Wednesday , April 25 2018

Ahmed Al Jarallah

When the ‘corrupt’ become shameless

COMBATING corruption is a trademark in election campaigns as candidates have been reiterating it for the past 30 years. But once they get elected, they start manipulating public funds and openly violate laws. One might exert pressure or even oblige ministers to employ his aides in positions for which they …

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Yemeni ‘coupists’ are writing their defeat

  THE hope of Houthis and Iran that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Arab coalition forces will be tired in the long war in Yemen has been shattered. They assumed that prolonging the conflict will prompt the coalition forces to let go of the endeavor to confront Iran’s …

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Oman … Qaboos’ Heart and Mind

THE National Day celebration of the Sultanate of Oman this year is different in form and substance compared to the previous years. This is because this year’s celebration is coupled with challenges and the persistence to continue on the path of progress led by the symbol of challenge — Sultan …

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Oman … Qaboos’ Heart and Mind

THE National Day celebration of the Sultanate of Oman this year is different in form and substance compared to the previous years. This is because this year’s celebration is coupled with challenges and the persistence to continue on the path of progress led by the symbol of challenge — Sultan …

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Law does not protect insult

THIS is a clear principle: “The law does not protect idiots,” and another principle has been added to democratic systems: “Freedom of expression and opinion does not mean violating the rights of others.” Unfortunately, a huge number of Kuwaitis do not understand the meaning of freedom of expression and opinion …

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Reconsider democracy

IS DEMOCRACY in its old age when diseases that weaken countries increase? This question crossed the minds of political observers after seeing the results of experiences in the last 10 years, whether in the United States of America where democracy made Donald Trump become president as a result of using …

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Trump quake

AMERICANS have elected their president, far from the results of opinion polls. The choice was surprising. In fact, it was an ‘earthquake’ as some international officials described the win of Donald Trump. Perhaps Trump, the president-elect who entered the election campaign depending mostly on himself, properly read the American populace …

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To the candidates: ‘rope of lies’ short

IT IS now clear that we are heading towards an election which is different in form and substance from the previous elections. As it appears, this election is almost a referendum on efficacy of the one-vote system and its outcome on one hand, and on the other hand, the candidates …

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El-Sisi … and measures on how to fish

VERY few are the medicines which do not taste bitter and they are the ones necessary for a body to recover from ailment. The pain which came with recent economic measures adopted by Egypt’s government are overdue remedial steps, given that it would have been more suitable if such steps …

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Egypt will not be bitten twice by ‘Brotherhood’

WHOEVER imagines that Egypt can be reversed to willingly submit itself as a victim to those who desire to make the country an easy prey is wrong, especially after the difficulties and experiences its citizens passed through. The Muslim Brotherhood Movement, which has been hoping for possible return to governance …

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