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Article 66: Structure formations and camps of the army

The Constitution of the Caliphate State, Article 66: The Army is a unified entity which has specific bases. However, it is necessary that some of these bases are placed in different provinces and others in strategic locations. Some of the bases should be permanently mobile fighting forces. These bases are organised in numerous groups, with each group being given a number as a name, such as the first Army, the third Army, or they can be named after a province or district.

The Islamic Army is a single entity composed from several Armies, and each one is given a number: so it is said: the first Army, the third Army, or they are named according to the province or district, and it is said: the Army of Ash-Sham, the Army of Misr, and the Army of San’a’ for example.

The Islamic Army is placed in specific bases, and in each base there is a group of soldiers, either a single Army, or division, or numerous Armies. However, it is obligatory to place these bases in different provinces, and some of them in military bases, and some of them in permanently mobile bases to be strike forces. Each base is given a specific name, such as Al-Habanya Base, and each has a specific flag.

These arrangements, are either from permitted issues and ,therefore, left to the opinion of the Khalifah and his Ijtihad, such as naming every Army according to its province or district, or to assign a specific number for each of them, or they could be from the issues of

(ما لا يتم الواجب إلا به ...)

Whatever is required to complete an obligation”

if they were necessary to protect the land, such as the arrangements of the Armies on the borders, and placing and putting the bases across various strategic locations to protect the land and so on.

Umar bin Al-Khattab (ra) used to divide the Army bases amongst the provinces, and so soldiers were assigned for Palestine and another for Moosel, and another in the centre of the State, and he used to have an Army with him prepared to fight upon the first indication.

Some articles of the Constitution

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Article 23:The state apparatus

Article 23: The state apparatus is established upon thirteen institutions: The Khalifah (Leader of the State) The Assistants (delegated ministers) Executive minister The Governors The Amir of Jihad The Internal Security The Foreign Affairs Industry The Judiciary The People’s Affairs (administrative apparatus) The Treasury (Bayt Al-Mal) Media The Ummah’s Council (Shura and accounting) more
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Article 108: Shura (consultation) and Mashwarah (deliberation)

Article 108: Shura (consultation) and Mashwarah (deliberation) is the taking of opinion in its absolute meaning, and it is not binding in legislation, definitions, and nor intellectual issues such as disclosing facts, nor technical and scientific issues; and it is binding when the Khalifah consults in any operational issue and the actions that do not require research and deep examination. more
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Article 152:The expenditure of the Bayt Al-Mal

Article 152: The expenditure of the Bayt Al-Mal is divided across six sections: a- The eight categories which deserve the Zakah to be spent upon them, from the chapter of Zakah. b- The poor, the needy, the wayfarer, Jihad, and those in debt – if there is nothing found in the chapter of Zakah, they are given money from the permanent sources of income of the Bayt Al-Mal, and if nothing is found… more
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Article 173: Islamic sciences and Arabic in the weekly classes

Article 173: There must be weekly classes in Islamic sciences and Arabic, with the same time and amount allocated as the classes for the rest of the sciences. more
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Article 1: The Islamic belief ('Aqeedah) constitutes the foundation of the state

Article 1: The Islamic belief ('Aqeedah) constitutes the foundation of the state. Hence, nothing is permitted to exist within its entity, its structure or its accountability or any other aspect connected to it, unless the Islamic 'Aqeedahis its basis. At the same time, the Islamic 'Aqeedahacts as the basis of the constitution and Shari’ah laws; thus, nothing related to the constitution or to the… more
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Article 57 : Term of office for the governor

Article 57: The governor’s term of office in a particular province is not to be long. He must be discharged whenever he becomes firmly established in his province or the people become enchanted with him. more
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Article 190: Provisions of the treaties

Article 190:All military treaties and pacts (with other States) are completely prohibited, along with anything of their type, or connected to them such as political treaties and agreements covering the leasing of military bases and airfields. It is permitted to conclude good neighbour relations, economic, commercial, financial, cultural and armistice treaties. more