Wahhabism, making him a well-known, respected, and relatively


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