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  Muhammad bin Saud - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
bin Adbul Wahhab came to Saud for protection, and it was granted to him.
They formed an alliance, and this was formalized by the wedding of Ibn Saud's son to bin Abdul Wahhab's daughter.
Thus, Muhammad bin Saud is considered the founder of the First Saudi State.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Muhammad_bin_Saud   (289 words)

 Abdul Aziz bin Muhammad bin Saud - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Abdul Aziz bin Muhammad bin Saud (Arabic: عبد العزيز ن محمد بن سعود) was the second ruler of the First Saudi State and son of Muhammad bin Saud.
One notable event of his reign were attacks on the shrines of Ali bin Abu Talib in Najaf, Iraq and on the shrine of Imam Husayn in Karbala, Iraq.
Saud bin Abdul Aziz bin Muhammad al Saud
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Abdul_Aziz_bin_Muhammad_bin_Saud   (228 words)

 House of Saud - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The House of Saud is also linked with Wahhabism through the marriage of the son of Muhammad ibn Saud with the daughter of Muhammad ibn Abd al Wahhab in 1744.
The history of the House of Saud has been marked by a desire to unify the Arabian Peninsula and to spread what it claims to be a "more pure and simple" but also controversial view of Islam embodied by Wahhabism.
The Head of the House of Saud is the King of Saudi Arabia who serves as Head of State and monarch of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Saud   (604 words)

 Muhammad bin Saud
Imam Muhammad bin Abdul Wahhab was profoundly perturbed by contemporary deviations from Islamic teachings which included serious deviations from the teachings of the Prophet, peace be upon him.
Muhammad bin Saud and Imam Muhammad bin Abdul Wahhab found they had interests in common, pre-eminently a desire to see all the Arabs of the Peninsula brought back to Islam in its simplest and purest form.
Muhammad bin Saud's son, Abdul Aziz, married the daughter of Imam Muhammad.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/gulf/muhammad-bin-saud.htm   (490 words)

 History of Saudi Arabia - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Muhammad's final revelation of Islam in the 620s AD, and the subsequent religious importance of the Arabian cities of Mecca (Makkah) and Medina (two of the holiest places in Islam), have given the rulers of this territory significant influence beyond the peninsula.
In 1964, Saud was forced to abdicate in favour of his half-brother, Faisal, who had served as Foreign Minister.
One of these was Osama bin Laden, a wealthy Saudi expelled in 1991 after he voiced opposition to the monarchy and a key ally of the United States in the early Soviet war in Afghanistan.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/History_of_Saudi_Arabia   (1714 words)

 Continuity and Change: Twin Attributes of 250 Years of Saudi Rule
During that meeting, Emir Muhammad Bin Saud, the ruler of Dariyah and the central Najd region of the peninsula, and Sheikh Muhammad Bin Abdul Wahhab, a Muslim scholar and reformer, reached a compact to dedicate their lives to restoring the pure teachings of Islam to the Muslim community.
Within forty years of that fateful meeting, Muhammad Bin Saud and his son and successor, Abdul Aziz, managed to garner the support of numerous tribes attracted to the rulers of Dariyah by the purity of Islam they upheld and the simplicity of their ruling style.
Muhammad Almana, a Saudi Arabian who acted as the court interpreter from 1926 through 1935 and spent the entire period with the King, later wrote an insightful account of the great man and his life.
www.saudiembassy.net /Publications/MagFall96/continuity.htm   (3056 words)

Muhammad bin Saud adopted Wahhabism as the religion of his tribe, which occupied the eastern Arabian province of Najd.
Between 1919-1926 the Wahhabi Saud tribe conquered the western Arabian province of Hejaz, with its Holy Cities of Mecca and Medina, from Sherif Hussein of the Hashemite dynasty.
On September 18, 1932, "King" Abdul Aziz bin Saud proclaimed the establishment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
www.biblestudents.ca /pages/in_the_news/news_terrorism.html   (1258 words)

