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  ShaikhSiddiqui Wahabi
Wahabis are the followers of Ibn 'Abd ul-Wahhab, who instituted a great reform in the religion of Islam in Arabia in the 18th century.
Mahommad ibn 'Abd ul-Wahhab was born in 1691 (or 1703) at al-Hauta of the Nejd in central Arabia, and was of the tribe of the Bani Tamim.
By rejecting the validity of reinterpretation, Wahabi doctrine is at odds with the Muslim reformation movement of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
www.shaikhsiddiqui.com /wahabi.html   (2313 words)

 Saudi Arabia - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Saudi Arabia
In 1932 Nejd and Hejaz became the United Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Despite the fact that the majority of the population are Sunni Muslims (with a Shiite minority), the country since unification has been dominated by the puritanical Muslim Wahabi sect.
Under the leadership of successive kings, the Wahabis keep the holy places and control the pilgrimage to Mecca, and are responsible for the country's very strict legal and social codes.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Saudi+Arabia   (1220 words)

 Swans Commentary: Wahabi And Saudi Arabia, Islam And America, by Milo Clark - mgc128
Regularly and routinely, all Wahabi everywhere attempt to obliterate the shrines, cemeteries, mosques of all non-Wahabi Islam.
Wahabi, similar to extremists of most religions, believe fervently that it is their dominion which God ordains.
Wahabi Islam is rooted in the deserts back and east of Mecca: the driest, harshest, most desiccated area of the peninsula, known as Najd.
www.swans.com /library/art10/mgc128.html   (3969 words)

 washingtonpost.com: The Mideast Threat That's Hard to Define
Moreover, Wahabi teachings and influence in Riyadh have colored our image of Saudi Arabia, threatening to move it from the category of a friend helping to stabilize oil prices and the region to one of a foe alien to our values and bent on hurting us.
Instead of representing growing Wahabi power, the Sept. 11 attacks and their aftermath in Afghanistan may signal the peak of Wahabi influence, and a turning point in Arab attitudes toward such extremists.
Wahabis in Saudi Arabia and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt profited, fattening their ranks with new recruits and coffers with new contributions.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A1067-2002Aug9?language=printer   (1373 words)

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If the Wahabi doctrine on visiting shrines is endorsed then Imam Ahmed ibn Hanbal and all his followers are idolators who must be denounced and their lives and possessions legally forfeited.
But the Wahabi creed considers making a journey to a shrine for the purpose of visiting it a form of idolatry which deserve the extreme punishment of loss of life and possessions.
This Wahabi doctrine runs contrary to the practice of asking for the Prophet's intercession performed by a large number of his prominent Companions and early Muslims - whose requests, the subjects of these intercessions, were usually granted.
biphome.spray.se /hyla/wahabia/03.htm   (702 words)

 on_his_prime-ministers_sec-ser   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Wahabi emerged from the meeting with a presidential commitment to release Azzam Azzam - an Israeli Druze who was imprisoned by Egypt for espionage - from prison and with a clear message to Sharon about the need to thaw the relations between the two leaders and the two countries.
Wahabi was elected to the Knesset in 2003, but was happy to return to the foreign arena as soon as he was asked.
Wahabi went on to complain that the Egyptians were not mediating fairly between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and he reconstructs Mubarak's response: "We do not like [Yasser] Arafat, either, and we suffer from him.
www.uwosh.edu /isrvm/on_his_maj_sec_ser.htm   (3831 words)

 tradtional islam for dummies - the hidden deviants [vol 3]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Hence, although I blame Wahabi'ism for the disruption of intellectual and economic progression within our community, I know in my heart that nothing they have brought has been contrary to God's plan, and we are aware that God has planned many challenges for our community until the end of time.
Wahabi's are heavily occupied with removing 'innovation' within the religion, and proclaim to be returning Islam to its original state as it was practiced during the Prophet's (S) lifetime.
Wahabi's have opened the door for self-interperetation of the Quran and Hadith and minimized the influence of centuries of established scholarship.
pegasus.rutgers.edu /~optics/archives/000010.html   (3934 words)

 World Tribune.com: Saudi-financed Wahabi crusade tied to U.S. sleeper cell network
Saudi Arabia's huge investment in financing the spread of Wahabi doctrine in the United States has been tied to the threat posed by Al Qaida sleeper cells in as many as 40 states..
The focus of the Saudi efforts to spread Wahabi doctrine was the Al Haramain Foundation which until earlier this year had a network throughout Asia, Africa and Europe.
Wahabi doctrine, they said, has been often used in the recruitment of inmates by Al Qaida.
www.worldtribune.com /worldtribune/WTARC/2003/ss_terror_06_27.html   (711 words)

 t a c i t u s ||   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Wahabis inflicted a historic massacre on the Iraqi city of Kerbala.
Without the Wahabis, the Saudi royal family would not be lords of the peninsula, or of anything at all.
In the end, the Wahabi heresy intimidates Muslims around the world because it is fueled by U.S. money directed to them through Saudi Arabia by American judgment, the validity of which is not self-evident.
www.tacitus.org /story/2004/5/14/9629/26202   (2220 words)

