Best Arab Countries to Live In


The Top Ten

1 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran.

I am visiting there right now and I think that it is a very good place for Arab and Muslim people from other countries to visit. The only thing is that many citizens look down upon non-citizens and if your parents are not citizens, you can NEVER be one. Non-citizens can't even buy houses! It gets annoying since about 3/4 of the population are not citizens...

Outstanding country with a peaceful and joyful environment with many entertaining things to do in you're free time. The country is full of astonishing views both natural and man made. Economically one of the best places to live in when there is little to no tax making it easy to reach you're financial goals. The population is very diverse making it a beautiful melting pot with people of different skin colors, languages, and cultures.

Unless if you're an expat or an overseas worker, you won't be as privileged as the nationals of the country. Although what is likely to be appreciated to work in UAE, is the Diverse population and generosity amongst many different kinds of people. Regardless if they are from India, Pakistan, Philippines, Nepal or even United Kingdom. People are easy to engage with, therefore you create good relationships towards other people.

I vote for uae because its defentily the place to live I mean its just amazing to feel like your waiting for the winter to come

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2 Lebanon Lebanon Lebanon was established in 1920 and gained its independence in 1943. For a couple of years it has lacked a president; yet, on October 31st, 2016, it got president Michel Aoun . It is known as the Phoenix of the world since it has sunken under the ocean and has been destroyed by wars 7 times . In advance, more.

Why Lebanon should be Number One on this list?

Lebanon to start with is arguably one of the oldest countries when it comes to age, history and heritage. Conceding Jericho in Palestine, Lebanon has one of the oldest cities in the world, such as Byblos which dates back to more than 5000 years because, Sidon which dates back to 4000 because and Lebanon's capital Beirut which was found 3100 because. Unlike many of the more developed Gulf countries, Lebanon has preserved its heritage whilst developing into a modern nation.

Historically, Lebanon has blended with tens of cultures due to the various empires that ruled this land and brought in more culture to its people. This has given Lebanon a mix of cultures and traditions that are rare to find else where in the world in a 10,452 km2 piece of land.

Religiously, Lebanon is divided into 18 sects. Making it one of the more diverse Arab nations. In most neighboring countries, people from different religions do not tend to ...more - daouk

I'm not Lebanese, I'm French. What is really special in Lebanon, isn't the nature, the mountains, the sea, the climate, touristic places, skiing and swimming within the same day during some months of the year, nightlife, restaurants, malls, food, extremely pretty girls, etc..., yes Lebanon has all of these but what makes it special is its people and their culture, people are extremely open minded by nature, very well educated, and so, so clever, relatively rich even though they don't have natural resources, most of them speak English and French as good as Arabic, their native language. There is freedom with all its directions and dimensions, socially, politically, economically and religiously. I don't like to talk about religions but Muslims there are very, very open minded and adaptive to others and very different from Muslims of other Arabic countries. In Lebanon, it is so often to see a veiled woman sitting together with her best friend, a woman wearing almost no clothes and see ...more

Lebanon is a beautiful country, whether urban or natural, awesome summers, festive winters, has almost equal Muslims and Christians, is generally safe, people are educated, most speak 3 languages (English, Arabic, French), signs are in Latin, is liberal and open-minded, has amazing city night life, snowy mountains, sandy beaches, historic ruins, touristic attractions, modern, great food, both Eastern and western, Beirut is the best, amazing weather kinda similar to Los Angeles in summers, winters colder more similar to south central Mediterranean Europe (Italy, France, Greece, Spain) and Lebanon has the best of both worlds!

Best country ever!

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3 Qatar Qatar Qatar, officially the State of Qatar, is a sovereign country located in Southwest Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.

No tax for employees, you get your salary full. Safest. Well-Educated people and speaks english fluently. Only Arab country which is sustainable esp the economy.

Plus, Qatar is the richest country in the world, so you don't have to worry about your salary or anything! And people here aren't can wear anything and whatever you's also the most beautiful country on earth!

The People are saying that in 2025 or 2030 Qatar will be more better than UAE. Even now the Qatar is very beautiful.

