Most Developed Countries in the Middle East

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The Top Ten

1 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.

A small but powerful nation, Israel is a democracy and has highly educated population boasting great advancements in weapons, medicine and technology. - 4894938

The only democracy in the middle east, the safest country to visit and live. - gracecrook

I hate Israel and all their warcrimes upon the people of Palestine but I will admit that this foe is developed. - NoobTuber

Not even vote-worthy. Most start ups per capita, most museums per capita, most scientific academic papers per capita highest entrepreneurship rate in the world amongst people aged 55+ and amongst women, the only country to enter the 21st century with a net gain in trees, 2nd most PhDs per capita.
Highest score on HDI, very financially developed and built up despite the hardships it has and the hostile neighbors.

2 Cyprus Cyprus Cyprus, officially the Republic of Cyprus, is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, off the coasts of Syria and Turkey.
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.

World richest country

World richest country

4 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.
5 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.
6 Iran Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia.

Now Israel yes, but Saudi Arabia being more advanced than Iran is just absurd. The country imports even mineral water.

Isreal, ok but KSA is more developed than Iran? Is this a joke

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

Best in the world third most valuable currency in the world RIAL OMANI

10 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, ...read more.

The Contenders

11 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, ...read more.
12 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.

Egypt is EXTREMELY developed. It pretty much created modern civilization, and is extremely powerful. One of the oldest countries in the world.

While ancient Egypt was one of the earliest-known civilizations, it is hardly the oldest, and certainly did NOT "pretty much create modern civilization." Ancient Greece and Rome were the prototypes for, and greatest influences on, modern
civilization.

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

Seeing qatar in the top list,lol

14 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 ...read more.

BEST

15 Tunisia Tunisia Tunisia, officially the Tunisian Republic or the Republic of Tunisia is the northernmost country in Africa, covering 165,000 square kilometres.
16 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.
17 Iraq Iraq
18 Syria Syria
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