In this Critical essay, Hamid Algar, Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, writes about the rise of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia, arguing throughout that it has seriously distorted the fundamental teaching of Islam and functioned for decades as the ideological mainstay of the...
Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei, while voicing deep regret over the great loss of life in recent terror attacks in Afghanistan, said the US has sent ISIL terrorists there to justify its presence in the region and create security for the Israeli regime...
Malaysian author and scholar Sayyid Farid Alatas blamed the silent majority of Muslims in Malaysia for the existence of sectarianism and the oppression and harassment of Shia Muslims in the country...
Muslim and Christian scholars, thinkers and cultural and political figures attended the conference, titled “Together against Terrorism”, to discuss how the Egyptian society should stand against terrorism...
A senior Lebanese Shia scholar described a plan for creation of a “complex’ for Prophet’s Hadith” in Saudi Arabia as a scheme to distort Islam and spread Wahhabism...
Had an educated Wahabist known that his supreme jurist-consult Abdul Azeez Bin Baz state that "Allah the Elevated is a material corporeality existing in a form of a human being in a certain place in this universe having a face hand leg limbs and organs and that His Throne is carried by...
A three-day conference on Salafism began in Istanbul Friday, where leading academics and experts debated the merits and demerits of the conservative movement in the...
In this important and illuminating book, Bassam Tibi, a senior scholar of Islamic politics, explores the true nature of contemporary Islamism and the essential ways in which it...
Why would the West even consider spreading dangerous ideas of Ibne Taymiyyah and Wahhab? And didn’t they take into account the immeasurable destruction that could result from injecting Wahhabi fanaticism into...
The exclusiveness and snobbishness of Ibn Taymiyah(founding father) coupled with violence promoted by modern Wahhabists such as AlQaeda and ISIS have given rise to cells of extremists outside Saudi Arabia ready to commit despicable terror acts such as we witnessed in Manchester, London ,Brussels ,Paris....