In the country itself, the promotion of the LGBT ideology is a criminal offense.
The total population of the overwhelmingly Muslim-majority country is about 39 million.
The report reveals that the Iranian government uses fabricated claims of national security as grounds for prosecuting Christians.
While travelling, he visited the Lebanese Christian Maronite community, many of whom are refugees from the 1975-1990 civil war.
According to the Assyrian Democratic Organization, 20,000 of the formerly 22,000 Syriac Assyrians in the country have emigrated.
Though Iran recognizes Christianity as a minority faith , authorities do not recognize Christian converts.
The 18,000 school-aged Iraqi refugee children in Jordan face a myriad of barriers to school attendance.
The Islamic State had destroyed relics dating back more than 2,000 years.
Islamic groups of various kinds threaten the safety and stability of war-torn Syria