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Are jizya and zakat/sadqa the only sources for state finances in Islam?

As far as I know the Islamic state has mostly developed in the time of the caliphs and the later dynasties. But surely there must be some sources that might have guided and inspired what we now may ...
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What was the justification for attacking or fighting the Persians in 'Iraq by the Caliphs Abu bakr and 'Omar?

I mean fighting for the ridda wars at least seems obvious. People have refused to pay Zakat and became against the Muslim rulers by for example following the false prophets like Musailimah and Sajjah....
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Are there any scriptural justifications in Islam that justify the extermination of the Jews?

I'm not trolling and I sincerely apologise if this question offends anyone. I also want to get it out of the way that I don't believe that all Muslims are violent and genocidal. I also don't believe ...
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What are the consequences for refusal of non-Muslims to pay Jizya?

What are the consequences for non-Muslims living in a Muslim state if they refuse to pay the Jizya? According to Sahih Muslim: If they refuse to accept Islam, demand from them the Jizya. If they ...
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Why is Jizya necessary if there is no compulsion of religion?

It is mentioned in the Qur'an (9:29) that, Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, nor acknowledge the ...
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What is the story of returning Jiziah (tax) to non-Muslims when Muslims were unable to defend them?

Sometime, somewhere I heard a story something like this from context: In one Muslim country when leaders were realized that they is going to be defeated by enemy, they started returning ...