 A Discussion About "Wahabis"
I've seen how the common people use this term Wahabi and it is often meant as "this is a guy who has a strange and radical way of interpreting Islam - so beware." The history of the term: Muhammad ibn Abdul-Wahhab was a scholar who stood alongside the Saudi family in overcoming the Arabian Peninsula.
This term Wahabi was used so frequently even in the British press of those days that it became a common term.
Because Sufism is present there and in that area, the teachers of Sufism have warned their followers to beware of these 'Wahabis', because they cannot defend with logical proof of Qur'an and Sunnah, they simply choose to fall back on name calling.
www.ilaam.net /Articles/WahabiDiscussion.html   (1249 words)

The whole Indian nation was touched when in a remarkable gesture, he remembered this Wahabi terrorist slaughter, sent for the young widow, conveyed to her his condolences and expressed to her the US determination to fight this terrorism and to give all necessary help to India to ensure that the terrorists were brought to trial.
The Pakistani media reported that the Wahabi terrorist sentenced to death used to head the office of the Al Qaeda in Lahore and that after kidnapping Pearl he voluntarily surrendered to a retired officer of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), who was then working as the Home Secretary of the Pakistani State of Punjab.
The Wahabi jihadi terrorists spawned by the madrasas and training camps of Pakistan and pre-9/11 Afghanistan have been responsible for the deaths of thousands of civilians and members of the security forces in India, the USA, Indonesia, Kenya,Tanzaniya,Israel, Saudi Arabia, even Pakistan and Morocco.
www.saag.org /papers9/paper831.html   (1553 words)

 The Failure of Muslim-American Leadership 2
Wahabi and Wahabiesque Muslims are often ignorant of the breadth of their own intellectual history—centuries of commentary, thought and reflection on the meaning of the Qur’an.
Wahabi and Wahabiesque Muslims, both male and female, display an egregious sexism and advocate the use of compulsion to restrict women’s choices in life.
Full-blown Wahabi Muslims may be a minority, but the influence and spread of their beliefs and attitudes and obnoxious behaviors is wide-ranging, prevalent, and has been a negative influence on the establishment and development of healthy Islamic communities in the United States.
www.city-net.com /~alimhaq/tenyears/tenyears2.htm   (1162 words)

 Shia News | Asia | 5 Wahabi terrorists captured in Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Shahab-ud-Din, alias Imran, the provincial chief of the banned wahabi terrorist organisation, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, was arrested with four associates overnight in Multan, 390 miles south of the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.
These Wahabi ranks were placed in the ISI by the late Wahabi General, Zia ul Haq whose dictatorship lasted eleven years.
The present Wahabi royal family of Saudi Arabia, the modern day Yazeeds, to show their hatred for the prophet's family, demolished the shrine of Syeda Fatimah Zahra (AS), the daughter of the prophet, along with shrines of Imam Hasan (AS), the prophet's grandson and other descendants of the prophet.
www.shianews.com /hi/asia/news_id/0001726.php   (1379 words)

 INDOlink - Analysis - Ending Wahabism Influence in Saudi Arabia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
With this alliance, Wahabis gained influence within the ruling circles of Prince later King Faisal and became the interpreter of the Islamic ideology in Arabia.
In order to ensure that his successors are Wahabi, General Zia ensured that bright young army officers are posted in Saudi Arabia in a Pakistani sponsored army mission in eighties.
Wahabi movements are strong in Sudan, Egypt and all of Gulf countries except Iran.
www.indolink.com /displayArticleS.php?id=012704080531   (2134 words)

 Al Haqq Forums: Answering the Wahabi creed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Say: It is to those who believe a guidance and a healing; and (as for) those who do not believe, there is a heaviness in their ears and it is obscure to them; these shall be called to from a far-off place.
By quoting this aayah, the Wahabis attempt to shift focus from the importance of the mufassireen.
The funding and financing of the Wahabis come from governments which are puppet regimes who leech on the life-blood of the Muslims.
www.alhaqq.net /Forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=2&PN=1   (2271 words)

 israelinsider: Views: At a mosque near you...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Wahabi presence in the United States is a foreboding one that has potentially harmful and far-reaching consequences for our nation's mosques, schools, prisons and even our military.
Practitioners of the Wahabi brand of Islam are committed to spreading the religion around the world by peaceful or coercive means.
The Wahabis' brand of religious militancy is not simply a matter of being out of step with the American values and Judeo-Christian traditions of their adopted home; it is a potential menace to other Muslims who do not embrace the excesses of Wahabism.
web.israelinsider.com /bin/en.jsp?enZone=Views&enDisplay=view&enPage=ViewsPage&enDispWhat=object&enDispWho=Article^l4054   (881 words)

 Kano Shias Under Wahabi Threat
Although it has become common to hear voices of hatred-filled Wahabi imams legitimizing the shedding of shi'i blood emanating from loudspeakers of Saudi-sponsored and state-assisted mosques, the state government has done nothing to bring these bellicose elements to order.
It is a known fact that recently Kano state recruited 9,000-strong hisbah outfit ostensibly to enforce the implementation of sharia in the state by checking vices and corrupt practices.
The Wahabi government in Kano is using public money, which the shias in Kano have a stake to pay 9,000 trained men to attack and kill them.
al-huda.al-khoei.org /news/60/ARTICLE/1097/2005-09-27.html   (659 words)

