Salafi

How can Wahhabi vandalism be stopped?

Wahhabis have a history of vandalising and destroying Islamic heritage. In Saudi Arabia they destroyed and damaged houses and mosques associated with the Prophet Mohammad and his family. The history goes back to 18th and 19th century and their raids on Shi’a holy cities of Karbala and Najaf, killing and […]

Presidential vote splits Egypt’s strict Islamists

By TAMIM ELYAN | REUTERS ARABNEWS ALEXANDRIA, Egypt: At Al-Taqwa mosque in Egypt’s second biggest city, a preacher defends his ultra-orthodox Salafi group’s decision to endorse Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh, an Islamist who casts himself as a moderate, in this month’s presidential election. “Don’t consider his media statements only. He […]