The Arab stated country… betrayed by United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain has very good economy here…Richest country, superb and no worries for salary, supplies oil and gas and almost no criminals
That’s why I love Qatar!
And also I live there……Very good experience 🙂

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4 Morocco Morocco

The beaches all around multiple of spots to pick from. Close to the European nations, Open minded people yet very respectful. Businesses booming, a country with no crisis a country that developed and educates its people daily to strive and be as good as the countries that have oil. It shows you don't need all that oil money to strive as a country! People love one another... And if you can't speak Arabic, you can speak French. If you can't speak French, you can speak Spanish. If you can't speak Spanish, you can speak English.

Honestly this country is rich with beauty and enchanted with history there's a certain feel this country encompasses that I've never experienced in my entire life. From the gorgeous beaches to the beautiful and extremely respectful and friendly people this is the country to go to if you haven't been to Morocco what are you doing with your life go book a flight!

The best of the best with no particular reason. it's a land where east meets west and where you can enjoy different geographies, different cultures and delicious dishes. people are just amazing and quality of life index makes it in top of Arab countries


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5 Kuwait Kuwait

Kuwait is number one in the Middle East when it comes to women rights, and the people of Kuwaiti consider to be more open minded than most Arab people when it comes to culture and traditions, and also liberal in terms of politics and freedom of speech, and its known for its great restaurants, malls and specially chalets for entertaining, and its safe and no alcohol is available, but the problems is there is no metro and the weather is very hot and if you do not have friends in Kuwait, I would not recommend it as a place for vacation, speeding cars, and movie scenes are censored here.

Kuwait is my country and been in almost every arabian country and I think its th best

I was living in kuwait for 14 years but sadly moved... Kuwait has everything and is safe for all people... The Kuwaitis may be a bit arrogant but the place is good


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6 Egypt Egypt Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

Maybe what is happening now in Egypt could be very dangerous to the country, but I'm sure it will be always strong and number 1 in every thing. Egyptians are the most funniest and helpful people I have ever seen in my life.

Egypt is the best Arabian country, The funniest people ever! So helpful and beautiful. There's a lot of really attractive hot boys and beautiful cute funny girls! Egypt deserve no. 1.

Nicest people that ever lived. Beautiful county with amazing history and stunning beaches deserves to be number one, money doesn't make a country or its people beautiful, without anything Egypt is a gorgeous country.

There are some places people don't know about egypt Ras mohamed national park,white Desert, Black Desert,Dahab,Siwa absolut Heaven On Earth

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7 Oman Oman Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is an Arab country in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.

Oman has grown in popularity in the past few years because of it's rapid development and elegance. Living in Oman is amazing, as the people are very humble, friendly and welcoming. Oman accepts anyone from anywhere, and doesn't judge people based on their culture, religion or nationality. It also has one of the most extraordinary landscapes I have ever seen, and is waiting to be seen by many other people.

Pleas visit Oman you will know that it is Number One or two not out of that I visited all these countries and I now what that Oman is the best country in all these

I live in Oman and I am an Omani and proud to be one. This country is honestly one of the most beautiful countries I have ever seen in my entire life. I have been to the United Kingdom it is beautiful but I love Oman more. You should really visit this country because it is amazing. In Google, some of you might find terrible pictures of Oman but some of that was years ago. Us Omani people have a ridiculously long history but no wars at all. Nevertheless, I also have been in Malaysia... Yes it is beautiful but not as wonderful as Oman. I have been in Malaysia and UK for four years so that is eight years. I have spent eight years of my life out of my country. We here in Oman have a great Sultan, amazing and gentle people so please visit Oman!...#Come_To_Oman

Oman is really the best place to live on Earth. I think man made things never makes country best, it's the people of the country and rules of the country, and to be honest omani people are very down to earth, though MashAlllah they have enough to show off. Love for Oman and wish to spend the rest of my life in Oman. May Allah bless Oman, its people and keep it safe and peaceful forever.Ameen

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8 Bahrain Bahrain

Its a cozy sunny island and people there are extremely friendly.. I love it I can live here forever!

Bahrain should be number 1 on the list. almost half of the population are foreigners and they welcome all religions. Women have much freedom and they dress whatever they like

Most freedom in the Middle East, this is like the only country in the Middle East where homosexuality is legal so in my opinion this country is the best in the Middle East.

