16 Jan Egypt ranks first place for most powerful Arab army
A list of the most powerful armies in the world for 2023 has been published by Global Fire Power, with Egypt taking first place for the most powerful Arab and African armies.
Globally, the US took the number one spot, followed by Russia, then China. A number of Middle Eastern countries also took advanced positions on both the global and localised lists.
Saudi Arabia maintained its position of number 22 in the world, while also being positioned as the second most powerful for Arab countries.
Egypt took the top spots for both the Arab countries list and the African countries list, while also picking up a spot at number 15 on the global list.
The UAE army was ranked fifth in the Arab world, and 56th globally.
According to Global Fire Power’s list the most powerful armies in the world are:
- The United States
- United Kingdom
- South Korea