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Requirements for being chosen as a Caliph?

Spawned from this question what is the requirements for becoming and remaining a Caliph (or ruler in general) according to Islam? Is there any requirement at all or whoever could reach the power and ...
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`Umar's statement on the doctrine of succession in Islam

I came across a hadith in Sahih al-Bukhari ; it is a rather long hadith which tells the story of Umar giving a sermon when his death was close. Please read the hadith before proceeding. I excerpt the ...
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Abu-Bakrs, Omars, and 'Aishas in the offspring of Imam Ali

I heard that in the offspring of Imam Ali bin Abu-Talib (may Allah be pleased with him and honor his face), there were ones who were called: Abu-Bakr Omar 'Aisha Is this true? could you mention ...