The Siege of Mecca

The Siege of Mecca

The Forgotten Uprising in Islam's Holiest Shrine and the Birth of Al-Qaeda

Book - 2007
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Publisher: New York, NY : Doubleday, 2007.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780385519250
0385519257
Branch Call Number: 953.8053 Trofimov 09/2007
Characteristics: xii, 301 p. :,ill., map ;,25 cm.

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SEBoiko
Aug 05, 2014

We have eliminated the individuals who committed the Juhayman crime, but we have over looked the ideology that was behind the crime. We've let it spread in the country, ignoring it as if it did not exist.

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SEBoiko
Aug 04, 2014

Fighting in Mecca was not permitted for anyone before me, nor will it be permitted for anyone after me, the Prophet had declared ....

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SEBoiko
Aug 04, 2014

... the precariousness of the Saudi regime he insisted, should not be underestimated by Paris.

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SEBoiko
Aug 04, 2014

The fear was if the Jordanians come to Mecca, they will never leave!

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SEBoiko
Aug 04, 2014

..., the Ulema essentially asked al Saud to adopt Juhayman's agenda in exchange for their help in getting rid of Juhayman himself.

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Aug 04, 2014

November 20 1979.
The seizure of the Grand Mosque -- the first large - scale operation by an international jihad movement in modern times --.

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