Juhayman Al-Otaibi

Juhayman Al-Otaibi

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Juhayman ibn Muhammad ibn Sayf al-Otaibi was a militant who led the takeover of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Islam's holiest site, in the last months of 1979. Born in Quseim to the 'Utaybah tribe and a member of one of the most pre-eminent Sunni families of the Najd, he served in the Saudi Arabian National Guard from 1955 to c. 1973. His doctrines are said to include: The imperative to emulate the Prophet's example-revelation, propagation, and military takeover. The necessity for the Muslims to overthrow their present corrupt rulers who are forced upon them and lack Islamic attributes since the Quran recognizes no king or dynasty. The requirements for legitimate rulership are devotion to Islam and its practice, rulership by the Holy Book and not by repression, Qurashi tribal roots, and election by the Muslim believersshow more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134913596
  • 9786134913591