noun, plural Wah·ha·bis. Islam.
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Origin of Wahhabi
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“I thought in Europe they would abandon Wahhabi teachings,” she say.
Not since the Saudi and Wahhabi sack of Najaf and Kerbala in 1806 has sectarian violence in the Middle East been this extreme.Zarqawism Lives: Iraq’s al Qaeda Nightmare Is Back|Bruce Riedel|August 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The two Wahhabi states do work together albeit with some friction in Syria.
Hejazis in the west and Shia in the east resent the strict Wahhabi lifestyle in the Nejd central desert.With Prince Muqrin’s Appointment, Saudi Succession Crisis Looms|Bruce Riedel|February 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was as controlling of his wives as one might expect of a strict Wahhabi Muslim, barring them from leaving home.
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.
From another part of the Mosque comes the reply: “Ay, he is a Wahhabi.”
It would have been curious to ascertain whether Obeyd wore a plain unjewelled weapon in keeping with Wahhabi austerity.A Pilgrimage to Nejd, Vol. 1 [of 2]|Anne Blunt
This affair contributed much to the extension and renown of the Wahhabi power; and offers of submission came in from all sides.