Rift Seen Between Saudis, Wahhabis Observers report signs of a strain in the longstanding alliance between the Saudi Arabian royal family and the Wahhabi religious establishment, known for its harsh interpretation of the Koran and hostility toward other religions.
NPR logo

Rift Seen Between Saudis, Wahhabis

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1777314/1777315" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Rift Seen Between Saudis, Wahhabis

Rift Seen Between Saudis, Wahhabis

Rift Seen Between Saudis, Wahhabis

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1777314/1777315" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Observers report signs of a strain in the longstanding alliance between the Saudi Arabian royal family and the Wahhabi religious establishment, known for its harsh interpretation of the Koran and hostility toward other religions.