 Intra-Muslim Rivalries in India and the Saudi Connection
Accordingly, bin Baz argues that it is not permissible for a Muslim to join the movement unless ‘he has knowledge’ and accompanies the Tablighis simply to ‘disapprove’ of them and in order to ‘teach them [the truth]’ so that ‘they leave their falsehood and embrace the way of the Ahl us-Sunnah wa‘l-Jama‘ah’.
Muhammad Jamal Bulandshahri, a teacher at the Deoband madrasa, argued, expressing the views of many of his fellow Deobandis, that, given their ‘false’ beliefs, the Ahl-i Hadith could not be considered to be true Sunnis.
Muhammad is said to have insisted that rulers and the ruled relate to each other in a spirit of ‘compassion’ (khair khwahi), and the ‘true’ Sunni ‘ulama are said to have insisted on the ‘unity of rulers and their subjects’.
www.sikhspectrum.com /022005/saudi_islam.htm   (16673 words)

 Saud bin Abdul Aziz bin Muhammad Al Saud
In 1803 (1218 AH), Saud bin Abdul Aziz, provoked by the Sharif of Makkah, marched on the Holy City and captured Mecca and Medina in 1803-1804.
Muhammad Ali undertook to dismantle the work of Muhammad bin Saud, his son and grandson, and to put an end to the emerging nation.
Saud bin Abdul Aziz died in 1814 (1230 AH), shortly before the capture of Mecca.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/gulf/saud-bin-abdul-aziz-bin-muhammad-al-saud.htm   (461 words)

 | Victory News Magazine | Articles | The Dissension of Najd-Wahhabism |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Muhammad ibn Abdel Wahab who was born in Najd in 1703 CE., is accredited as having instituted the branch of the Sunni Hanbali school, now known as Wahabism.
After 1792 CE his son, in partnership with Muhammad bin Saud, a member of the Arabian clan of that name, employed force of arms to establish it in several parts of the Hijaz.
Muhammad bin Abdel Wahab revived the methodology of the Hanbali scholars and accepted Ibn Taymiah’s methodology in its entirety.
www.victorynewsmagazine.com /TheDissensionNajdWahhabism.htm   (3000 words)

Muhammad Ibn 'Abdi'-l-Wahhab daughter married Abdul Aziz, son of Muhammad bin Saud, leader of the al-Saud tribe, in 1744.
Muhammad bin Saud adopted Wahhabism as the religion for his al-Saud tribe, which lived in the eastern Arabian province of Najd.
Osama bin Laden, a member of the bin Laden family nicknamed the "Rockefellers of Arabia", is a Wahhabi.
www.christiantrumpetsounding.com /whabbism.htm   (530 words)

 Comparative Criminology | Asia - Saudi Arabia
In the early seventh century, Muhammad, a merchant from the Hashimite branch of the ruling Quraysh tribe in the Arabian town of Mecca, began to preach the first of a series of revelations that Muslims believe were granted him by God through the angel Gabriel.
During his life, Muhammad was both spiritual and temporal leader of the Muslim community; he established Islam as a total, all-encompassing way of life for individuals and society.
At the same time, Ayatollah Khomeini's call to overthrow the Al Saud was a direct challenge to the legitimacy of the monarchy as custodian of the holy places, and a challenge to the stability of the kingdom with its large Shia minority.
www-rohan.sdsu.edu /faculty/rwinslow/asia_pacific/saudi_arabia.html   (14247 words)

 mbinsaoud   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Mohammad Bin S'aoud and Sheikh Muhammad Bin Abdul-Wahhab
In 1757, the rebellious Muhammad Bin Saud defeated the Amir of Al-Ihsaa
of Abdul-Aziz Bin Muhammad and the Wahhabi movement in Al-Diriyah for the
www.co-jet.org /cjet/2files/mbinsaoud.htm   (1617 words)

 The House of Saud’s crisis of legitimacy (by Khalil Osman) - Media Monitors Network
In a series of rulings in September and October, Shaykh Hammoud bin ‘Uqla al-Shu’aybi declared that "whoever supports and backs the infidels against Muslims is considered an infidel." Shu’aybi, a former head of the department of theology at Imam Muhammad bin Saud University, is one of the most prominent and learned ulama in the kingdom.
The deal of 1744 between Ibn ‘Abd al-Wahhab and Muhammad bin Saud, then chieftain of the town of Dar’iyyah in Wadi Hanifah, produced a double-headed political entity that challenged the Ottoman state.
His theory was a departure from the classical Sunni view exemplified by Abu al-Hassan ‘Ali bin Muhammad bin Habib al-Mawardi (974-1058), which accepts the legitimacy of de facto rulers, provided that their authority is recognized by the khalifah.
www.mediamonitors.net /khalilosman13.html   (1582 words)

