Wahhabis Salafis & Ahle Hadith Archive

Saudi Arabia’s military intervention in Bahrain is a slap in the face of the United States – by Jean-Francois Seznec: Related articles: An open letter to President Obama: People of Bahrain need your help LUBP Archive on Bahrain Saudi Arabia Strikes Back The House of Saud’s intervention in Bahrain is a slap in the face of the United States,
Saudi Arabia invades Bahrain to crush pro-democracy protesters: Related articles: The Shia genocide in Bahrain shows Islam’s replacement by Wahhabism – by Omar Khattab Saudi Arabia’s military intervention in Bahrain is a slap in the face of the United States – by Jean-Francois Seznec LUBP Archive on
Big stakes in Saudi Arabia protests – by Ash Pemberton: Editor’s note: Here is a selection of recent articles on the uprising for human rights and democracy in Saudi Arabia. Pakistanis will keep ignoring it because of their Shia phobia and Wahhabi philia. The West (US) will keep ignoring
Pakistan’s Islamists take center-stage – by Arif Jamal: Nearly a month and a half after he gunned down two Pakistani men in Lahore, the public rancor about CIA contractor Raymond Davis is finally starting to subside. But during that period the Davis incident brought Pakistan’s Islamist parties
The destiny of this pageant lies in the Kingdom of Oil, Holy Places and Corruption – by Robert Fisk: Related articles: LUBP Archive on Saudi Arabia LUBP Archive on Bahrain The Middle East earthquake of the past five weeks has been the most tumultuous, shattering, mind-numbing experience in the history of the region since the fall of the
Shia Crescent in the Middle East is a good news for Islam, democracy and the West: Related articles: Shia-phobia of Saudi Arabia and the institutional genocide of Shia Muslims in Pakistan, Iraq and Afghanistan The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future – by Vali Nasr Definition The Shia Crescent is a
The Shia genocide in Bahrain shows Islam’s replacement by Wahhabism – by Omar Khattab: Related articles: LUBP Archive on Bahrain Saudi Arabia’s army enters Bahrain to crush pro-democracy protesters Wahhabism: The heart of darkness By Omar Khattab It is not the first time that the Shias of Bahrain have been subjected to untold
Saudi Arabia: Fueling religious persecution and Takfiri extremism – by Nina Shea: Source December 7, 2010 Last Sunday, a December 2009 cable that was cited by the New York Times but has not yet been posted by Wikileaks says that Saudi donors remain the chief financiers of Sunni militant groups such
Shia-phobia of Saudi Arabia and the institutional genocide of Shia Muslims in Pakistan, Iraq and Afghanistan: Ever wondered why the Wahhabi-Deobandi inspired terrorist organizations such as Al Qaeda, Taliban, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Sipah-e-Sahaba are blood thirsty for Shia Muslims? Ever wondered why hundreds of Shias are killed like flies each year by the Wahhabi or/and Deobandi
Criminal silence of Deobandi and Ahl-e-Hadith scholars on terrorism – by Ali K Chishti: So important is the business of fatwas that when Masood Azhar was re-launched by certain security agencies after he returned in exchange of some passengers from Kandahar as the ‘new saviour’, a fatwa was needed to launch his Jaish-e-Muhammad.
