Many students assume that they only need to take the SAT if they are applying to universities in America. However, there are several universities in the UAE, and even Lebanon, that require a strong SAT score to be admitted.
Here's a country that may require the SAT that you don't expect: Canada.
There are specific instances when you need to take the SAT--and possibly even SAT Subject Tests--if you are applying to universities in Canada.
Here are the requirements for different students.