Not since the Saudi and Wahhabi sack of Najaf and Kerbala in 1806 has sectarian violence in the Middle East been this extreme.
Perhaps the ultra-Orthodox Jews behind Der Tzitung newspaper could learn something from the Wahhabi kingdom.
He was as controlling of his wives as one might expect of a strict Wahhabi Muslim, barring them from leaving home.
Hejazis in the west and Shia in the east resent the strict Wahhabi lifestyle in the Nejd central desert.
The two Wahhabi states do work together albeit with some friction in Syria.
This affair contributed much to the extension and renown of the Wahhabi power; and offers of submission came in from all sides.
From another part of the Mosque comes the reply: “Ay, he is a Wahhabi.”
Here it asks, “We would like to know if the speaker be a Wahhabi.”
We remembered p. 20that we were among Wahhabi fanatics, and we began to be very much alarmed.
It would have been curious to ascertain whether Obeyd wore a plain unjewelled weapon in keeping with Wahhabi austerity.