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From: StockDung12/11/2007 11:37:05 AM
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29. $1.1 BILLION Adnan Kashoggi Saudi Arabia

The international arms dealer has swapped his business life for the celebirty jet set circuit in recent years.

The World's 50 Richest Arabs
1. $20.15 BILLION
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud
Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Prince runs a business empire thar now streches across four continents. It has now also made him the world's fourth richest man.

2. $9,2 BILLION
Nasser Al Kharafi

The tycoon has made his fortune from range of industries, and now adding to it by helping rebuild Iraq.

3. $6.8 BILLION
The Olayan Family
Saudi Arabia

The Olyan Group started life over fifty years ago as small trucking group. Today it is a world class diversified industrials company.

4. $6.7 BILLION
The Bin Laden Family
Saudi Arabia

The Bin Laden Family run one of the world's most successful consturction companies.

5. $5.2 BILLION
Rafik Al-Hariri

The Prime Minister of Lebano is also one of the world's riches Arabs, thanks to the massive constuction group he owns.

6. $4.5 BILLION
Mahdi al-Tajir

Al-Tajir has benn rich for three decades. Nobody has made more money out of Dubai's status as a free trade port.

7. $4.1 BILLION
Abdul AZIZ Al Qhurair family

The tycoon owns the oldest bank in the UAE, and even his grandparents have a habit of making good money.

8. $3.8 BILLION
The Kanoo Family

The family is not shy to declare the scale of its wealth. It has produced a book on it.

9. $3.5 BILLION
Majid Al Futtaim

The Al-Futtaim Group split ar board level four yeares ago, with the founding brothers takeing separate divisions.

10. $3.4 BILLION
Abdulla Al Futtaim

The exclusive UAE dealership for several carmakers has helped turn Abdulla into a Dubai billionire. And he's getting even richer.

11. $3.35 BILLION
Saleh Al Rajhi
Saudi Arabia

The Al Rajhi family own one of the Gulf's biggest investment banks.

12. $3.3 BILLION
Khalid bin Mafouz
Saudi Arabia

Khalid Bin Mafouz has been stuck down by illness, leaving his family to look after the massive fortune he built up.

13. $2.95 BILLION
Mohamed Jameel
Saudi Arabia

Jameel not only runs the worl's largest Toyota dealership, he is also in charge of Saudi Arabia's bigges finance firm

14. $2.5 BILLION
Nadhmi Auchi

The tycoon is Itaq's richest man, though not without legal problems

15. $2 BILLION
Faisal Al Ayyar

Al Ayyar runs Kuwait's biggest private company, with operations in 70 countries.

16. $1.8 BILLION
Saudi Arabia
Sulaiman Bin Abdul Al Rajhi

The tycoon is one of four brother's sharing their banking family cash

17. $1.65Mohammed Al Amoudi
Mohammed Al Amoudi

He is the second largest invester in Sweden and Ethopia, owning a lavish hotel

18. $1.63 BILLION
Mohammed AL Fayed

Now 71 years old, there is no sign of the Egyption born tycoon slowing down.

19. $1.6 BILLION
Mohammed Bin Issa AL Jabber
Saudi Arabia

AL Jabber is the Saudi tycoon who likes to spend, spend and spend. Just ask fellow billionair Warren Buffett.

20. $1.5 BILLION
Wafic Said

The Mr Fixit of arams world has made a fortune over the last two decades.

21. $1.45 BILLION
The Al Shaya Family

The Al Shaya Group is over a century old. Its latest ventures is rolling out the Starbuckes brand in the Gulf.

22. $1.4 BILLION
Maan AL-Sanea

Maan Al-Sanea's background is in flying jets, but he gave it all up make a huge it all up to make a huge fortune in civil engineering.

23. $1.35 BILLION
Saleh Kamel
Saudi Arabia

Saleh Kamel has a passion for media. It is one that has cost him a small fortune along the way. But he hasn't stopped.