 Waiting for the Wahabi time-bomb?
Today, three years later, the Wahabi hijackers are still roaming free in Pakistan, plotting more terrorist strikes against India, the US, Israel and other nations of the world.
In January 2002, Pakistani Wahabi terrorists belonging to organisations allied to the HuM and the Al Qaeda kidnapped a young American journalist Daniel Pearl.
While pretending to take action, he has taken no action to prevent the infiltration of Wahabi terrorists not only into India, but also into Afghanistan, to stop the flow of funds to the terrorists and to wind up the terrorist infrastructure.
www.hvk.org /articles/0104/119.html   (642 words)

  Wahabis believe everyone can read the Quran, understand it, and there is no need to have a special supreme Islamic leader (Mojtaheed) to interpret the Quran for us and give us their special opinion (Fatwa).
Wahabi Ideology: They do not believe in visiting (Ziarat) tombs of the Prophet and Imams.
Wahabis destroyed Imam Hassan’s tomb in Baghi (in 1930) in Medina and do not allow Shia to rebuild it.
www.icbh.org /topics/vahabis.htm   (1948 words)

 Islamic Iran Betrays Chechnya - Page 7 - Iran Defence Forum
In that case all muslims are "Wahabi" except for the shia sect
wahabi are more strict and usually are more violent in there beliefs, i was not sure if the chechens were wahabi, i think i remember hearing a while back that they were.
raqin i never said all saudis are wahabi i never said that anyone with a beard is wahabi because i have seen sunni cut their beards but a a wahabi would never.
www.irandefence.net /showthread.php?p=4064   (857 words)

 Sunni Sister: Blahg Blahg Blahg » To Be a Wahabi
Thus, the Wahabi is the one associated with the Granter of Bounties Without Measure.
If you haven’t heard or seen it used as a slur, or seen people using three a’s and e’s in spelling it to mock a particular group of people, then you’re obviously staying away from those who don’t use it or you’re not absorbing it, which is a good thing.
Like you, a friend of mine once expressed his objection to the use of the word Wahabi to describe people like him because it was one of Allah’s beautiful names, but another pointed out that we also use the words Hanafi and Maliki.
www.sunnisisters.com /?p=1429   (2332 words)

 FrontPage magazine.com :: Wahabi vs. Wahabi by Walid Phares
But the Wahabis of the palaces feared the Wahabis of the mosques.
It is difficult for Americans, and many others in the international community, to fathom the nuances of the Wahabi paradigm.
The attacks in Khubar and the events that have taken place in the oil rich kingdom are nothing but a harsh reality of the morbid world of fundamentalism: when reforms are obstructed, fundamentalism will take even more radical forms than it has in the past.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=13693   (1277 words)

 IMRA - Thursday, January 1, 2004 Interview: Likud MK Wahabi On Visit To Syria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Likud MK Majali Wahabi was elected to the Knesset in 2003.
Wahabi: There is no question that they have problems.
Wahabi: I don't want to be quoted on these matters right now.
www.imra.org.il /story.php3?id=19317   (277 words)

 Proof of Wahabi activities in Ethiopia
Assumptions, however plausible, were made based on circumstantial evidence such as the mushrooming of mosques, and the mimicking of Wahabi garb and external symbolic appearances among certain individuals in Ethiopia.
Now that Wahabi fundamentalist machinations in Ethiopia have been rendered stark naked, it appears from the article in the Monitor that appropriate action is being taken.
However, it is essential that the people and Government of Ethiopia should remember their history and always remain vigilant against attempts by other countries which use religion as a method of promoting their agenda including the well known desire to control the source of the Nile.
www.ethiomedia.com /newpress/proof_of_wahabism_in_ethiopia.html   (1202 words)

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The Wahabis believe that they are the only true Muslims because they uphold divine unity while other Muslims are idolaters who deserve to lose their lives and possessions.
According to them, a person must not be considered a Muslim even if he pronounces al-Shahadatain, the two testimonies, that there is no God but Allah and Muhammad is his apostle if he also believes that he could be blessed by visiting the Prophet's mosque and ask for his intercession.
Ibn Hazim, the well- known Sunni scholar, asserted that «a Muslim can not be called a heretic or a sinner on the bases of his opinions whether made in the form of a doctrine or a religious decree.
biphome.spray.se /hyla/wahabia/06.htm   (292 words)

The barbaric and savage attack on the Shire of Imam Al-Hassan Al-Askari in Samara is a continuation of the barbarism of the Saudi Wahabi terrorism, which started such destruction against the entire ancient heritage.
If the terrorism has to stop and more serious consequences to be prevented then the root of terrorism have to come to an end.
It is the Wahabi terrorism and the Wahabi doctrine, which is coming from Saudi Arabia.
hammorabi.blogspot.com /2006/02/another-crime-on-face-of-wahabi.html   (318 words)

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