The history of the Arab Bank, which was founded in 1930 is closely linked to family Schuman, founder, Abdul Hameed Shoman, whose personal life reads successes exceptional and unprecedented compared to his age and time, where he had the vision and ambition of Abdel Hamid Shoman, founder credited with creating the Arab Bank has played and continues to play an important role in shaping the life of the United and their economies. After his death in 1974 succeeded by his son, Abdul Majeed Shoman who presided over the Board of Directors of Arab Bank and the work to add a lot of achievements of the Bank, where he worked to increase the Bank's activities through the expansion of banking network of branches in various parts of the world and the most important international financial centers. With more than 30 years of banking experience held AHS - grandson of the founder - the post of Director-General, and then was elected after the death of his father Abdul Majeed Shoman in 2005 as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Arab Bank, where he continued the policy of the tender, and maintained the noble objectives of the Bank, and the transfer of performance to new levels of excellence, and work to strengthen the Bank advanced its presence in the international banking arena, and to enhance its operations and activities and its branches and the level of banking products and services offered to its customers in addition to developing and deepening the concept of banking and increase the great achievements of this institution giant. Tomorrow, the Arab Bank today beta for established banking experience, where it operates from its headquarters in Jordan was the largest branch network in the Middle East and North Africa, and enjoys a prime location in the most important global financial markets through its presence in thirty countries on five continents where there are the Arab Bank Group through 400 branches and institutions and subsidiaries in Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Yemen, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Sudan, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain, the United States of America, Singapore, China, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Australia, Turkey. Arab Bank's work over the past few years to expand the scope of its spread and expand its international presence to provide services and products, banking and diversified financial solutions to a broader base of clients returned to work to the Syrian Arab Republic in 2005 and through the establishment of Arab Bank - Syria's move comes on the sidelines of openness and economic reform which was initiated by the Syrian government, and on the sidelines of the aspirations of the Syrian private sector cooperation and partnership orientation of the Arab and foreign. After this step, Arab Bank was the first Arab financial institution to feel the huge changes taking place in the reform the Syrian economy and cooperate with it as a prelude to the entry of a strategic partnership with the sectors of the Syrian market which is witnessing rapid economic developments. Arab Bank is seeking through its presence in the Syrian market to contribute to the service of the Syrian economy in terms of providing advanced banking services, which were accumulated through his extensive experience of banking in addition to contributing to linking the Syrian economy to other economies through Arab Bank branches spread in 30 countries on five continents . To keep pace with increasing demand for Islamic banking services the bank has opened a window of an Arab Muslim in Qatar, and completed the procedures necessary to direct the bank's operations in accordance with the rules of Islamic law in Sudan through the Sudanese Arab Bank-owned subsidiary of Arab Bank and a capital of U.S. $ 50 million and the Arab Bank is currently working to establish an Islamic window Abu Dhabi. The Arab Bank, one of the most fundamental pillars of the Arab economy through its branch network and its period in different countries and durability of Finance, the Bank is working always to promote the message that it was established through the strengthening commercial ties between different countries in which it operates, the development of products and services. The Arab Bank has adopted a clear strategy based on the service economy and improving the business environment by financing a large number of projects in various sectors including commercial, industrial, tourism and construction, educational, cultural, transportation, exploration and extraction of natural resources and wealth in many countries and wherever it is present global network of branches and its subsidiaries and affiliates which provided loans for the establishment of infrastructure facilities and the establishment of housing projects and scientific institutes, hotels, universities, schools, stadiums and cultural industries, the various first and foremost gas industry, iron and steel and cement industry, navigation and marine transportation, petrochemicals, fertilizers, steel, aluminum, wood, cement, medicines, construction of dams, also contributed to projects of energy production and electricity generation and water desalination, and telephone Transport and roads, railways, ports, airports and airline companies. The Arab Bank is ranked among the top financial institutions globally, as awarded by Moody's ratings to A2 for financial strength and A3 for foreign currency long-term as well as future projections Stable Outlook, also confirmed the Bretton category International Tribunals Fitch and Standard & Poor's rating of Arab Bank's long-term foreign currency level with the index of A-stable. At the end of the year 2008 budget showed the Arab Bank Group growing in various items with a total profit before taxes and after provisions 1,061 (one billion and sixty million dollars), compared with $ 964 million for the same period of 2007, an increase of $ 97 million, an increase of 10% The total customer deposits grew by 27% and reached $ 31.4 billion and the total number of credit facilities by 16% to $ 22.5 billion and total assets rose to $ 45.6 billion, an increase of 19%.