- n a conservative and intolerant form of Islam that is practiced in Saudi Arabia
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- Syria's Assad urges fight against Saudi religious ideology
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad Monday called for a battle against Wahhabism, the political and religious ideology embraced by the Saudi government, a key backer of the uprising against his regime. "President Assad said that extremist and Wahhabi thought distort the real Islam, which is tolerant," state news agency SANA said. Wahhabism is an ultra-conservative Muslim tradition, which is ...
Dec. 30, 2013 - AFP via Yahoo! News