Tags: Iran | Saudi | conflict | intensifies | battle

LIGNET: Iran-Saudi Conflict Intensifies Into Battle for Soul of Islam

Image: LIGNET: Iran-Saudi Conflict Intensifies Into Battle for Soul of Islam Iranian girls gather at a Feb. 11 rally in Tehran’s Azadi Square to mark the 35th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution that overthrew the U.S.-backed shah. (Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 01:07 PM

Emboldened by a perceived victory regarding its nuclear ambitions, Iran's Shia theocracy has for the first time directly attacked the heart of Sunni Islam, the fundamentalist Wahhabism identified with the Saudi regime.

In speeches and through diplomatic demands, Tehran seeks to use the Sunni-Shia conflict to peel away regional states long dependent on the Saudis.

Click HERE to read an exclusive analysis from LIGNET's top intelligence experts.



© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Italian Newspaper: 173rd Airborne Brigade Heading to Ukraine to Train Forces

Saturday, 31 Jan 2015 12:32 PM

American soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade at Camp Ederle in Vicenza, Italy, are expected to be leaving the base  . . .

Romney's Exit Unleashes Race for Donors Among 2016 Hopefuls

Saturday, 31 Jan 2015 11:46 AM

Mitt Romney's exit from the presidential campaign has unleashed a frenzy of fresh fundraising and set off a new race for . . .

Rep. Lynn Jenkins: Obama Must Protect College Savings Accounts

Saturday, 31 Jan 2015 10:41 AM

Rep. Lynn Jenkins, in Saturday's GOP address, called on the president to protect college savings accounts, not go throug . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved