Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Photos: 100 Most Influential Arabs In The World

Respected news source Arabian Business have put together what they consider to be the world's 100 most influential Arabs in 2017.
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The list considers all spheres of influence including business, media, fashion, sport, medicine, science and activism and from over 1,000 candidates, they formed a list of just 100.
The articles does stress the list is subjective, however each and every person on the list has had a defined impact on the world. 
See the full list here.
Below are the top 10:

10. Ahmed Abou Hashima - CEO of the Egyptian Steel Group



9. Khaldoon Al Mubarak - CEO of the Mubadala Development Company


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8. Amin Nasser - CEO of Saudi Arabian Oil Company

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7. Hesham Al Qassim - CEO for wasl Asset Management Group 


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6. Gigi Hadid - Fashion

Palestine (US)

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5. Zinedine Zidane - Sport

Algeria (France)

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4. Bader Kharafi - Kuwaiti businessman


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3. Mohamed Alabbar - chairman of Emaar properties


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2. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum - CEO of the Emirates Group


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1. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal - diversified interests

Saudi Arabia

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Note: The list excluded anyone involved in Arab world governments and ruling families.


  1. The number one is always number one!
    Up Prince Talal

    Long live TBW

  2. The number one is always number one!
    Up Prince Talal

    Long live TBW


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