24. $1.3 BILLION
Al Zamil Family
Saudi Arabia

The family employs around 8,000 people in one of the Saudi Arabia's largest private enterprises.

25. $1.25 BILLION
Khalaf Al Habtoor

He is the pioneering builder behind the world fampous seven star Burj Al Arab in Dubai.

26. $1.2 BILLION
Mohamed Al Bahar

Al Bahra is widely seen as being the elder statesman of Gulf business.

27. $1.15 BILLION
The Dabbagh Family
Saudi Arabia

The Dabbagh Group was initially founded by Sheikh Abdulla Dabbagh in 1962, a former Saudi Minister for Agriculture.

28. $1.12 BILLION
The Jameel Family
Saudi Arabia

Abdul Latif Jameel runs a huge financial and motoring services group in Afria and across Asia

29. $1.1 BILLION
Adnan Kashoggi
Saudi Arabia

The international arms dealer has swapped his business life for the celebirty jet set circuit in recent years.

30. $980 MILLION
The Al Rostomani Family

The family started in business launching Dubai's first ever book shop Al-Ahliya library.

31. $950 MILLION
The Boodai Family

The family's latest money making vnture is the launch of low cost airline based in Kuwait.

32. $900 MILLION
Simon Halabi

The Syrian born property dealer has made the UK his home, and is buying more property in the country.

33. $800 MILLION
Naguib Sawiris

The tycoon is plannig a strike on the Iraqi mobile networks market, which will make him even richer.

34. $700 MILLION
Al Tayer Family

The family runs one of the most diversified industria groups in the Gulf, based in the UAE.

35. $630 MILLION
The Shoman Family

The family of the founder Arab Bank has kept the financial torch burning.

36. $610 MILLION
Mohammed Ali Alabbar

The chairman of Emaar properties has his hands in several other business pies across the world.

37. $600 MILLION
Mohammed Al Suwaidi
Saudi Arabia

Al Suwaidi runs a prominent Saudi based group which is looking at a stock market flotation.

38. $550 MILLION
Rashid AL Habtoor

The polo playing son of Khalaf Al Habtooe has made a fortune in his own right.

39, $520 MILLION
Saeb Nahas

Saeb Nahas made a packet trading with Saddam Hussein's former regime in Iraq for a number of years .

40. $510 MILLION
Othman Al Aa'di

When it comes to runnig fabulous hotels, no-one does it better than Othman Al Aa'idi.

41. $425 MILLION
Abdulrahman Saad Al Rashid
Saudi Arabia

Saad Al-Rashi is doing so well, he has just made a huge donation to open an Arab University in Hong Kong.

42. $420 MILLION
Mohammed Khalfan bin Kharbash

The chairman of the UAE's state owned telecomes provider is also the country's finance minister- and a very rich one.

43. $415 MILLION
Dr. Omar Al Zawawi

Textiles and industrial goods have helped make Oman's special represntative for foreighn affairs a wealthy man.

44. $410 MILLION
Iskander Sada

He left war torn lebanon ar age of 22, and made his cash by arranging business deals for western companies.

45. $380 MILLION
Mouna Ayoub

Divorced four years ago and Ayoub's pay off, plus the assests she kept, have made her one of the world's richest Arab women.

46. $350 MILLION
Sam Hamman

He was born in Lebanon but made his mark in the UK by taking over small soccer clubs.

47. $310 MILLION
Fawaz Zureikat

The oil for food programme was by the Iraqi regime, with many benefactors.

48. $300 MILLION
Ahmad Zayat

Ahmad Zayat's company made its big money in the Middle East by promoting non-alcoholic beer.

49. $300 MILLION
The Alizera Family
Saudi Arabia

The family has made its cash from number of ventures, with a history dating back over 100 years.

50. $215 MILLION
Ramy and Michael Lakah

The infamous Egyption brothers are extremely rich, but have run into trouble recently.
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