Unveiling the Enigmatic World of the Assassins: Tracing the Legacy of the Elusive Hashashins

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The TV series “Al Hashasheen”, starring the talented Karim Abdel Aziz, Sammy Sheik, Fathi Abdulwahhab, Nicolas Moawad, and Omar El Shenawy. and directed by the genius Peter Mimi has raised several questions regarding the origin story of the offers the organization known as the “Hashashin.”  Who are they? What is their faith? These were the lingering questions that occupied the minds of the viewers as the show commenced on the first day of Ramadan. Therefore, we will provide answers and delve deeper into the history of this group. The Assassins, also known as Hashashins, Hashishin, or Hashashiyyin, were a religious sect of Ismaili Shia Muslims hailing from Persia. Emerging in the 11th century, this sect became synonymous with political intrigue and covert operations in their search for more power  While their militant actions were often associated with targeting Crusaders, historians argue that their motives encompassed a broader scope, including opposition to Muslim rulers perceived as impious. Notably, the modern term “assassin” derives from this enigmatic group, which operated from 1090 to 1272. At the heart of the Assassin’s narrative is the enigmatic figure of Hassan Al Sabah, believed to be…

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