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The Worlds of Islam

Map of Shia holy sites.

Sep 23rd, 2004 | Comments

Hell of a Nation: Map: New Constitutions

Afghanistan is one of at least 34 countries worldwide that have written new constitutions in the last ten years. Each of these countries has taken its own approach to the writing of its constitution as well as to its subsequent adoption.

Sep 9th, 2004 | Comments


View how nations throughout the world have taken steps to bolster access to and provide primary education to all of their children.

Sep 2nd, 2004 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Headscarf Headlines Around the World: Introduction

Use the Interactive Map to learn about headscarf controversies around the world.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Sahara Marathon: U.N. Peacekeepers Map

The Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) was formed to aid U.N. Member States and the Secretary-General in their efforts to alleviate human suffering and to construct institutions that promote self-sustaining peace. Explore the DPKO with these maps.

Aug 19th, 2004 | Comments

The Russian Newspaper Murders: Map: Free Press Under Threat: Introduction

Learn about press freedom in Russia and around the world in the Map.

Jul 8th, 2004 | Comments

Suicide Bombers: Map: Recent Suicide Terror: Saudi Arabia

Especially since September 11, 2001, the Islamic kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been viewed as a breeding ground for militant Islamic terrorist activity.

Jul 1st, 2004 | Comments

Suicide Bombers: Map: Recent Suicide Terror: Yemen

On October 12, 2000, 17 American soldiers were killed in an attack on the USS Cole.

Jul 1st, 2004 | Comments

Suicide Bombers: Map: Recent Suicide Terror: Kenya

In August 1998, a truck bomb hit the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, killing more than 200 people and injuring several thousand -- mostly Kenyans.

Jul 1st, 2004 | Comments

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