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Islam in UAE

Islam is official religion recognized in all the seven emirates of UAE. Almost all the Emirati citizens are muslims but the United Arab Emirates have often advocated freedom of religion. Today about 80% of the local population of UAE is Muslim. T ...

                                               

Islam in Lebanon

Islam in Lebanon is divided between four Muslim sects; Shias, Sunnis, Alawites, and Ismailis including the Druze. Muslims account for 59% of the total population of Lebanon, where 39% are Christians. Shiites - about 27% of the total population of ...

                                               

Islam in Morocco

Islam was first brought to Morocco in 680 by an Arab invasion under Oqba ben Nafi. He rode his horse into the Atlantic Ocean saying that was all that prevented him from more conquests. He called Morocco Maghreb al-Aksa meaning the farthest west. ...

                                               

Islam in Niger

More than 90% of the people in Niger are Muslims. Most of the rest of Nigers people are Animists. However, these numbers are not exact. In Niger, many of the people who practice traditional religions have mixed some beliefs from Islam into their ...

                                               

Islam in Pakistan

Islam is the official religion of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. In 2007, 97% of the population were Muslims, with 75% being Sunni and 20% Shia. There are about 175.376.000 Muslims in Pakistan which is the second largest Muslim population in t ...

                                               

Islam in Palestine

Islam is the religion of the majority of the Palestinian population residing in the Palestinian territories, with Muslims comprising 75% of the population of the West Bank, and 99% of the population of the Gaza Strip. Jerusalem is Islams third ho ...

                                               

Languages of Australia

Australia has no official language, but the national language of Australia is English. There are also many languages spoken by Indigenous Australians and by different ethnic groups.

                                               

Languages of Canada

Lots of languages are used in Canada. English and French are used by most Canadians. Only New Brunswick uses both English and French as its official languages. Quebecs official language is French. English and French are recognized by the Constitu ...

                                               

LGBT rights in Afghanistan

LGBT people living in Afghanistan face legal and social challenges. Being a homosexual, or cross-dressing, are serious crimes in Afghan culture. Punishment can include the death penalty. In rural parts of the country, local villagers take the law ...

                                               

LGBT rights in Azerbaijan

2000 saw the abolishment of the Azerbaijani law forbidding homosexual interactions. A special edition of Azerbaijan, the official newspaper of the Parliament, published on 28 May, reported that the Parliament had approved a new Criminal Code, and ...

                                               

LGBT rights in Bangladesh

LGBT human rights are not respected in the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh, and there appears to be no organized movement to advance such human rights. And such acts of homosexuality will lead to life in prison, or even face the death penalty.

                                               

LGBT rights in the Republic of China

The Republic of China is one of Asias most tolerant countries as far as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender rights are concerned. The government proposed a bill in 2003 to make same-sex marriage legal. It has so far stalled without passage. If th ...

                                               

LGBT rights in Cyprus

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons in Cyprus may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity are legal in Cyprus and civil unions became legal in November 2015. In Cyprus ...

                                               

LGBT rights in India

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in India may face difficulties from the law and the society. Non-LGBT persons do not commonly face these difficulties. India has removed laws that treated gay sex and transgender people unfairly. But ...

                                               

LGBT rights in Israel

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people in Israel are considered to have more rights than anywhere else in the Middle East. In November 2005, a groundbreaking court decision in Israel ruled that a lesbian spouse could officially adopt a child ...

                                               

LGBT rights in the Maldives

Homosexuality is illegal in the Maldives. In addition, the Maldives was one of the 67 signatory nations opposing the UN declaration on sexual orientation and gender identity, which failed to pass.

                                               

LGBT rights in Mali

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons in Mali may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. According to the 2007 Pew Global Attitudes Project, 98% of Malian adults do not believe that homosexuality is acceptable by s ...

                                               

LGBT rights in Myanmar

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people in Myanmar face legal challenges and discrimination not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Same-sex sexual activity is illegal within the Union of Myanmar and punishable by fines and imprisonment for ten ...

