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Government based on Islamic law

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Islamic state: Government based on Islamic law
An Islamic state is a state that has a form of government based on Islamic law. As a term, it has been used to describe various historical polities and theories of governance in the Islamic world. As a translation of the Arabic term dawlah islāmiyyah it refers to a modern notion associated with political Islam (Islamism).


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New Zealand to repatriate alleged Islamic State militant and her two children

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A woman alleged to be a Islamic State (IS) member can be repatriated from Turkey, New Zealand has said.
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Islamic State says it beheaded Christian captives in Nigeria

Islamic State released a video purporting to show its militants beheading 10 Christian men in Nigeria, saying it was part of a campaign to avenge the deaths of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and its..
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Germany arrests citizen accused of Islamic State membership upon return home

German authorities have arrested a German citizen accused of being a member of Islamic State upon her return to Germany, federal prosecutors said on Saturday.
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Detained Moroccan jihadists were planning sea attacks: official

An Islamic State cell broken up last week planned to attack Casablanca and its port, but a Syrian militant who assisted the group remains at large, the head of Morocco's BCIJ security agency said on..
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Indonesia minister has surgery after attack by suspected Islamist

Indonesia's chief security minister was stabbed on Thursday by a man authorities suspect had been radicalized by Islamic State ideology, and underwent surgery for his wounds, the first time such a..
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Dutch court convicts Islamic State militant of war crimes: ANP

Dutch judges on Tuesday convicted an Islamic State militant to seven and a half years in prison for war crimes in Iraq and Syria after he posed with a crucified body and shared images of dead victims..
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France's Le Pen faces trial over Twitter images of Islamic State atrocities

French far-right politician and former presidential candidate Marine Le Pen will face trial over publishing images of Islamic State atrocities on Twitter in December 2015, a judicial source said on..
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Suspected Indonesian militant wounded in failed suicide bombing

An Indonesian militant suspected of being influenced by Islamic State was seriously wounded when he tried to blow himself up in a suicide attack outside a police station, authorities said on Tuesday.
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