Saturday , January 21 2017

Insight

Need green areas to breathe

Al-Seyassah daily published an article written by our friend (the gentleman) Fahd Al-Me’ejel in which he requested HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who’s the most outstanding personality in Kuwait, to intervene and prevent the transformation of the old Ministry of Public Works premises in Mirqab (Kuwait City) …

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Gas stations and Failaka (II)

Failaka Island used to supply Kuwait with required quantity of vegetables, when it caught the eyes of archaeologists who were searching for ancient monuments. Danish archaeologists were the first to come to Failaka in 1958 for carrying out excavations. It is said that Carlsberg Company, owner of the well-known beer …

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The roots of terrorism

There is a saying by Alija Izetbegoviç which goes like this — “Do not kill mosquitoes, but dry the swamps”. Our societies today are injected with terrorism. The intelligence is tremendously working on planting a bomb in each and every house and forcing us to wrap explosive belts around our …

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Gas stations and Failaka

A few days ago, I went to a gas station, to fill petrol in my car and I felt I was in a totally different country. The station was clean, well lit and had clean and healthy facilities, with a supermarket, a few mini fast-food restaurants, touch of welcome and smile …

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‘Just a tip of the iceberg’

I always get many mixed feelings each time I read or hear reports about attempts being foiled to smuggle huge quantities of alcohol into the country. Historically, it was not allowed to consume alcohol openly in Kuwait. Even until the issuance of the Law No. 206 in the mid-1960s, alcohol was …

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The role of men of religion

A cleric of any religion has a duty to perform and the need for this duty increases or decreases with the degree of progress or failure of society. The ratio of the number of men of religion to the total number of population differs from one society to another and is …

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‘Deviates’ spell more chaos

Abu Ali Sina, quote says, ‘Muslims are plagued by those who believe that they know more than others, and think that God did not guide any people other than them’! At the beginning of the Syrian revolution I wrote in favor of the demands of the revolutionaries and wished President …

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Natural evolution of faith – ‘Change necessary’

All the religions of the world, without exception are subjected to change which has been imposed by the circumstances of life, and the proportion of this change varies from one area to another and from one people to another. These changes have lasted for periods longer or shorter, depending on …

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Slaves of habits, traditions – Flow with the tide

A man bought a mule, went to a neighbor and asked him for a rope to tie it. The neighbor apologized and advised him to put his hands around the neck of the mule and the mule will believe something is tying his neck and refuse to move. The next morning …

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