                                               

LGBT rights in Pakistan

There are few to no LGBT rights in Pakistan. Since 6th of October in 1860, it has been illegal to participate in homosexual acts. Unlike in the neighbouring country of India, this Law has not yet been repealed. Homosexuality is also thought of as ...

                                               

LGBT rights in the State of Palestine

In the Palestinian territories, there are no laws that specifically protect LGBT people. No laws protect LGBT people from discrimination or harassment. However, the Basic Law of the Palestinian Constitution does give all Palestinians certain free ...

                                               

LGBT rights in Thailand

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in Thailand may face legal challenges that non-LGBT residents dont have to. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity are legal in Thailand. Same-sex couples and families headed by same-sex coupl ...

                                               

LGBT rights in Tunisia

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons in Tunisia may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Homosexuality is illegal in the Republic of Tunisia and the law does not include sexual orientation or gender identity in ...

                                               

LGBT rights in Turkey

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons in Turkey may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Homosexuality is legal in the Republic of Turkey, but the law does not include sexual orientation or gender identity in its ...

                                               

LGBT rights in the United Kingdom

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in the United Kingdom have improved a lot in recent years. In 2005, civil partnerships for same sex couples was legalised across the UK. In 2014, same sex marriage was legalised in England, Scotland a ...

                                               

LGBT rights in the United States

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights in the United States have changed over time, and different states have different rules about them. Sexual acts between adults, and adolescents of an age close to an adult, of the same sex have been l ...

                                               

List of rivers of Afghanistan

Gomal River Kundar River Zhob River Indus River Pakistan Bashgal River Peche River Kunar River Kunar Rud Kurrum River or Karam River Kabul River Bara River Surkhab Salang River Alingar River Ghorband River Panjshir River Logar River

                                               

List of rivers of Argentina

The following is an incomplete list of rivers in Argentina, by letter: Rio Mayer - Mayer River Rio Deseado - Deseado River Rio Iguazu - Iguazu River Rio Quinto - Quinto River Rio Santa Lucia - Santa Lucia River Rio Abaucan - Abaucan River Rio Ros ...

                                               

List of rivers of Bangladesh

This is a list of rivers in Bangladesh, by letter, with some Bangladeshi names given for some of the rivers; there are at least 31 known rivers of Bangladesh: Atrai River Arial Kha River Khowai River Dhepa River Haora River Gorai-Madhumati River ...

                                               

List of rivers of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Glinica right tributary Bojna Glina right tributary to Kupa, which flows into Sava Buzimica Kladusnica right tributary in Velika Kladusa Korana right tributary to Kupa, which flows into Sava Mutnica Korana right tributary Bijela rijeka right trib ...

                                               

List of rivers of Brazil

This is a list of rivers in Brazil. Juriti River Ibirapuitã Chico River Ituim River Machado River São João Surra River Jari River Biritiba-Mirim River Urupaça River Rodeador River Pardo River Acre River Caldas River Da Laguna River Pauxis River M ...

                                               

List of rivers of Cambodia

Kambot River Stung Chinit Chinit River Slap river Boribo River Bassac River distributary Tang Krasang River Krang Ponley River Tonle Sap Mekong Saigon River Sen River Stung Kambot Stung Sen Sraka Moan River Stung Stoung River Stung Neang Sa Sngac ...

                                               

List of rivers of Chile

This list of rivers in Chile includes all the major rivers of Chile. Important tributaries appear in this list, underneath the river into which they drain.

                                               

List of rivers of Colombia

Nechi River Magdalena River San Jorge River Fundacion River Rancheria River Medellin River or Porce Cauca River Quindio River Otun River La Vieja River Pance River Cali River Ariguani River Guatapuri River Cesar River Chicamocha River Lebrija Riv ...

                                               

List of rivers of Dominica

The following is a list of rivers of Dominica. North River Anse Du Me River Batali River Micham River Canal River River Ouayaneri Saint Sauveur River Demitrie River Woodford Hill River Boetica River Cario River Saint Marie River Douce River Torit ...

                                               

List of rivers of the Dominican Republic

This is a list of rivers in the Dominican Republic. They are arranged in clockwise order around the island starting in the northwest corner. Tributaries are indented under each larger streams name. Yaque del Norte River Dajabon River Massacre Riv ...

