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The Azhar’s Islamic Research Institute under Grand Imām Shaykh Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī approved banning the publication of books that “foment sedition and cause rifts in the Arab and Muslim ranks.”
Arab Gulf countries have linked Egyptians’ work in their countries with specific hard line religious trends and sects. These Arabs have enforced on us Wahhabi thoughts and their Bedouin, tribal, customs. They have imposed on us monaqaba [veiled including a cover of the face] women, myths,...
Saudi Arabia has an old relationship with the Muslim Brotherhood. Many Brotherhood members worked in Saudi Arabia as teachers in schools and universities. Many Brotherhood members also started businesses in Saudi Arabia, but by the 1990s, the relationship between the Brotherhood and Saudi Arabia...
Dr. Saleh Ben Abdel Aziz Ale El-Sheikh, Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs, stated that his country is constantly working to deliver “Islam’s moderate message.” He added that his government suspended a small number of extremist lecturers from preaching at mosques. This came as part of the plan to...
The New Year’s Day celebrations on Saudi satellite television show an overall reconsideration of the Wahhabi ideas. The Saudi royal family has to choose between this reconsideration and adopting the Wahhabi extremist ideas. Such reconsideration may return to Islam its glory.
Wahhabism does not apply the true Islam. One of the crimes that Wahhabism committed against Arab thinking is that it brought forth a generation of sheikhs who established a form of backward Islam and flooded Muslims with fatwas they made to suit their ideas.
A recent initiative by 11 million Sufis in Egypt in support of President Husnī Mubārak has raised questions about the Sufi doctrines in Egypt.
The globalization of ignorance means that a shameful simplification is adopted when speaking about the phenomenon of terrorism. Such simplification is accepted at the expense of a true understanding of the phenomenon of terrorism and also at the expense of the security of the whole world. The...
The last thing to come to mind is that "Wahabiyya" [An extreme orthodox version of Islam, named after it originator Mohammed Ibn Abdel-Wahab, who lived in what is now known as Saudi Arabia in the late eighteenth century] becoming the first enemy in Russia. Worse and more strange is that nobody...
The author explains why there is no place for non-Muslim houses of worship in Saudi Arabia.

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