Excellent - darthvadern

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9 Algeria Algeria Algeria, officially People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a sovereign state in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast.

Algeria is at the cross road of geographical location between Africa and Europe. Hence it has a very rich history that reflects on the style of living of its people. Algerians are open-minded, peaceful, generous and helpful. They, however, do not like to be an opponent or enemy of them, because they can be very tough indeed. As a place Algeria is a nice country with plenty of potentials, pity though, its government is not managing it properly and is wrecking its potential. Intellectually, Algeria can be considered to be one of the best in the Arab world, if not the best. I believe that Algeria, if managed properly, can prosper and become a Makah for visitors.

Deserve to be higher then this, great culture, many language, amazing nature, nice people - belarbi

I loved algeria so much I've been there for the summer it was just magical, open minded people they speak so many languages, french english, people are kind,

1 algeria
2 serbie
3 russie
3 france
4 pays bas
5 souede
6 france
7 allemagne
8 kosovo
9 albanie
10 bosnie
11 croate
12 slovanie
13 macedonie
14 monetegro
15 turquie
16 kurde
17 armanie
18 venezela
19 clobie
20 cuba
21 aregotine
22 alicesantre voqiqe
23 francois hollande
24 macrone
25 sarkozy
26 baqarasade
27 suisse
28 austriche
29 bulgarie
30 grande bradanie
31 ecose
32 core du nord
33 coree du soud
34 hungerie
35 japon
36 usa

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10 Tunisia Tunisia Tunisia, officially the Tunisian Republic or the Republic of Tunisia is the northernmost country in Africa, covering 165,000 square kilometres.

Thought Lebanon was the most liberal and open minded arab country but after visiting Tunisia it has to be Tunisia. Very European style. Tolerant of anything and the people are very nice funny and hot! If you don't know Arabic, they speak fluent French. Most know English and a lot of them know Italian and Spanish. Very educated people.

Tunisia has deep history, a crossing of multiply civilisations. It has a diverse geography: snow, forests, mountains, beaches, North African Savana, oasis, Sahara, Salt Lakes, islands etc. Not to forget how educated and friendly are the people there. They are quite open minded and tolerant, probably the most liberal country in the Arab World. Last but not least, they are the pioneer in their region: first to have a constitution, first to abolish slavery, first to liberate women... Also they were the first to start the Arab Spring but unfortunately they are the only one succeeding towards real democracy.

Tunisia is beautiful country it has the snowy forests in the north, the sunny beaches all year long and the warm desert in the south, a lot of history, people there are educated and tolerant, its cheap to shop and to get what you want and the most important its not artificial like other cities in the gulf arabian countries.

Tunisia it's the only free country in the Arab world

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The Contenders

11 Jordan Jordan Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, is an Arab kingdom in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.

With my respect to all the Arab countries I don't really know how most of those countries are over Jordan in rank :), Jordan should be in the top 3 at least, for the sample facts that its one of the safest, has both modern and traditional life styles, so there is a bit of something for all tastes, and its multicultural and has much more benefits than most on the list.

Its so nice to live because of its people reactions which is so kind and there is a good places to go like petra dead sea downtown and historical places

There is a problem here, how come Jordan isn't the first country? We shouldn't rank a country by it's economy but by it's balance and people. Jordan mght be the most safe arabic country known, the views of Jordan are magnificent and if you learn to understand the population you will know they are the most original! LONG LIVE Jordan!

Very safe to live in. Welcoming people. Small yet diverse in terms of culture and geography. Relatively expensive, but no too expensive and still cheaper than UAE, Qatar, or of course most Europe.

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12 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is an Arab state in Western Asia (Middle east) constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. The official Language is Arabic The capital city is Riyadh.

It has worse human rights than North Korea. Also you can get killed from not being a Muslim man or woman. Woman's rights are horrible this country is like Syria.

This country is terrible. No basic rights for non muslims. - SammySpore

Saudi Arabia is good it is the good country I don't live there I only visit the holy land it is awesome vote for Kuwait

There are some dumbasses here lmao

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13 Iran Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. The capital city is Teheran and the major city is also Tehran. The country's official language is Persian. more.

