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Monday, 24 June 2019

Is the Arab World becoming less religious?

Is the Arab world becoming less religious? The number of Arabs who describe themselves as non-religious has risen to 13% from 8% since 2013, according to research by BBC News Arabic. Working with the Arab Barometer, the broadcaster surveyed 25k people in the Arab region for their opinions on politics, social issues and religion. And what did they find?

  • Tunisia is the least religious Arab country
  • Most people are okay with the idea of a female prime minister
  • Putin gets more love than Trump
  • Israel is still enemy #1
  • Half of Sudanese people surveyed were thinking of emigrating.

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