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.

This place is safe and friendly to all religions!

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.

Amazing country beautiful than London and Paris - Km40698

One of the my favt country

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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.

A dream country, surprisingly this country is very liberal and her people are so open minded, wasn't expecting to find such a country in the middle east, it is a pretty country, sea, mountains, snow, night life, food, fashion, you can find everything in this small country
This country was very safe, contrary to my expectations
The only down side was that it is an expensive country
English is fluently spoken by almost everybody there, they speak French too
Aha I was about to forget, the most gorgeous stunning varied educated classy elegant and sexy girls are there

Poor, racist, undeveloped, dirty and dangerous, why the hell is it higher than Qatar? - Votebotingsucks

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

It's full of garbage, have a very high crime rate, poor, and undeveloped, just because there's many Christians there doesn't mean it's a good country. - Votebotingsucks

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

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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.

Way better than that lebanon, rich, clean, and safe - Votebotingsucks

Qatar is an extremely wealthy country with no poverty whatsoever and people are the nicest. My grandma is a teacher and she taught a Qatari princess in London because they were there. Apparently she had the best manners ever. So educational.

I lived there for 4 years, honestly the best expirence iv ever had.

Super country

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4 Morocco Morocco

Is one of the best countries from the 13 countries that I visit in my life peace and wonderful I not need to make a reclame everything is clearly

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.

The best countrie ever

Safe, cheap, clean and lot to see

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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

Kuwait is one of the safest countries in the world, it has some of the best malls in the Middle East. It's not so strict and their people are open-minded

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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.

Good for tourism but bad for living in because:
1. WiFi is bad
2. Salary not high
But very good education I see people coming from asia and arabic countries to learn here.

I'm not saying that it's the best, this is an opinion that everybody has and as an opinion for me: Egypt deserves No. 1
Why you ask? Well it has beautiful views, beautiful places to visit, and of course the pyramids that all the world wants to visit.
And the country isn't expensive, like you can find a 2+1 apartment for $28,000 which is very cheap.

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.

I don't know why egypt isn't number 1. I

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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.

Peaceful, best food, lots more = best

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.

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

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

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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!

Excellent - darthvadern

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.

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

The only democratic country in the Arab world, not about money but life style!

Pretty beaches and the only Arab country with decent womans rights. - Pmacaroon

Best of the best from human rights point of view

Love tunisia

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

Algeria is the best country in the world

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,

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.

Strongest nation in Africa

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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.

At least there is no money there

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.

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.

Jordan may be a monarchy, but still very safe and modern. Should be higher on the list.

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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.

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

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

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.

Persian, not Arabic. - MrCoolC

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.

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

Not an arab country, it's PERSIAN - darthvadern

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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.

Not a real country.

This isn't arabic - ElSherlock

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

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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.

Turk, not arabic. - MrCoolC

Not arabic - ElSherlock

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.

Was beautiful prior to the civil war - KingSlayer93316

Put Iraq in front of it lmao

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

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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.

Never heared about the country.
In 1948 you needed to declare independence instead of being greedy.

It is an awesome and fantastic country.

Not a country.

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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

Djibouti has generous people. And very hot at summer

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20 Sudan Sudan

It's just sad - Redrocky416


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)

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

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21 Bangladesh

Nothing like an arab country. Located on the other side of Asia - darthvadern

Super poor country it.

Who added this here!? It’s not even Arabic. - MrCoolC

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

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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.

Libya contain much history, and rich cultu

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

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23 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.

How is this a arabic country? - ElSherlock

America isn’t Arabic - KingSlayer93316

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

24 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.

This is not araic country

Turkic country - darthvadern

very poor

25 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.

Not even arabic - ElSherlock

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

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

It's Persian - ElSherlock

Not Arab. - MrCoolC

Persian country - darthvadern

This is not an Arab country.

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27 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.

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

There president dances so bad

Its not an arab country

not arab - Bearskater13

28 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.

Least famous arab country - darthvadern

29 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.

Turkic country - darthvadern

Stupid ass, turkmenistan isn't an arab country

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

That's not part of the arab league - darthvadern

Burkina Faso is not considered as an Arab country.

This is not arab this is black

32 Malta Malta Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.

European country - darthvadern

33 India India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. more.

Not arab at all - darthvadern

Asiatic country - ElSherlock

Not Arab - MrCoolC

34 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, officially known as the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in northern Central Asia, with a sliver of its territory west of the Ural River extending into Eastern Europe.

This country is turkic - darthvadern

Kazakstan is recomended the safest stan and was a really high on the most friendly country of 2017

35 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.

Nope, Don't live in right now. Women will get destroyed and (ARMED) men may also die. It used to be a peaceful country but now I don't know what happened,

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 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

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

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

Best country in the world!

It is better than Egypt at least

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

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

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37 Somalia Somalia

Somalia is the most dangerous - darthvadern

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

Yeah probably. The government definitely needs to improve first. Then it would maybe become a good tourist place - KingSlayer93316

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

Real life pirates of the Caribbean!

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38 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second highest peak (K-2) and ninth highest peak (Nanga Parbat) are more.

Punjabi, not arab at all - darthvadern

Pakistan is not Arab - KingSlayer93316

Its not an arab country while a good asian county

Not arab! - darthvadern

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39 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, formerly known as Kirghizia, is a landlocked country located in Central Asia.

Also turkic - darthvadern

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