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Your Guide to Influence in the Middle East

The Al-Monitor Rankings

The Al-Monitor Rankings™ are a regular index of lobbying and influence in the Middle East. Details about the ranking methodology are provided in the analysis on each country's profile page. The rankings are updated frequently to reflect changes in policy wins, lobbying strength and public perception.

1

Israel

$4 Million

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

8

REGISTERED AGENTS

2

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
3

Iran

$511,000

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

6

REGISTERED AGENTS

4

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
3

Qatar

$11.1 Million

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

66

REGISTERED AGENTS

26

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
5

Morocco

$1.6 Million

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

12

REGISTERED AGENTS

6

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
5

U.A.E.

$18.2 Million

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

82

REGISTERED AGENTS

15

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
8

Kurdistan Regional Government

$1.1 Million

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

16

REGISTERED AGENTS

5

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
8

Saudi Arabia

$31.5 Million

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

108

REGISTERED AGENTS

20

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
8

Bahrain

$1.4 Million

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

25

REGISTERED AGENTS

4

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
10

Kuwait

$0

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

0

REGISTERED AGENTS

0

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
10

Libya

$0

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

22

REGISTERED AGENTS

1

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
12

Tunisia

$285,000

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

3

REGISTERED AGENTS

1

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
12

Syria

$545,000

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

5

REGISTERED AGENTS

3

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
15

Yemen

$0

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

8

REGISTERED AGENTS

1

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
15

Algeria

$530,000

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

4

REGISTERED AGENTS

2

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
15

Egypt

$3.2 Million

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

0

REGISTERED AGENTS

1

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
18

Iraq

$536,000

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

6

REGISTERED AGENTS

3

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
18

Western Sahara

$50,000

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

3

REGISTERED AGENTS

1

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
18

Jordan

$66,000

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

6

REGISTERED AGENTS

2

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
19

Oman

$50,000

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

0

REGISTERED AGENTS

0

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
21

Palestine

$603,000

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

14

REGISTERED AGENTS

2

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
21

Lebanon

$950,000

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

19

REGISTERED AGENTS

3

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS
22

Turkey

$5.6 Million

LOBBYING SPEND (2018)

34

REGISTERED AGENTS

8

LOBBYING/PR FIRMS