                                               

List of rivers of East Timor

This is a list of rivers in East Timor. The list is arranged by where the river drains from west to east. Tributaries are indented under each larger streams name.

                                               

List of rivers of Ecuador

San Miguel River Putumayo River Amazon River Brazil, Peru Curaray River Cononaco River Napo River Cuyabeno River Aguarico River Yasuni River Payamino River Coca River Tiputini River Tigre River Pintoyacu River or Pindoyacu Marañon River Peru Cona ...

                                               

List of rivers of El Salvador

This is a list of rivers in El Salvador. El Salvador has 58 river basins which all drain in the Pacific Ocean. Tributaries are indented under each larger streams name.

                                               

List of rivers of Eritrea

Koka River Barka River Anseba River Fah River Zara River Langeb River Mogoraib River Gonfale River Damas River Wadi Laba River Wokiro River Barosio River Aligide River Guwa River Haddas River Saato River Comaile River

                                               

List of rivers of Ethiopia

Atbarah River Obel River Mareb River or Gash River only reaches the Atbarah in times of flood Nile Egypt, Sudan Balagas River Zarima River Wari River Tekeze River or Takkaze or Setit Ataba River Shinfa River Angereb River or Greater Angereb River ...

                                               

List of rivers of Fiji

This is a list of the rivers of Fiji. They are listed by island in clockwise order, starting at the north end of each island. Tributaries are listed under the parent stream.

                                               

List of rivers of Finland

Torne River - border with Sweden Muonionjoki Swedish: Muonio alv, near Pajala - border with Sweden Konkamaeno Swedish: Konkamaalven, near Kaaresuvanto - border with Sweden Tengelionjoki in Aavasaksa Lataseno near Kaaresuvanto Ounasjoki in Rovanie ...

                                               

List of rivers of Greece

This is a list of rivers that are at least partially in Greece. The rivers flowing into the sea are sorted along the coast. Rivers flowing into other rivers are listed by the rivers they flow into.

                                               

List of rivers of Grenada

This is a list of rivers of Grenada. Little River Saint Johns River River Loria Marquis River Little River of Great Bacolet Gaulier River Red River Duquesne River Saint Marks River River Petit Bacaye Little Requin River Antione River Great Crayfi ...

                                               

List of rivers of Guatemala

Xalbal River Xaclbal River Grijalva River Mexico Ixcan River Lacantun River Mexico San Pedro River Usumacinta River San Juan River Machaquila River Pasion River Rio de la Pasion Cancuen River Chixoy River Rio Negro Salinas River Salama River San ...

                                               

List of rivers of Guyana

Branco River Brazil Takutu River Ireng River Negro River Brazil Amazon River Brazil Courentyne River New River Coeroeni River Kutari River Berbice River Canje River Demerara River Mahaica River Haiakwa Creek Mahaicony River Abary River Kuruabaru ...

                                               

List of rivers of Honduras

This is a list of the rivers in Honduras. The most important river in Honduras is the Ulua. This list is arranged by where the river drains, from east to west. Tributaries are indented under each larger streams name.

                                               

List of rivers of Jamaica

Unnamed South Negril River Unnamed Middle River New Found River Fish River North Negril River Orange River Cave River Unnamed Lucea East River Montego River Lucea West River Green Island River Martha Brae River Cave River underground connection F ...

                                               

List of rivers of Japan

The following is a list of the 15 first class rivers 1級河川 under management by the Hokkaidō Regional Development Bureau 北海道開発局, Hōkaihatsukyoku: Mu River Shokotsu River Ishikari River Saru River Yūbetsu River Kushiro River Shiribeshi-Tosh ...

                                               

List of rivers of Jordan

Listed clockwise from the Jordan River. Wadi as Seer Jordan River Wadi al Gharabah Wadi al Kafrayn Wadi ar Ramah Zarqa River Jabbok River Wadi Shuayb Wadi Shaeb Wadi Zulayl Wadi Dhuleil Wadi al Arab Yarmouk River Wadi Yabes Wadi Kufrinjah Wadi Zi ...