Wafd Party

Egyptian nationalist political party largely credited with achieving Egypt's partial independence from Britain in 1922.

Wahhabi

A movement to reform Islam founded by Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahab in the 18th century. It is known for its strict observance of the Quran and calls for the removal of all innovations to Islam. Its conservative regulations have an impact on all aspects of life. The movement played an important role in the founding of Saudi Arabia.