In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sect/movement) wahabí(sect/movement) wahabita
- He founded the Wahhabi sect of Islam, which is still followed in Saudi Arabia.
- The majority of the citizens and the ruling family are Sunni Muslims, specifically Wahhabis.
- It stays in power through a bargain with the conservative Wahhabi Muslim religious establishment.
- The rise of a Shiite-dominated Iraq supported by American power could well create new alliances between Sunnis and Wahhabis.
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