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Is there Quranic support or command to form an Islamic government?

If we do not consider anythong other than the Quran, do we have support or command for forming islamic governments? I only want references from Quran. No hadith, no qiyas, no istislah, no ijma, just ...
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What influence and impact does Islam have on social structures / governments / societies?

I understand that for Muslims, every verse of the Quran and every hadith of the prophet must be followed to the letter. From what to say before going out in the street, how to dress or what is the ...
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Would a peace treaty between Israel and the Muslim nations be religiously permissible?

Perhaps at some time in the future, Israel, the Palestinian National Authority, and the Arab League will make a treaty to divide the land of Palestine/Israel into a state of Palestine and a state of ...
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Bank IT Job if the Salary is not Given by the Bank

As-Salamu Alaykum. I am in a dilemma right now. I know that to be considered a halal income source, two conditions must be satisfied: The work itself is not haram. The salary must be from halal ...
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Explanation of Hadith on Authority of Quraish

Narrated Ibn `Umar: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "Authority of ruling will remain with Quraish, even if only two of them remained." Sahih Bukhari Can you explain why the ruling should be from Quraish? ...
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What are characteristics or qualifications of a righteous scholar of religion in Islam?

Inspired by this question, which was closed down due to being judgemental about groups of people, I decided to ask it in a general voice. What are the characteristics and qualifications of religious ...
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What were the major introductions made by the so called rashidi caliphs in terms of public administration?

At the time of Muhammad () one could say that the Islamic government had his base in Medina or wherever he actually was. As far as I know there were no state officials nor a treasury etc. these kinds ...
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According to Sunnis, what type of government is suggested by Islam?

Nowadays we have all prevalent forms of government in Islamic Ummah Muslim-majority countries: Autocracy/dictatorship (most common... Egypt, Bangladesh, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, ...) Absolute ...
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Is Indonesian Muslim being Lied to by Al Maidah 51?

Some politicians in Indonesia tell muslims that Al Maidah 51 tell them to only vote for muslim governors. Are those politicians lying? This is probably a bit of semantic. What about if the muslim ...
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Can Muslims go to war against a secular government for refusing refugees?

Does Islam support Muslims, in a secular country, to go against their government if the government does not allow Muslim refugees (Not for religion reason but for some bureaucratic reasons)?
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Is secularism compatible with Islam?

If secularism is defined as a set of political ideas aiming to separate the governance of state from religion (short version), is secularism compatible with Islam? By that, I mean, can Muslims legally ...
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Is it permissible for Muslims to receive subsidy for performing Hajj?

It's a known fact that Hajj is fard only if one is physically and financially able, as the Qurán says it in Al-e-imran : "In it are clear signs, the standing place of Ibrahim, and whoever enters it ...
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The meaning of the hadith: كل راية ترفع قبل قيام القائم ، فصاحبها طاغوت?

What does exactly this hadith means? كل راية ترفع قبل قيام القائم ، فصاحبها طاغوت يعبد من دون الله عز وجل Some Shia scholars according to this hadith prove that each ruling (government) before ...
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According to Shi'ites, what type of government is suggested by Islam?

Nowadays we have three prevalent forms of government in Islamic Ummah: Kingdom Democracy Shia's Wilayatul Faqeeh My questions is, what type of government is suggested by Islam? Is there an outline ...
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Paying taxes to corrupt governments?

What are the rulings on paying taxes to governments that are corrupt? You know well that the money you give doesn't go to the government system, gets lost in the way and probably finds its way into ...
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