Forbes released its World’s Billionaires 2012 list with Carlos Slim Helú hanging on to the top spot with $69bn, followed by Bill Gates. [Link]

As far as Arab billionaires are concerned, HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud (Forbes rank: 29) topped the list with $21.3bn, followed by Mohammed Al Amoudi, and Mohammed Bin Issa Al Jaber, all from Saudi Arabia.

The first Lebanese on the list is Prime Minister Najib Mikati in 7th position with an estimated net worth of $3bn followed by his brother Taha Mikati with also $3bn. ex-Prime Minister Saad Hariri only came in 18th position with $1.7bn.

Bahaa, Ayman and Fahad el Hariri also made it to the top 30 Arab billionaires list.

You can check the full list [Here].