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Seven Israelis appear on the Forbes magazine list of the richest Middle East billionaires.

A Saudia Arabian investor, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud, tops the list of the richest in the region.

Business tycoon Stef Wertheimer is ranked 10th. Shari Arison, owner of Bank Hapoalim, is No. 11 and the only woman. She is followed by diamond mogul Lev Leviev at 12, real estate king Yitzhak Tshuva at 13 and Yuli Sami Ofer at 14. Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan completes the list at No. 20.

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