Prince Alwaleed waves in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
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Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Alsaud maintained his long-running position as the wealthiest man in the Middle East with a $17.3 billion fortune, according to Forbes magazine.The report also focused on Turkey, noting that with 30 billionaires, the country has the most 10-figure fortunes of any nation in the Middle East.The magazine noted that there are only six female billionaires in the Middle East, all of whom inherited their wealth.It added that six of the billionaires in the Middle East made their fortunes in real estate, and five in telecoms. Nearly 60 percent of the Middle East's billionaires have self-made fortunes.
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