Insight

Why do we blame the US?

Regardless of our opinion about Donald Trump, he’ll remain the American President for the next four years and tenure might even be extended to eight years. For this reason, we need to coexist with reality, knowing the unprecedented opposition Trump faces at home and abroad. For the first time, we …

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First step in anti-graft war

AL-QABAS newspaper never had an editorial as sad and disappointing as the one published on Jan 26. The topic was about Kuwait being ranked as the worst Gulf country in terms of corruption. It is very difficult to hear such news about Kuwait especially since it used to be called …

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‘End strife on power road’ – Liberals pursuing illusion

Some of the hardcore liberalists, not fake ones like me, believe that it is possible to control the Muslim Brotherhood Group and “tame” them. They think the Muslim Brotherhood Group leaders can be merged into the political flow after the ban on them is lifted. They argue that this group …

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Kuwait different today – ‘Thanks for breaking monotony’

An Egyptian satirist Jalal Amer once said, “Advanced countries place their citizens on the head but the governments of developing countries place their citizens inside the head”. He also said, “What is great about our countries is that they put carbon papers between days of the week so that all …

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Slaves to technology

No doubt, most of us are being carried away by information technology and have become slaves to our smartphones. Our attention is often captured by the huge number of messages that comes to us every minute. Most of the time, these messages are trivial, silly and not worth wasting time …

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‘It takes two to tango’ – Moral degradation peaks

The efficient Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh revealed that there are more than 57,000 cases of people in Kuwait who have been pretending to be physically disabled in order to receive monthly allowances from the state for years. Al-Sabeeh said many of them forged their medical reports …

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‘Learn to do your own work’ – ‘Sacrifice interests’

We along with many others have been urging the government to rationalize expenditures, reduce salaries and allowances of major state officials, cancel tenders that are not urgent, and close down inactive bodies such as the authority for revising laws. There were a number of MPs who called for increased restrictions …

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Virtuous have peaceful sleep

Joe Biden is considered as a model of professional politician in the West. He started his political career at a very early age of 29 years as the Senator of Delaware State near Washington. During his time as a senator, Biden used to take the train to the Congress and …

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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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