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.

First of all millionaires, second of all, it's way more developed than all these other Arab countries although they do have some human rights abuse claims. If I were to live in the Middle East I'd pick the UAE in a heartbeat, simply because Dubai and Abu Dhabi are so much better than other Arab cities in my opinion. Of course they are going to have Islamic laws but they aren't as strict or restrictive as other countries.

IT'S AMAZING! Its very pretty and modern and I feel very secure! It's A GOOD PLACE FOR SUMMER! SO GO AND HAVE THE MOST FUN VACATION!

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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!

Lebanon > UAE
UAE is way too expensive.

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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.

Safe and beautiful

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4 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 the best because it is upcoming very fast. very rich. very clean, and has the most open minded people who are open to anything. the food is very international. kuwait also has nice weather in the winter where nights can go below 0 celsius unlike the other countries in the gulf. it has some of the best shopping and is an overall very international and heavily cultured middle eastern country with history of mesopotamia and colonization from the greeks,etc.

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5 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.

Egypt is number one
and will stay number one

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6 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

Friendly people peaceful and calm place

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7 Moracco

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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8 Iran Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia.

First off all we are persian not arab second you didn't put any factor or option that we can enable to compare countries to each other! For example you can't compare kuwait with iran because iran is so much bigger so we have a lot of culture and etc,

Oh my god what is this? Are you retarded or something? Even a 7 year old kid knows that iran is not an Arab country. You really need to upgrade your knowledge

What the hell is wrong with your education? Iran isn't arab.

Iran is not an arabic country but it is in the middle east.

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9 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!

Best place to live. I'm originally from here and it should definitely be no1

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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.

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.

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 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.

Greatest arab country for freedom, hospitality, tolerance( way more tolerant than euopeans. amazing food, culture and country. not a good muslim country to visit if you're into ISIS

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? 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.

The Contenders

11 Bahrain Bahrain

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

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.

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

Bahrain is literally the best arab country. Very liberal and modern

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12 Morocco Morocco

One of the best places to visit in the world

The best countrie to visit in the world lot of cultures multiple beautiful beaches people very respectful and very open minded better than European people

Very nice country

Already on here

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13 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.

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

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

The most beautiful & Holy land on earth - ListOfAllTopTensEduOrgBD

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14 Israel Israel Israel, officially the State of Israel is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

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

It's not arabic or even a country It's just Jewish superstition in my opinion

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15 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

The most beautiful arab country

Algeria is the biggest country in africa and too near for Europe
Algeria is one of the best countries even they are making a mosk and it will be the second biggest mosk in the world

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16 Syria Syria

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 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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18 Palestine Palestine

It is an awesome and fantastic country.

Not a country.


19 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.

Sudanese people hate Sudan because they can not say their opinion because of the government but all people wont to change their country.
Did you know that Sudan have many resources ask me I am Sudanese.

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20 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.

It's not Arab

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