 The Storm and the Citadel
The Sauds are proud of their leadership, which they say was vindicated in 1991 when Saddam Hussein's army stood at the border and the Saudi people rallied round.
The Sauds' legitimacy is founded on their championship of a particular brand of Islam and their adherence to its strictures.
Educated at Imam Muhammad bin Saud University in Riyadh, familiarly known as Imam University, where most of the high clergy are trained, he received a doctorate in Islamic law and became a professor, then a dean.
www.geocities.com /saudhouse_p/thestorm.htm   (5264 words)

 A History of Saudi Arabia - Civilization Fanatics' Forums
Muhammad bin Saud concluded an agreement with Imam Muhammad bin Abdul Wahhab that together they would bring the Arabs of the peninsula back to what they believed to be the true faith of the Islamic religion.
Muhammad bin Saud's son, Abdul Aziz bin Muhammad, ruled from 1765 through 1803, retaining the association with Imam Muhammad bin Abdul Wahhab in the same capacity as his father and continuing to reform Islam in the peninsula.
In 1824, Turki bin Abdullah, a cousin of Saud bin Abdul Aziz, assumed the Amirship of Najd.
forums.civfanatics.com /showthread.php?p=651366   (1951 words)

 Saudi Arabia Newspapers -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Dilmun culture, along the Gulf coast, was contemporaneous with the Sumerians and ancient Egyptians, and most of the empires of the ancient world traded with the states of the peninsula.
Muhammad's founding of Islam in the 620s of the current era, and the subsequent religious importance of the Arabian cities of Mecca and Medina, have given the rulers of this territory significant influence beyond the peninsula.
The Basic Law adopted in 1992 declared that Saudi Arabia is a monarchy ruled by the sons and grandsons of King Abd Al Aziz Al Saud, and that the Holy Qur'an is the constitution of the country, which is governed on the basis of Islamic law (Shari'a).
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/129/saudi-arabia-newspapers.html   (1976 words)

 Wahhabism - dKosopedia
Bin Saud made Wahhabism the official interpretation of Islam in the First Saudi State.
In 1818, the Ottoman forces invaded Najd, captured the Saudi capital of Diriya and the Saudi emir Abdullah bin Saud.
However, Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud reconquered Riyadh in 1902 and after a number of other conquests, founded the modern Saudi state, Saudi Arabia in 1932.
www.dkosopedia.com /w/index.php?title=Wahhabism&printable=yes   (1297 words)

 Inquiry and Analysis Series - No. 241
Ibrahim Al-Mutlaq, lecturer at the Imam Muhammad bin Saud University, claimed that the summer camps spread the ideology of the Muslim Brotherhood movement, and that in order to know whether they were disseminating terrorism, there was a need for a reexamination of the movement's ideology.
Council of Senior Ulama member Sheikh 'Abdallah bin Muhammad Al-Mutlaq said that the camps were one of the most important means of protecting youth, and that the camp supervisors were known for their integrity and kept far away from moral corruption and extremism.
Fahd bin Sa'ad Al-Juhani, dean of students at Umm Al-Qura University, and former summer-camp supervisor, argued that the terror elements were not openly active at all in Saudiinstitutional education, and that therefore they could not affect the youth.
memri.org /bin/articles.cgi?Page=countries&Area=saudiarabia&ID=IA24105   (3597 words)

 Follower Network --The enemy of Islam--
Consequently, he was labeled a renegade, subject to disciplinary justice, and sought refuge in the town of Diriyya, which at that time was ruled by Muhammad bin Saud - who was also the chief of the al-A'nnza clan of the al-Saud tribe.
On the one hand, Muhammad bin Saud provided the necessary leadership skills and cold indifference to besiege an entire country and ruthlessly subjugate and/or murder its inhabitants.
Muhammad bin Saud died in 1769, and left his authority to his son, Abdul Aziz bin Muhammad - who then launched their cold-blooded campaign to seize control of the entire peninsula.
follower.4t.com /terrorism.html   (1958 words)

