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or Wa·ha·bi (wä-hä′bē)
n. pl. Wah·ha·bis or Wa·ha·bis
A member of a Muslim sect founded by Abdul Wahhab (1703-1792), known for its strict observance of the Koran and flourishing mainly in Arabia.

Wah·ha′bism (-bĭz′əm) n.
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Noun1.Wahabi - a member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam; "Osama bin Laden is said to be a Wahhabi Muslim"
Moslem, Muslim - a believer in or follower of Islam
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Among squad members looking to impress is Zakariya al Wahabi, the first Omani youth to be crowned National Optimist Champion at the inaugural event last year, who has gone on to represent his country at international optimist competitions around the world.
Damascus, SANA -- An official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said that Syria strongly condemns the stances announced by the Saudi Foreign Minister which exposed fully the destructive role of his Wahabi kingdom in the aggression on Syria.
Oman's Khamis al Wahaibi and Zakaria al Wahabi maintained their dominance in the Laser 4.
They include Marwan Al Jabri, consistently one of the most promising young sailors in the region, Zakariya Al Wahabi, Oman's first ever Optimist National Champion and Samiha Al Riyami, currently the only girl in the Omani squad and the youngest ever athlete to represent the Sultanate at the Asian Games in Korea last year.
I doubt Mr has and just on the ECHO" O" As if these have to live with every day if their having to read their local Vicky The Kingdom is home to two of the world's most extreme forms of fundamentalism - Wahabi and Salafi Islam.
According to The Telegraph, the "Great Wall" will include a wall and a ditch to protect the Wahabi state from ISIS militants who control "much of the area on the Iraqi side" of the border and whose eyes are set on "the ultimate capture of Saudi Arabia, home to the two holy mosques of Mecca and Medina, as a key goal.
He further explains that when speaking about radical political structures he has in mind the wahabi movement, which has appeared not just in the Balkans, but also in Europe and abroad and is not merely religious but is also political.
The NIA sleuths have reportedly traced the source of funding for the madrasas to Jamaat- ul Mujahideen ( JuMB), a banned Bangladeshi outfit as well as some Wahabi trusts and NGOs based in the Gulf countries.
It is worth looking at the make-up of the 'Coalition' - notably Saudi Arabia - who gave 10 billion dollars to the European Parliament to promote their Wahabi agenda (the ideology of ISIS) and they have been a major financier of terrorist organisations since 1980.
The Wahabi Islam which is actively promoted in Gulf countries has influenced northern Nigeria a lot.
The MoU was signed on behalf of the RTA by Mattar Al Tayer, chairman of the board and executive director of the RTA, and on behalf of the NTA by Ibrahim Abdulla Al Wahabi, director general of the NTA.