Tag: Wahhabism

What is the difference between Qatari and Saudi Wahhabism?

James M Dorsey | A multi-domed, sand-colored, architectural marvel, Doha’s biggest and national mosque, symbolizes Qatar’s complex and troubled relationship with Saudi Arabia. Its naming...

“Saudi Arabia: On road to absolute monarchy?”

News Analysis | There is a fresh wave of sociopolitical change in Saudi Arabia where the king’s son, Mohammed Bin Salman, is certain to make...

Will Saudi Princes accept MBS crackdown on corrupt officials?

M K Bhadrakumar | Within hours of a decree by the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Sunday announcing the constitution of a new committee...

Writing “Israel” In Quotation Marks Is A Peaceful Form Of Pro-Semitic...

Andrew Korybko | The political entity that’s recognized by most of the world’s states as “Israel” was founded under very controversial circumstances related to the...

Saudi Silliness: Fracas with Qatar and Sectarian Injunction

Adnan Qaiser | In my paper in spring 2017: ‘Radical Islamism: Understanding Extremist Narrative and Mindset,’ I had postulated that all Middle East’s ills lie...

The Gulf crisis: Small states battle it out (SSRN Working Paper...

James M. Dorsey | Abstract Buried in the Gulf crisis is a major development likely to reshape international relations as well as power dynamics in the...

Jackson report puts Saudi Arabia and UK in a tight spot

James Dorsey | A report charging Saudi Arabia with funding extremism in Britain puts both the Kingdom and Prime Minister Teresa May on the spot. The report...

Asian leaders wary of Saudi’s spreading their Gospel of truth

James M. Dorsey | Critics in the Maldives likely sighed relief when Saudi King Salman this week postponed his visit because of an outbreak of...

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Businessmen term fuel price hike ‘bad move’ for PML-N

The Businessmen Panel (BMP) expressed their disapproval of the price hike on the petrol and diesel products, which came into effect from the first...

Indian Minister demands ban on Atif and Rahat for being Pakistani

Indian Minister, Babul Supriyo, in his recent statement has demanded to ban Pakistani singers Atif Aslam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in India citing...

Salman Khan reunites with brothers on silver screen after 20 years

News Desk | Salman, Arbaaz, and Sohail Khan are reportedly coming together on screen once again in a highly anticipated movie, ‘Welcome To NewYork' that...

The Army isn’t wearing Trousers – A postscript!

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | As anticipated, the earlier article referred above "The Army isnt wearing Trousers" has stirred up quite a storm showering me...

Imran Khan marries for the third time and the internet explodes

News Desk | The cricketer turned politician Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), has married for the third time on Sunday. Khan chose Bushra...

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