 UCLA International Institute :: Wahhabism, bin Ladenism, and the Saudi Arabia Dilemma
The ulema ratified the 1964 deposing of Saud bin Abdul Aziz and issued a fatwa, or a religious ruling, legitimating the 1991 Gulf War attack on Iraq.
Bin Laden, he said, adopted the idea of labeling others as takfir and affected social conservatism, especially in the dress and role of women among his followers.
Bin Laden, however, diverged from Wahhabism in one important way: He went against the Wahhabi state and established his own political order in al-Qaeda, thus dismissing the prescribed obeisance to Saudi rulers.
www.isop.ucla.edu /tsunami/article.asp?parentid=25057   (1824 words)

 CBC News Indepth: Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
For al Wahhad and bin Saud, it was the Ottoman Empire, which ruled most of the Arabian peninsula.
Bin Saud believed that his campaign to bring pure Islam to the Arabian peninsula justified his wars with other Muslims.
The first Saud state was toppled by the Ottomans in 1818, but by 1824 the House of Saud — and Wahhabism - had returned to power.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/islam/wahhabism.html   (1011 words)

 frontline: house of saud: analysis: the most pivotal issue | PBS
Drawn from interviews with former U.S. ambassadors Hermann Eilts and Robert Jordan; Saudi Minister of Education Dr. Muhammad bin Ahmed Al-Rasheed; Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs Sheikh Saleh al-Asheikh; Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal; journalist Robert Lacey; and Dr. Khalil al-Khalil of the Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University.
And together they apparently divided [the state so] the Sauds would be the temporal emirs [and] the members of the Abdullah Haab family, the Al Sheik family, would be the religious people.
With that combination, the Sauds were able to expand into all of Negd and into eventually all of the peninsula.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/saud/themes/pivotal.html   (3901 words)

 Declare War on Wahhabism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
He started as ruler of Ad-Dar'iyah, where he joined forces with Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdul Wahhab, the eminent religious leader, in what could be called the first alliance.
Muhammad bin Saud concluded an agreement with Imam Muhammad bin Abdul Wahhab that together they would bring the Arabs of the peninsula back to the true faith of the Islamic religion.
Imam Muhammad bin Abdul Wahhab was born in the town of Uyaina in the Nejd of a highly respected and religious family.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/801732/posts   (1785 words)

 Foreign Affairs - The Saudi Paradox - Michael Scott Doran
A recent fatwa by Abd al-Rahman al-Barrak, a respected professor at the Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University (which trains official clerics), is a case in point.
Asked whether it was permissible for Sunnis to launch a jihad against Shi`ites, al-Barrak answered that if the Shi`ites in a Sunni-dominated country insisted on practicing their religion openly, then yes, the Sunni state had no choice but to wage war on them.
Bin Laden, the report claimed, labeled al-Khudayr "our most prominent supporter." Should any harm come to him, al Qaeda's response would be "commensurate with the sheikh's high standing with us,...
www.foreignaffairs.org /20040101faessay83105/michael-scott-doran/the-saudi-paradox.html?mode=print   (5170 words)

The lifestyle of the early Arabs was deeply influenced by the desert, which fostered a strong sense of independence and adaptability to a challenging enviroment.
In the early 18th Century, Sheikh Muhammad Bin Abdul Wahab, the son of a religious judge, called on Muslims to return to the original form of Islam.
Initially persecuted, he later found protection in the town of Diriyah, which was ruled by Muhammad Bin Saud, a member of the Al-Saud family.
www.angelfire.com /tn/BattlePride/Saudi2.html   (394 words)

 Saudi Arabia - dKosopedia
The House of Saud rules the nation, and it is named after it.
Saudi Arabia was the birthplace of Osama Bin Laden, the leader of Al-Qaeda, and according to the National Commission On Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States it was the home of 19 of the 9/11 hijackers.
For decades, the Saudi royal family has supported radical Islamic clerics, in return for peace at home, and Saudi Arabia was one of only three countries in the world to recognize the Taliban as the legitimate government of Afghanistan.
www.dkosopedia.com /w/index.php?title=Saudi_Arabia&printable=yes   (1173 words)

Muhammad bin Saud, joined forces with an Islamic reformer, Muhammad Abd Al-Wahhab to create a new political entity.
By 1765 CE (AH 1179), Muhammad ibn Saud's forces had established Wahhabism and the authority of the Saud family over most of Najd.
The Wahhabis and the Saud family were driven away and retreated to Riyadh in 1824.
www.worldcoincatalog.com /CX/SaudiArabia/SaudiArabia.htm   (316 words)

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