Most of the Arab countries have a higher happiness index than Lebanon except Iraq, Palestinian Territories and Syria. I can’t say I am surprised specially after everything we’ve been through in the past 3 years.

Here’s the complete ranking list for Arab countries:
14- UAE
23- Oman
27- Qatar
32- Kuwait
33- Saudi Arabia
74- Jordan
79- Bahrain
97- Lebanon
105- Iraq
113- Palestian Territories (vs Israel in 11th spot worldwide)
130- Egypt
148- Syria

Check out the full report [Here].

The happiest people in the world apparently reside in northern Europe, according to a 156-nation survey published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Released Monday, the 2013 World Happiness Report ranks the happiest countries around the globe, with Denmark, Norway and Switzerland leading the pack. Among North American countries, Canada took sixth place, while Mexico (16) slightly outranked the U.S. (17). [HuffPost]

The yellow line indicates the period between 2005 and 2007 while the blue line indicates the period between 2010 and 2012.