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According to Shi'ites, what type of government is suggested by Islam?

In the name of God For this discussion I try to go head step by step. First of all, we should see that we need a government or not. then we discussed we need what kind of it for our societies or for ...
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The meaning of the hadith: كل راية ترفع قبل قيام القائم ، فصاحبها طاغوت?

It doesn't mean what you mentioned, because the word 'كُلُّ رَايَةٍ' 'Each Flag' doesn't mean the governments but it means each person who claim that he is 'The Qaim' and some people follows him, ...
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Is there Quranic support or command to form an Islamic government?

The verses of Surah Maidah are particularly clear when they say "whoever does not judge by what Allah has revealed, those are the wrongdoers (or disobedient or disbelievers)." However, there ...
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The meaning of the hadith: كل راية ترفع قبل قيام القائم ، فصاحبها طاغوت?

No, what you said isn't true, this narration is not related to the establishment of a government, but rather is meant a call or uprising. Invite has two types: Call to the void and non-religious ...
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Is Indonesian Muslim being Lied to by Al Maidah 51?

A better ayah to use is probably this: The believers should not take the disbelievers as allies instead of the believers, and whoever does that Allah will have nothing to do with him, except when ...
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Is Indonesian Muslim being Lied to by Al Maidah 51?

Indonesia is a Muslim-majority country. There should be no non-Muslims running for a governor position in the first place. Imam An-Nawawi in his Sharh said: قال القاضي عياض أجمع العلماء على أن ...
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Can Muslims go to war against a secular government for refusing refugees?

On the authority of Abu Sa`eed al-Khudree (may Allah be pleased with him) who said: I heard the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) say, “Whosoever of you sees an evil, let him change it with his hand; and ...
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Can Muslims go to war against a secular government for refusing refugees?

Absolutely Not, they can influence the policymaker or authority by writing, peaceful demonstration and be participating in election etc. Muslims are also not allowed to go against a Muslim state or ...
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Is there Quranic support or command to form an Islamic government?

These are the verses of Quran that support Islamic government or that command to judge by what Allah has revealed. 5:44 Indeed, We sent down the Torah, in which was guidance and light. The prophets ...
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What influence and impact does Islam have on social structures / governments / societies?

every verse of the Quran and every hadith of the prophet must be followed to the letter. Muslims are not literalist, there was too much effort done to compile the books and scripture you see in ...
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Would a peace treaty between Israel and the Muslim nations be religiously permissible?

This depends on the terms of the treaty and other circumstances surrounding it. In general, a temporary peace treaty is permissible when it is deemed necessary or would serve some interest. وإن جنحوا ...
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According to Sunnis, what type of government is suggested by Islam?

A government has five functions as listed: Legislating Laws Judging disputes Enforcing Laws Collecting and distributing taxes Advancing a defense and military agenda A theocracy is a government ...
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Is there Quranic support or command to form an Islamic government?

Allah prescribed laws for His Prophets to judge their people with, i.e. the Shari'a is a must for a proper Muslim society: ( 5/44 ) Indeed, We sent down the Torah, in which was guidance and light. ...
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Can Muslims go to war against a secular government for refusing refugees?

I'm not sure how you define "war" on your question. But there a sahih hadith told by Tirmidzi, that moslem can criticize the despotic, tyrant or zalim goverment in a country. إِنَّ مِنْ أَعْظَمِ ...
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Is secularism compatible with Islam?

While historically government and courts had been separated in Islam in as much as the ruler made sure that courts were set up and worked but wasn't otherwise involved in jurisdiction, in an Islamic ...
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Is it permissible for Muslims to receive subsidy for performing Hajj?

That depends from what sources and terms the government is giving those subsidies. If the source and terms are of zakat, then it's not permissible1 to accept the subsidy as, by default, those going ...
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