Sunday , January 21 2018

Insight

The wonderful Mutairi – ‘Policeman’ deserved to be honored

LAST Thursday as I was driving back home, it was past 3pm and the temperature was about 34 degree Centigrade. I then noticed a patrol vehicle stop behind a small pickup vehicle on a side road parallel to the Fifth Ring Road. I wanted to see what had happened but …

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Renewing of elites… & advisors

DESPITE ongoing developments in Kuwait, as well as the regional and global spectra; minimal change is observed in the methods adopted by a force or another. This is in spite of the promises that some made, whether in the constituents, institutions, political faction or even the civil society. In most …

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Arabs and conspiracy theory (Part 2)

IN THE article written by Mohammad Al-Hashmi for the news website “Shafaf”, he wondered about the role played by Arab leaders during the period that determined the destiny of the entire Arab world. There is no doubt that such a role was nil, as their abilities are very low compared …

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Statement foils attempt by parliamentary ‘exploiters’

THE action taken by the Kuwaitis whose citizenships were revoked was excellent, especially after they issued a statement which stopped the parliamentarians from frivoling with their case, and instead redirecting it to its proper course. The MPs exploited the sufferings of these people with the aim of fulfilling their own …

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Arabs and conspiracy theory

MOHAMMAD Al-Hashmi wrote an extended article for the news website “Shafaf”, explaining the international circumstances that led to the issuance of the Belfour Declaration. I will try to summarize the article and give my comment in brief. Al-Hashmi said the declaration was issued due to many reasons but did not …

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Incantation via WhatsApp – Isn’t it the height of ignorance?

THE widespread ignorance in our countries will indeed destroy us if it continues at this rate. There are evidences indicating the extent that ignorance has reached. They include the huge number of trivial and false messages, some of which eventually become superstitions. Unfortunately, these messages are being exchanged as though …

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Cleaning the ‘stairs’

The Tanzanian President John Magufuli is considered one of the biggest enemies of corruption. On the first day he was elected about two years ago, Magufuli took firm actions against corrupt employees. When he made a random visit to the Civil Service Council, he issued strict penalties against employees who …

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The most important spare part – ‘Drive safely’

SUMMER is back, bringing some problems for cars. Nothing in the car requires us to be sure about more than the tyres which, in many cases, separate life and death. Due to extreme temperatures in Kuwait, tyres deteriorate faster than usual so they need special care. We should check the …

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Superstition of origins

There has been a recent increase in the circulation of lists related to the origins of Kuwaiti families and tribes. These lists have many true facts which are actually not significant, but what is important to note is that these lists include large number of false claims and serious mistakes …

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‘The Devil’s Horse’ – Cheap mode of public transport

Bicycle is a cheap mode of public transportation especially in poor countries. It has recently become fashionable and a sport in advanced countries, and is considered as an ideal way to traverse through crowded cities. It also symbolizes the need to save the environment. More than one billion and 200 …

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