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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 64: Banners and flags of the army

Article 64: The Army is given banners and flags and the Head of State (the Khalifah) gives the banners to whomever he appoints to lead the Army, whereas the flags are provided by the brigadiers. more
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Article 8: Arabic, language of Islam and State

Article 8: The Arabic language is exclusively the language of Islam and it is the only language used by the State. more
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Article 54: Powers of governor

Article 54: The governor has the mandatory powers of ruling and responsibility over the tasks of the departments in his governorship as a delegate of the Khalifah, so he has all the powers in his province that the assistant has in the State. He has leadership over the people of his province and control over everything that is connected with it apart from the finances, judiciary and Army. However,… more
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Article 137: Categories of Public Ownership

Article 137: There are three categories of Public Ownership: a. Public utilities, such as the open spaces in the towns. b. Vast mineral resources, like oil fields. c. Things which, by their nature, preclude ownership by individuals, such as rivers. more
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Article 169: The State bank

Article 169: It is completely prohibited to open banks, and the only one permitted will be the State bank, and there are no transactions upon interest. This will be dealt with by a particular department of the Bayt Al-Mal. Financial loans will be undertaken in accordance with the rules of the Shari’ah and the financial and currency transactions will be facilitated. more
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Article 128: The private property

Article 128: Private property is Shari’ah rule determined by the property itself or the benefit from it. This qualifies the one that owns a property to benefit of it or gets an exchange for it. more
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Article 31: Required for nomination and election of the Caliph

Article 31: There are seven conditions for the Caliph to be contracted, which are: to be male, Muslim, free, adult, sane, just, and from the people who have the capability. more