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The concept of Abrogation stems from:

“Whatever communications We abrogate or cause to be forgotten, We bring one better than it or like it. Do you not know that Allah has power over all things?” (Quran 2:106)

“And when We change (one) communication for (another) communication, and Allah knows best what He reveals, they say: You are only a forger. Nay, most of them do not know.” (Quran 16:101)

and is explained here: 

It contains this list of abrogated verses:

Table 1: Abrogation in Practice

Verse Abrogating Verse Abrogated Issue
2:185 2:184 Fasting
2:234 2:240 Divorced women
2:285 2:284 Revelations
3:85-6; 9:73 2:62; 2:256; 5:69 Tolerance - Ahl al-Kitab
4:11-12 2:180; 2:240 Bequest-Inheritance
5:90 2:219; 4:43 Wine drinking
8:66 8:65 Fighting abilities
9:29 2:109; 60:8-9 People of the Book
9:36 2:217; 45:14 Prohibition of fighting
22:52 53:19-23 Satan and his daughters
24:2 4:15-7 Adultery and fornication
33:50 33:52 Muhammad's wives
58:13 58:12 Money for conferring
64:16 3:102 Fear of God
73:20 73:2-3 Night prayer

This article is also very useful:

Academic paper: Islam versus Islamism: the problems and strategies for reform

"In contrast, the abrogation principle in Sunnism reflects the predominant ethos and the pre-eminence of the violent sura. It is generally an ethos reflected throughout Islam’s history. It strengthens the view of Islam as essentially a war religion with a political dimension, and unlike Christianity, one characteristic of the religion itself, not merely a political adaptation."

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