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The Roar of the Word: Nimr Al-Nimr and the Implosion of the House of Saud

  iran, qateef, Religious extremism & fundamentalism & radicalism, Saudi Arabia KSA, Sectarianism, Sheikh Nimr, Takfiri Deobandis & Wahhabi Salafis & Khawarij, Terrorism Saudi Arabia, recently appointed Chair of the … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

‘A Wahhabi Muslim Brotherhood’: More escalation ahead in Saudi-Iran crisis

What we are seeing now are Saudi efforts to build a regional bloc, a Wahhabi Muslim Brotherhood bloc, says Ali Rizk, a MidEast affairs expert. Given Saudi Arabia’s irrational policies, … Continue reading

January 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

King Salman’s shady past – Rafia Zakaria

  It has been a month dominated by Saudi Arabia. Last week, I wrote about the beheading of a Burmese woman in the Holy City of Makkah. The Saudi King … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wahhabism to ISIS: how Saudi Arabia exported the main source of global terrorism

As the so-called Islamic State demolishes nation states set up by the Europeans almost a century ago, IS’s obscene savagery seems to epitomise the violence that many believe to be … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stateless in Bahrain: 52 Nationalities Revoked

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) condemn the arbitrary revocation of … Continue reading

November 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bahrain’s sham election ignores calls for reform

Bahrain’s national election planned for this Saturday portends no change in the al-Khalifa regime’s anti-Shi’a stance and is yet another futile exercise in sham democracy. The mainstream al-Wefaq Shi’a opposition … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wahabi/Ahle Hadith ,Deobandi and Saudi connection

  Introduction Its claim of representing Islamic ‘orthodoxy’ is the Saudi regime’s principal tool of seeking ideological legitimacy. Saudi Arabia prides itself on being, as it calls itself, the only … Continue reading

November 11, 2014 · 3 Comments