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Yes, this is a true story and actually it happened but with some difference in details. Figures: Abu Obaida Ibn Al-Jarrah (may Allah be pleased with him). Khalifah Omar Ibn Al-Khattab (may Allah be pleased with him). Place and Time Year: 17th Hijri, 638 AD. Place: The Levant (Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Palestine). Story The Muslim armies led by Abu ...


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As you rightly mentioned, a similar tax (wouldn't want to use that word because there is no notion of taxation in Islam) had to be paid by Muslims, that is Zakah. By paying Jizya, the non-Muslim in a Muslim emirate was both, exempted from compulsory military service and was also protected from his enemies. Muslims were accorded no such privilege; Zakah-payer ...


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Your question may be split into sub questions, and sounds that there is a misunderstanding that has to be clarified. 1 - There is no single place in Islamic teachings/rules that requests killing of innocent souls, regardless of its faith, except in very clear cases.(mostly transgression that results in killing of innocents) 2 - Taxes are taken from both ...


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What does the Hadith mean by fight them? Does it involve blood, just seizure of property or enslavement of the women and children of the family? Please elaborate on all three (if applicable) This is what it means... Fight against those who (1) believe not in Allah, (2) nor in the Last Day, (3) nor forbid that which has been forbidden by Allah and His ...


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Treaty of protection made by Khalid Ibn Al-Walid with the Christians of Al-Hira in Iraq states: Any aged non-Muslim who is unable to earn his livelihood, or is struck by disaster, or who becomes destitute and is helped by the charity of his fellow men will be exempted from the capitation tax and will be supplied with sustenance by the bait al-mal (the ...


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I think what people wrongly think about ancient times (and by extension the times of the Islamic Conquests) is that peace was always assumed. Nowadays, we have the UN and a lot of International Conventions that make it so that war has to be declared, but in previous times, war was not declared, peace was declared. So, if there are two empires and there is ...


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[In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Just.][1] Answer: Look, in Quran does not say anything like that, maybe you have misunderstood it. If we were for example to start WW3 with intention to exterminate Jews we would be like Adolf Hitler, right? He is the one who wished to exterminate Jews and that is not correct at all. Islam is a religion of ...


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