Top 10 Findings
An overwhelming majority of young Arabs reject Daesh (ISIS) and believe the group will fail to establish an Islamic State.
Lack of jobs and opportunities is seen as the number one recruitment driver for Daesh.
Many young Arabs believe Sunni-Shia relations are deteriorating and that religion plays too big of a role in the Middle East.
Saudi Arabia, UAE, and the United States are seen as top allies in the region while Iran’s influence is on the rise.
Young Arabs are divided on the Iranian nuclear deal and the Syrian conflict.
Five years after fighting for political freedom during the Arab Spring, today most young Arabs prioritise stability over democracy.
Arab youth want their leaders to do more to improve the personal freedoms and human rights of citizens, particularly women.
The UAE is viewed as a model country that is economically secure, and is the most favoured nation to live in and set up a business.
ARAB YOUTH ARE INCREASINGLY CONCERNED ABOUT FALLING OIL PRICES, BUT MOST STILL BELIEVE THEY ARE ENTITLED TO SUBSIDISED ENERGY.
MORE YOUNG ARABS GET THEIR DAILY NEWS ONLINE THAN FROM TV OR PRINT MEDIA.