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Bahrain safest country in the Arab world: survey
Bahrain is the safest country in the Arab and the Middle East regions and the sixth internationally, it has been revealed.
An international survey carried out by Numbeo, the biggest free database on cities and countries worldwide, stated in accordance with 2014 crime indicators that Bahrain achieved 79.48 points on safety indicators, trailing Malta, which is ranked first in the world with a total of 85.83, South Korea, Isle of Man, Japan and Georgia, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
The UAE was ranked seventh safest country in the world ahead of Singapore, Taiwan, Qatar and Hong Kong. Oman came in 18th position, Saudi Arabia in 21st and Kuwait in 41st, indicating that Gulf countries are among the safest in the world.
Afghanistan, Venezuela, Guatemala, Kenya, Trinidad and Tobago came at the top of the crime indicators list. [ source ]
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