What is Wahhabism? The reactionary branch of Islam said to be ‘the main source of global terrorism’

In July 2013, Wahhabism was identified by the European Parliament in Strasbourg as the main source of global terrorism.

Wahhabism has become increasingly influential, partly because of Saudi money and partly because of Saudi Arabia’s central influence as protector of Mecca.

The Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, condemned Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil), insisting “the ideas of extremism, radicalism and terrorism do not belong to Islam in any way”.

  • Dana Garcia

    “Wahhabism” is just Islam with full-auto weapons.

  • Gary

    But don’t tell Justin because he’s been going to the sunni Whahhabi mosque and thinks they are the peaceful msulms.