Baba Farid of Pakpattan: Another Shrine attacked by Taliban-SSP-LeJ beasts: Another blast at the shrine of Sufi Saint Baba Farrid Shakar Ganj has once again reminded us of the threat to our own cultural traditions from the Salafist Saudi Arabian ideology penetrated through huge political influence over us via
Triple Blasts in Youm-e-Ali (a.s.) Procession: Karbala attacked in Lahore – by Ch. Ahmad Khan: As the death toll from today’s gruesome attacks on a Shiite procession commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Ali, probably the most venerated muslim saint after the Holy Prophet rises, few if any are addressing the core issues that have
The Dominoes of Balochistan- by Peter Chamberlin: The day must come when sanity prevails in Balochistan, no matter which side proves to be acting in a rational manner. Pakistan is in a very bad way.  By most standards of measurement, it is a failed state, or
Friedman and Pakistan-bashing- by Yasser Latif Hamdani: Oscar Wilde once described patriotism as “the virtue of the vicious”. In the many articles published in this newspaper, I have tried to steer clear of the vicious kind of narrow chest-thumping patriotism, preferring Benjamin Franklin’s version instead —
Mosque at Ground Zero: Saudi wins America loses- by Imtiaz Baloch: The New York City Landmarks Commission unanimously allowed for the demolition of the Italianate building of 1857, near where the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers stood, and paves the way for the construction of the Cordoba House, a Mosque
Religious tolerance in Islam: an excellent lecture by Maulana Muhammad Ishaq: For a brief introduction of Maulana Muhammad Ishaq, refer to the following post: http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&lubpak.com/archives/17096 Link to Maulana’s book: Wahdat-e-Ummat – Maulana Ishaq- part 1 Wahdat-e-Ummat – Maulana Ishaq part 2 The LUBP is pleased to post a daring, critical, honest
‘Data Darbar had to be destroyed because of Ibn Taymiyya’: An interview with Khaled Ahmed: Source: View Point ‘Data Darbar had to be destroyed because of Ibn Taymiyya’ Sunni-Sunni war was much earlier and it reached a peak in 2006 at Nishtar Park, the year the ISI allowed Sipah-e-Sahaba to stage its show of
Unloading the entire blame of sectarian terrorism on Saudi Arabia and Iran is unfair – by Adnan Farooq: Source: View Point Related posts: Intellectual dishonesty in misrepresenting Shia massacres in Pakistan Some common fallacies often shared by Taliban apologists and (fake) liberals Iranian- Saudi war spills over to Pakistan: Unloading the entire blame on a foreign pedestal
The Hell of Ideologies- by Aamir Husaini: A thought provoking piece by Aamir Husaini from the only Pakistani liberal Urdu daily newspaper Daily Aajkal on the states pursuing ideologies, turning the world to a burning hell for those who they consider an obstacle in their way(aliarqam)
Now Mullah and Mullen are attuned – by Ali Arqam and Dr. Khan: In Afghan War,  when the capitalist  world, the salafist  Arabs, the communist  Chinese and  the  opportunist Pakistani  Generals along with their puppet warriors and clergies were in a war with the USSR and the Communist Afghan regime on Afghan
Selective Mourning – by Bahadar Ali Khan: Victims of apathy, can be the only name given to the current situation of circumstances that have plagued current day Pakistani masses. A highly condemnable and tragic bombing of Data Sb. shrine has jolted the entire Pakistani public. Data
Maulana Muhammad Ishaq – an eminent Ahle Hadith scholar: Related article: Religious tolerance in Islam: an excellent lecture by Maulana Muhammad Ishaq Link to Maulana’s book on unity: Wahdat-e-Ummat – Maulana Ishaq- part 1 Wahdat-e-Ummat – Maulana Ishaq part 2 In these times when sectarian and faith based
Aqsa Pervez : Who will speak for the Daughter of Pakistan?: The report by Natasha Fatah of the CBC is an eye opener for Canadians, Pakistanis and for everyone in general. It highlights the deleterous effects of excessive poliitcal correctness to the point where few, if any, are questioning the
A critical article on Aal-e-Saud and Wahhabis – by Aamir Mughal: ‘A picture speaks a thousand words’: Sons of late King Faisal [great great great maternal grandson of mutawwa Sheikh Mohammad Bin Abd Al Wahab] Turki Al Faisal and Saud Al Faisal with neo-con ex-US Vice President Dick Cheney Sheikh
Do not ignore the distinction between Deobandi jihadis and Salafi (wahhabi) jihadis in Pakistan: Many international and national analysts, scholars and journalist usually do not take into account some important distinctions between various jihadi and sectarian groups operating in Pakistan. In his op-ed (in daily Express, 7 June 2010), Muhammad Amir Hashim Khakwani