Iran isn't even an Arab country. Only like 2-3% of Iranians are Arab.

Not an arab country, it's PERSIAN - darthvadern

I don't think Iran is an Arab country so...

I think it's better than many other countries on the list and believe Iran is on it's path to be the best in the Middle East in future though it's gonna take a while. by the way not an Arab country.

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14 Israel Israel The State of Israel is a country in the Middle East and the only country with a Jewish majority in the world but arab, african and east asian communities still can be found. more.

I think you meant Palestine and not Israel because Palestine is an Arabic country and Israel is a Hebrew and non-Arabic country.

To me there isn't a country name Israel because it's Palestine

Israel isn't an Arabic country though

1 izrael
2 serbie
3 france
3 russie
4 usa
5 allemagne
6 pays bas
7 turquie
8 grande bradanie
9 canada
10 suisse
11 macrone
12 francois hollande
13 sarkozy
14 italie
15 belgice
16 souede
17 norevegie
18 armanie
19 syrie

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15 Turkey Turkey Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, more.

Kebab isn't arab

16 Syria Syria Syria, officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia. Syria has been involved in a civil war since 2011.

It was one of the most beautiful arabic countries before the civil war. The people are amazing, gentle and generous. There the culture and the civilization are very high and elegant In Syria you can find every thing... Old cities with old traditions, new cities where you can find everything you want. Syria is one of the most cities in the world that has all religions and all people live there together in pease they are very open-minded and enough intelligent to study a very difficult education and develope themselves while the goverment isn't enough developed. Everything there was just awesome it has a very high and important history. It was a very nice place for tourism and visit.

Yes Syria is a peaceful country and its always Syria wasn't beautiful it is still a beautiful country don't only think about the present also think about how was Syria in the history

Well it used to be nice and prosperous at this point there using chemicals and over 200,000 people died in the ongoing Syrian civil war

There we live, you can see all types of poeple, the war couldn't kill true love.
and the people are optimistic and will work hard to rebuild all destroyer countries. it is the oldest city in the world. and remember in Syria you can find everything you need

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17 Georgia Georgia Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region. Located at the crossroads between Eastern Europe and Western Asia it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russian Federation, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The country's capital and a largest city more.
18 Palestine Palestine

The landscape and history of this land is truly astonishing. I can't understand why people have ranked it so low. I truly admire it and it's people. I think that the only country that is comparable to Palestine, is Lebanon.

It is an awesome and fantastic country.

Not a country.

Very beatifull country I visit it once it has a lot of places u can visit very nice nature also I suggest u to go because thered a lot of kind people and brave.
For the people who've said that's isn't a country I JUST WANNA LET U KNOW THAT PALASTINE IS A COUNTRY JUST GO STUDY HISTORY.

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19 Djibouti Djibouti

And there aren't any wars there unlike Somalia, but over all it would be better if they were all ranked the same

I love going Djibouti it's my favorite Trip of my holiday!

It would have been even more better if there weren't so many poor people

Heh...dijbouti...digi booty hehehehehe

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20 Sudan Sudan

Sudan is a really simple country with very out going and carefree citizens (this is a good and bad thing). Sudan is quite fascinating, the way you can talk to just anyone and go down the river or up to the forests or spend a night in the desert. Sudan is a very friendly place, and I know because I've been there several times and I happen to know some really nice Sudanese people

Sudan is bad because of the Government not the people

Not an arabic country.

There are two parts of the sudan, NORTH sudan and SOUTH sudan.
this flag right here is the NORTH SUDAN flag, and the North sudanese people ARE ARAB but the south aren't arab. TRUST ME I AM FROM NORTH SUDAN AND I SPEAK ARABIC AND I LOVE MY COUNTRY (P.S.T but I don't love the president)

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21 Bangladesh

Just to correct your information, Bangladesh is not an Arab country at all!

If your dome Bangladesh is NOT a Arab contrive

Bangladesh isn't even an Arab Country, God knows why it is listed in the Arab list.

Super poor country it.

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22 Libya Libya Libya, officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west.

I visited a long time ago, and I must say it's a beautiful country with so much culture & history! it reminded me abit of Rome/Italy. It also has one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. It had strong potential to become the richest arab country but sadly it was under the rule of a tyrant who took the money all to himself & his family. Hope Libya sees better days soon!

