REVEALED: The countries leading the MidEast arms race

Arabian Business counts down the regional powers splashing the cash on military capabilities
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Tunisia - military spending: US$500m, or 1.4 percent of total GDP
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Bahrain - military spending: US$700m, or 3.9 percent of GDP
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Libya - military spending: US$1.1bn, or 5.1 percent of GDP
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Jordan - military spending: US$1.4bn, or 5.4 percent of GDP
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Lebanon - military spending: US$1.6bn, or 4.5 percent of GDP
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Qatar - military spending: US$2.4bn, or 3 percent of GDP
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Morocco - military spending: US$3.2bn, or 3.5 percent of GDP
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Oman - military spending: US$4.52bn, or 11 percent of GDP
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Egypt - military spending: US$4.3bn, or 2.8 percent of GDP
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Kuwait - military spending: US$4.6bn, or 5.1 percent of GDP
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Algeria - military spending: US$5.7bn, or 3.3 percent of GDP
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United Arab Emirates - military spending: US$16.1bn, or 5 percent of GDP
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Saudi Arabia - military spending: US$45.2bn, or 9.3 percent of GDP
Mon 30 Apr 2012 05:03 PM GST