Rumi: The divine dancer – by Ammar Ali Qureshi: Ammar Ali Qureshi has kindly sent his article published in “The Friday Times” to be posted at LUBP. How relevant is Rumi today? asks Ammar Rumi, according to the German philosopher Hegel, was one of the greatest poets and
Islamic extremism and its dangerous implications – by Hamid Akhtar: A thought provoking series of columns (in Urdu) by veteran journalist Hamid Akhtar on Islamic extremism and its dangerous implications:
American Neo-cons and the American Arab-Wahabi lobby: Two faces of fear – by Dr Mohammad Taqi: We would not apologise for Faisal Shahzad’s actions — for we have stood against his ilk throughout our adult life, while Lieberman’s kind has financed, armed and trained the antecedents of such bigots Senator Joseph Lieberman’s call to violate
The Taliban scourge — by Ishtiaq Ahmed: When General Musharraf dissociated himself from the extremists, the links with al Qaeda were ruptured but an institutional decision was taken by the military top brass to continue secret low profile support of the Taliban. The more recent delinking
Ajoka’s Dara Shikoh: a story about the disputes between the Salafi and Sufi forms of Islam – by Taha S Siddiqui: Ajoka’s Dara – an ancient story of modern day proportions People say Lahore is rich with cultural treasures and that if one starts digging into the past, every street, lane and neighbourhood in this city contains in it a
Religious extremism: Bomb with the fuse lit – by Zafar Hilaly: Once upon a time to get on in Pakistan religion did not matter. On the other hand, a criminal record did not help. Today, by the looks of it, one can have a criminal record and still actually occupy
Dr Farhat Hashmi: Cultivating Al Qaeda in Muslim women: Biography Dr Farhat Hashmi, daughter of the (late) scholar Abdur Rehman Hashmi, is a mother of four, and comes from the Indo-pak subcontinent. She received her Ph.D. in Hadith Sciences from the University of Glasgow, Scotland. Al-Huda International Welfare
Societal perspectives on terrorism — by Dr Hasan-Askari Rizvi: At least one generation has been socialised into a favourable disposition towards Islamic conservatism and militancy. They have a natural sympathy towards the political discourse of the militants even if they do not support their violent methods The terrorist
How Saudi Arabia has corrupted Yemen to spread Wahabism: Religious schools under scrutiny in Yemen Wednesday, 03 Mar, 2010 TARIM: Malaysian student Mohamed Fatri Ben Kazrah flew half way round the world to fulfill his dream of studying Islam and Arabic at a Yemeni religious school. Ben Kazrah
Wahhabization of Gitmo prisoners: Ex-Gitmo detainee now a Taliban commander * US officials say 20% of released prisoners go back to Taliban LASHKAR GAH: A man who was freed from the Guantanamo Bay after he claimed he only wanted to go home and
Wahhabism and women: Saudi woman jailed for being without male guardian RIYADH: A Saudi woman is to be lashed 300 times and jailed for 18 months for filing complaints against court officials and appearing in court without a male guardian, a human
Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba’s attack on Eid Milad-un-Nabi rallies: This is not sectarianism, this is terrorism: Rescuers stand near a child injured by a firing, at a local hospital in Dera Ismail, Pakistan on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010. According to police official unidentified gunmen opened fire on a procession celebrate anniversary of the birth of
A war that remains unreported: The Saudi Arabian war against the Houthis of Yemen: Here is an extensive archive on a war that remains either unreported or misreported in Pakistani and Western media. Ironically, it is a war in which four different players, namely Saudi Arabia, Ali Abdullah Saleh, Al Qaeda and the
The bad Sufi – by Qalandar Bux Memon: It is often assumed that Sufism stands opposed to Wahhabism. Wrong. Sufism and Wahhabism, in fact, share a fatal characteristic – they are religions of the status quo. In Pakistan, Sufism legitimises barbarities of inequality and starvation – ‘do
The scholar, the sufi, and the fanatic – by Nadeem Paracha: Roughly speaking, the political and social aspects of Islam in Pakistan can be seen as existing in and emerging from three distinct sets and clusters of thought. These clusters represent the three variations of political and social Islam that