Questions about wars in Islam's history or present.

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Is beheading non Muslim war prisoners allowed in Islam

Is it allowed by an Islamic nation to behead prisoners it captures in a war like how ISIS has captured and beheaded an American, is there any Quranic or hadith justification for this?
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What are the differences between Ghazawat and a Saraya?

I have read in a fatwa from Islamweb.com that the Prophet Muhammad conducted expeditions against the Kuffar. Some of these expeditions are called Ghazawat and some are called Saraya. I'd like to ...
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Can Muslims be enslaved by other Muslims?

Islam permits slavery but I haven't been able to find anything regarding keeping slaves who are Muslims. Considering a hypothetical scenario taking place during the early Islamic days where one ...
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Islamic laws for Salat while in battlefield or at war

How should the prayers (salat) be performed in battlefield? How about when one is bleeding? How about when one is on a mission and must complete the mission within a given time frame and don't get ...
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Is it true that Islam is a religion of peace ?

I noticed when looking at various discussions regarding Islam, Muslims say that the word Islam means peace. Then they provide some verses from the Quran and some stories of the prophet Muhammed being ...
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Did Prophet Mohammed Kill Anyone?

Everyone knows Prophet Mohammed fought in battles. But did the Prophet Mohammed kill anyone with his own hand? Please give proper references, thanks.
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Can muslims fight in non-muslim wars?

Can a Muslim fight in a non Muslim war, like the Afghanistan war or something? I do not know if this is permissible or not.
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Battle of Tabook? [closed]

What were the causes and consequences of the Battle of Tabook between the early Muslims and the Romans? How did the battle unfold? What was the role of Prophet Muhammad in the battle?
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Is Military coup and civilian coup allowed in Islam

Does Islam allow to forcibly takeover a Muslim Sharia friendly leader by a military coup? There are many cases in the Muslim history like Muaviya Vs Hazrat Ali A.S , the recent coup by Egypt Army and ...
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how the conflict between these two verse of Quran can be solved?

First verse says: And whoever turns his back to them on such a day, unless swerving [as a strategy] for war or joining [another] company, has certainly returned with anger [upon him] from ...
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How many wars did the Prophet (SAW) lead?

During the time of the Prophet (SAW) government in Medina, how many wars did he lead? I have heard that the Prophet (SAW) was involved in more than 100 wars. Are these statistics correct? What is ...
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How can I identify and fight the Baqiyah Muslims according to this verse?

this verse of Quran says if two group of Muslims fought each other, Muslims should fight against the Baqiyah group. but problem is usually both group claim the other side is Baqiyah group. according ...