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Saudi Arabia Policeman Killed During Raid

A Saudi policeman has been killed, and three others injured, after a raid in the country’s eastern province devolved into a gunfight. 266 more words

World

Saudi Enters the Fray: Is Yemen the New Lebanon?

News broke this morning that Saudi Arabia entered Yemen after amassing troops along the shared border. With the backing of other GCC countries, Saudi Arabia is also joined by Jordan. 460 more words

Conflict

How does ISIS approach Islamic scripture?

Will says Islamic, Salafi, Sunni are some words we can use but are not accurate to describe ISIS mentality. I normally use Wahhabi I think it best describe the mentality.

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Syria

War Report Tomorrow: Russia's Baltic Aims, Islamic State's Wahhabism

Join us tomorrow, Monday, March 23, 2015 at noon for the monthly In Context War Report  as we report on Russia’s massive snap drill, Iran’s fighting at Tikrit, Ukraine’s neo-Nazi Azov Battalion and ask “Is the Islamic State really Muslim?” 60 more words

War

What ISIS Destroys, Why, and Why We Must Document It (Hyperallergic)

by Christopher Jones on March 6, 2015 original article here.

One week ago the world was shocked by a five-minute video posted online by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) showing its members toppling ancient statues inside the Mosul Museum, smashing them with sledgehammers, and pulverizing what remained with jackhammers. 990 more words

Art History News

Can We Blame Wahhabi Islam for Global Terrorism?

In July 2013, Wahhabism was declared the main source of global terrorism by the European Parliament. With countless others in the West claiming the same, how far can such terrorism really be attributed to the religion? 455 more words

Saudi Arabia