By: Kayhan Int’l Staff Writer
A poisonous piece of propaganda circulating these days on the social media and the press and news networks affiliated to the Wahhabis, the Zionists and western imperialists, is the alleged attempt by Yemen’s defenders to target Islam’s holiest city, Mecca.
Nothing could be far from the truth. These preposterous lies are being spread by the Saudi regime in a vain bid to stoke sectarian tensions in Muslim countries, and to try to tarnish the Islamic image of Yemen’s popular Ansarallah Movement.
Frustrated at its failure to bomb the Yemeni Muslims into submission despite killing over 40,000 men, women and children over the past four years and two months, in addition to destroying the infrastructure of the Arab world’s poorest country, the regime in Riyadh is releasing unsubstantiated reports of its air force protecting the sanctity of holy Mecca by shooting down projectiles aimed at the city which houses the Sacred Ka’ba – the symbolic House of God.
In this way, the regime intends to deflect attention from the inability of its US-supplied costly air defense system to detect and intercept the missiles and drones fired with pinpoint precision by the Yemeni forces at military and industrial targets in Saudi Arabia in retaliation for Riyadh’s growing crimes against Islam and humanity.
Fortunately, world Muslims, except for the naïve and the knaves who slavishly serve the Saudis, have dismissed such allegations for obvious reasons.
Fully aware of the history of Hijaz, the Land of Divine Revelation, where the Almighty’s Last and Greatest Messenger was born, grew up, married, preached the universal message of Islam for 23 years, and passed away from the mortal world at the age of 63, every true Muslim, whether Sunni or Shi’a, knows that on Divine Commandment Prophet Muhammad (SAWA) bequeathed for the guidance of mankind, the Thaqalayn (Two Invaluable Things), that is, God’s Revealed Word, the holy Qur’an, and his own Infallible Progeny the Ahl al-Bayt who are hailed by the Heavenly Scripture as pristinely pure and spotlessly clean from any blemish.
The Ummah is also well informed that the heritage of the Seal of Messengers in the two holy cities of Mecca and Medina, in the form of mosques, shrines, and other edifices associated with him, his progeny, and his companions, was perfectly preserved by Muslims for over a millennium and three centuries, until desecrated, demolished and totally destroyed by the heretical Wahhabi cult led by the Najdi Saudi clan, which is in occupation of Hijaz since 1925, when with British help Abdul-Aziz massacred tens of thousands of Muslims, including those who had sought asylum at the Prophet’s shrine in Medina and at the holy Ka’ba in Mecca.
For the pilgrims to the holy land, especially those who frequently visit it, it is a shocking scene that every year the regime is erasing the traces of whatever religious and historical structures that had survived since London created the spurious entity called Saudi Arabia in 1932.
It is also not hidden from Muslims that the Saudi clan, which is of Jewish origin, is now openly dallying with the Zionist regime and has recently given Israel use of its airspace, while the Ansarallah Movement led by the al-Houthi family, whose descent from Prophet Muhammad (SAWA) is historically documented, is strongly opposed to the domination of Islamic lands, Hijaz in particular, by the Americans and the Zionists.
Moreover, in contrast to the Wahhabi cult, the Zaydi branch of Shi’a Muslims who for a thousand years till the mid1960s had ruled most of Yemen with people’s support, and who presently form the legal national government in Sana’a, have always respected the sanctity of the Sacred Ka’ba and the shrines of the Prophet and his Immaculate Ahl al-Bayt.
Thus, in view of these undeniable realities, the question arises: Why would the defenders of Yemen target Mecca and undermine their own fundamental beliefs, when their drones and missiles are playing havoc with Saudi military and industrial installations?
The answer is crystal clear. The Saudi seditionists are spreading such lies, which warrants the Ummah to be alert to the possibility of a frustrated Wahhabi regime, in a bid to avert total humiliation at the hands of the Yemenis, bombing Mecca or Medina and killing Muslims, to put blame on the Ansarallah.
Remember, the Saudis have a sordid record of massacring Hajj pilgrims every few years without any regard for Divine Commandments on respect for the Guests of God and the inviolable sanctity of the Holy Land.