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Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East

Includes WMD profiles of 11 countries, regional overviews, and reference tables of ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, and combat aircraft deployed.
Updated: Nov 14, 2006

Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East

Includes WMD profiles of 11 countries, regional overviews, and reference tables of ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, and combat aircraft deployed.

Current WMD Middle East Information

Please note this section is no longer being updated. For the latest Middle East WMD information, please visit these links:

Country Profiles
Information on nuclear, biological & chemical weapons and missile programs, with details on capabilities, facilities, chronologies, and imports/exports.

CNS maintains these Country Profile databases for the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI).

Overviews on Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) Weapons

WMD Use and Conflict in the Middle East

Issue Briefs

Interactive Resources on Smuggling and Foreign Suppliers

Country Profiles of WMD Capabilities, Programs, Use, and Treaty Membership

  • Algeria (Updated: April 2006)
  • Egypt (Updated: April 2006)
  • Iran (Updated: April 2006)
  • Iraq (Updated: April 2006)
  • Israel (Updated: April 2006)
  • Libya (Updated: April 2006)
  • Saudi Arabia (Updated: March 2006)
  • Sudan (Updated: April 2006)
  • Syria (Updated: April 2006)
  • Turkey (Corrected: November 2006)
  • Yemen (Updated: April 2006)

Delivery Systems

Range/Payload of Deployed Missiles

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