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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Jamestown Foundation · 8 April 2022 English

These (proselytization) and he discussed the “military-backed monks,” however, are not history of Islam, challenged the theories of necessarily local to the villages where they atheism, communism and capitalism, are …

preaching 2019). Conversely, Abdul Rahman Al- Wahhabism (SSPC, October 30, 2021). A Logari, who was the


ELIAMEP · 25 March 2022 English

It is an ethnically mixed municipality, with Macedonians constituting the majority of the population, predominating in the city of Kumanovo and in the majority of the 46 villages that belong …

allowing extremism” meant preventing the spread of “Wahhabism” and “Salafism”, which continue to be largely


ORF · 18 February 2022 English

In August 2021, the Taliban wrested control of Afghanistan, as the United States (US) was completing its withdrawal of troops from the country. Since then, observers have attempted to explain …

Ideologically, the Taliban’s roots are in Deobandism, Wahhabism, and the tribal legal codes of Pashtunwali.11


IEEE · 15 February 2022 English

In the case of the Christian world, the references are to the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Sermon on the Mount, the Law and the Prophets; and not to relations …

against Nasserism. The fusion of this thought with Wahhabism was a powerful reagent that resonated with and tradition - especially in the Middle East and with Wahhabism - through modern Salafism. This is what gives Ahmed Ibn Taymiyya, reform movements such as Wahhabism, and traditions of Indian origin such as the Ahl-e elements of the legal and political tradition of Wahhabism and the ideas of the Muslim Brotherhood.14 JIHADISM


ADL · 9 February 2022 English

Moreover, despite the efforts of the Messenger of God for political unity and the peaceful coexistence among the residents of Medina, some individuals and groups of this city conspired against …

and possibly even filthy, as are followers of Wahhabism, the main Islamic current in Saudi Arabia. Policymakers


ORF · 17 January 2022 English

In the post-9/11 world, global thinking on terrorism, and consequently the approach to counterterrorism, has evolved at a rapid pace. This is only to be expected, given that terrorism is …

antidote to Islamist ideology (i.e., Salafism and Wahhabism, for example) followed by the IS, Al-Qaeda, and be a comprehensive deterrent to Salafism and Wahhabism.39 For India and the EU to navigate away from


Sana'a Center for Strategic Studies · 17 January 2022 English

The second analyzes the dynamics of the current Saudi role in the south, from Operation Decisive Storm to the conclusion of the Riyadh Agreement. [...] The third addresses the peace …

propagating its Sunni Islamic ideology – Salafi-Wahhabism – to maximize its political influence in times


ACSRT · 16 January 2022 English

December 2021 African Journal on Terrorism Volume 11 • Number 2 • December 2021 A JOURNAL OF THE AFRICAN CENTRE FOR THE STUDY AND RESEARCH ON TERRORISM The African Journal …

Arabia, Iraq and Iran, “where the doctrines of Wahhabism, Salafism, the non-violent Izala movement, and Sa- hel, Burkina Faso, Mali, western Niger... , Wahhabism in the Horn of Africa (East Af- rican region)


RSIS · 23 December 2021 English

025 – 23 December 2021 2021 The authors' views are their own and do not represent the official position of the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies of the S. …

influence of Pan-Arabist movements, Salafism and Wahhabism — is now considered passé. For JI to gain acceptance


Sana'a Center for Strategic Studies · 5 December 2021 English

Reviewing the agreements reached between the Houthi authorities and the Salafis of the Ma’bar Center in Dhamar, the Salafi representative in the negotiations was Saleh al-Uwairi, though the agreement was …

the Salafis as an anti- Shia extension of Saudi Wahhabism, imported into modern Yemen from Saudi Arabia


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