What is dating like in the middle east
The World Christian Database puts the figure at 194,000.About 9% of Egypt’s population of 83 million are Christians, and most of them are Copts—descendants of Ancient Egyptians, adherents to the early Christian Church, and, since the 6th century, dissidents from Rome.Nevertheless, the irony, for Iraq's Christians, is that on balance they were far better off under Saddam Hussein than since his downfall.
A rise in Islamism diminished Christians’ security, but attacks on Christians appear to be receding.This is not an “honour” issue; your own insecurities are getting the best of you.The Christian presence in the Middle East dates back, of course, to Jesus Christ during the Roman Empire.According to the Catholic News Agency, “In the last 40 years, the Christian population in the West Bank has slumped from about 20 percent of the total to less than two percent today.” Most Christians then and now are Palestinians.The drop is a result of the combined effect of Israeli occupation and repression and a rise in Islamic militancy among Palestinians.
If you’re gay, what might it be like to relocate to the region for work purposes? While being gay can result in capital punishment and imprisonment in Saudi Arabia, the situation if very different in Israel, where same-sex sexual activity is legal and gay people go about their lives without too much fear of persecution.