The Arab world actually boasts the first and third tallest buildings in the world, and Yemen has the oldest skyscraper city in the world (are we compensating for something?), but what about the rest of the Arab nations? Click on the slideshow above to check out the tallest buildings in every Arab country. Not included in this list are Comoros, Djibouti, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Somalia and Tunisia.

Damascus Tower
15. Syria: Damascus Tower – 92 meters
Casablanca Twin Center Towers
14. Morocco: Casablanca Twin Center Towers – 115 meters
Libya: JW Marriott Hotel Tripoli
13. Libya: JW Marriott Hotel Tripoli – 125 meters
NTC Sudan
12. Sudan: National Telecommunication Corporate Tower – 130 meters
Baghdad Tower 1
11. Iraq: Baghdad Tower – 150 meters
 Platinum Towers
10. Lebanon: Platinum Towers – 153 meters
 Saleh Mosque
9. Yemen: Saleh Mosque – minarets reach 160 meters in height
Bahia Center Towers
8. Algeria: Bahia Center Towers – 175 meters each
Cairo Tower
7. Egypt: Cairo Tower – 187 meters
rotana amman
6. Jordan: Rotana Amman – 188 meters

 

Bahrain Financial Harbour Twin Towers
5. Bahrain: Bahrain Financial Harbour Twin Towers – 260 meters each
Aspire Tower
4. Qatar: Aspire Tower – 300 meters
Al Hamra Tower
3. Kuwait: Al Hamra Tower – 413 meters (Tallest sculpted tower in the world)
Saudi Abraj-al-Bait-Towers
14. Saudi Arabia: Abraj Al Bait Towers – 601 meters (Third tallest building in the world)
Saudi Abraj-al-Bait-Towers
2. Saudi Arabia: Abraj Al Bait Towers – 601 meters (Third tallest building in the world)
Burj Khalifa
1. United Arab Emirates: Burj Khalifa – 830 meters
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