Treaties relating to Sikkim

Treaties and Agreements relating to Sikkim Treaty between the Raja of Sikkim and Government of India, 10 February 1817 TREATY, COVENANT, or AGREEMENT entered into by CAPTAIN BARRE LATTER, AGENT on the part of HIS EXCELLENCY the RIGHT HONORABLE the EARL of MOIRA, K.G., GOVERNOR-GENERAL, &c., &c., &c., &c., and by NAZIR CHAINA TENJIN and … Read more

Historical Treaties

Historical Treaties Historical Treaties and Diplomatic Agreements in South Asia Treaties and Agreements relating to Afghanistan For Treaties and Agreements relating to Afghanistan, see here. Treaties and Agreements relating to Burma For Treaties and Agreements relating to Burma, see here. Treaties and Agreements relating to Jammu and Kashmir Treaty between Maharaja Gulab Singh and the … Read more

Middle East

Middle East Middle East Legal Systems and Entries Egypt Legal System Iranian Legal System Israeli Legal System Turkish Legal System Bahrain Legal Entries Cyprus Legal Entries Iraq Legal Entries Jordan Legal Entries Kuwait Legal Entries Lebanon Legal Entries Omán Legal Entries Palestine (Palestinian Autonomous Territories) Legal Entries Qatar Legal Entries Saudi Arabia Legal Entries Syria … Read more


Johor in Asia Introduction Johor (Johore is the local official, but incorrect spelling), was an independent Malayan state at the southern end of the peninsula, stretching from 2° 40′ S. to Cape Romania (Ramūnya), the most southerly point on the mainland of Asia, and including all the small […]


Kurds in Asia History of KŪRDISTĀN In its wider sense, it is the “country of the Kūrds” (Koords), including that part of Mount Taurus which buttresses the Armenian table-land (see Armenia), and is intersected by the Batman Su, the Bohtan Su, and other tributaries of the Tigris; and the wild […]


Dervish in Asia History Dervish, a Persian word, meaning “seeking doors,” i.e. “beggar,” and thus equivalent to the Arabic faqïr (fakir). Generally in Islam it indicates a member of a religious fraternity, whether mendicant or not; but in Turkey and Persia it indicates more exactly a […]


Kūrdistān in Asia History Kūrdistān, in the narrower sense, a province of Persia, situated in the hilly districts between Azerbaijan and Kermanshah, and extending to the Turkish frontier on the W., and bounded on the E. by Gerrus and Hamadan. In proportion to its size and population it pays a […]