It is nice country; however, nowadays it is not really safe to live in.

Libya is love Libya is life

Libya contain much history, and rich cultu

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23 Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia. Ruled by the Dutch for over 300 years and Japan for 3 years and 6 months, the country gained independence in 1945, or exactly in 17th August 1945. Jakarta is the capital city, located in the island of Java. Major languages more.

Indonesia, while Islamic, is not Arab. There is a difference.

24 Tajikistan Tajikistan Tajikistan, officially the Republic of Tajikistan, is a mountainous, landlocked country in Central Asia with an estimated 8 million people in 2013, and an area of 143,100 km2.

Its not an arab country

This is not an arab country, it's persian - darthvadern

There president dances so bad

not arab - Bearskater13

25 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Uzbekistan is a landlocked country. It is one of two doubly landlocked countries in the world, a country completely surrounded by landlocked countries in Central Asia. more.

very poor

26 Afghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.

This is not an Arab country.

Persian country - darthvadern

not arab - Bearskater13

Afghanistan is dangerous, And afghanistan's official language is pashto and dari. - splatter22

27 Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Turkmenistan is a country in Central Asia, bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north and east, Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the south and southwest, and the Caspian Sea to the west.

Stupid ass, turkmenistan isn't an arab country

28 United States of America United States of America The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the more.

Um, last time I checked, the US isn’t an Arab country even though some Muslims live here

29 Comoros Comoros The Comoros, officially the Union of the Comoros, is a sovereign archipelago island nation in the Indian Ocean located at the northern end of the Mozambique Channel off the eastern coast of Africa between northeastern Mozambique and northwestern Madagascar.
30 Mauritania Mauritania Mauritania, officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in the Maghreb region of western North Africa.

No! Why is Somalia and Syria higher than this and why is Mauritania in last?

This is Mauritania not Somalia

Somalia is higher than this -_- - Joansb

Mauritania isn't in last

31 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is not considered as an Arab country.

This is not arab this is black

32 Yemen Yemen Yemen, officially known as the Republic of Yemen, is an Arab country in Western Asia, occupying the southwestern to the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.

Yemen is my mother because I am from there but I will never find a country like Yemen because they care about Islam and they never forget to pray and you will have fun and like the prophet say if you git any kind of problem go to Yemen love you Yemen

Honestly, with all my respect to all the Arabian countries, Yemen should be at least one of the top 3 countries because it is the origin country where the most historical places are, the most generous people are and one of the best weathers in all the world to live in.

Yemen is the best country in the world but it is in war

Ward right now because president died. Now, women’ and children and men are being killed by Muslim murders similar to ISI.

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33 Iraq Iraq Iraq, officially the Republic of Iraq, is a country in Western Asia. more.

Actually the girls in Iraq are not bad, maybe some but not all so I don't think you judge like that at least make your judgement fair. I think Iraq should at least be in 8th position because it is a very beautiful country if it wasn't for the terriost attacks. I go to Iraq every year in the summer and I have so much fun. You feel so arab when you go there with all the arab food and sweets and the people. I recommend Iraq to be one of the countries to vist on your bucket list because people have got the wrong image about Iraq.

Iraq's weather is very beautiful and different, where snowfall in the north, heavy rains in the middle and south (very cold in the winter), while in summer a nice weather in the north and a hot sunny in the south. - zaraa

Iraq is a hard working country but it was worse because of the U.S. Don't blame them blame America because they killed millions of people I love Iraq even though I am Canadian Who is with me

It is better than Egypt at least

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34 Somalia Somalia

Somalia is a beautiful country it's still improving. I say about 5-10 years Somalia will become a very popular place for tourist to come during the summer

Somalia use to be the best a strongest country in Africa and arab world but I regret the civil war who vandalism this land

Mostly not arab

Real life pirates of the Caribbean!

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35 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and is known as the world's second most beautiful capital city. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second more.

Not an Arab country. Just a Muslim one, like Morocco. An Arab country is one on the Arabian Peninsula, or near it, excluding Israel.

The best Country but unlucky...

Its not an arab country while a good asian county

Not arab! - darthvadern

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