Sunni vs. Wahabi
Difference Between Sunni and Wahabi
The branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors of Muhammad.
A member of a Muslim sect founded by Abdul Wahhab (1703-1792), known for its strict observance of the Koran and flourishing mainly in Arabia.
pl. Sunni or Sun·nis A Muslim belonging to this branch; a Sunnite.
a member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam;Ossama bin Laden is said to be a Wahhabi Muslim
a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad
one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam