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Tuesday , November 13 2018

Insight

Me and the Interior Ministry

Because of my nature and for many other reasons, I don’t do not befriend the personnel of the Ministry of Interior in spite of the fact that there are among them those who deserve a lot of love and respect. Not only that, I am not pleased with the way …

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Clear-cut message to all – ‘Join world for peace’

During a conference in Herzliya, Israel, in 2013 the former CIA Director James Woolsey stated the West is fighting a ‘third world war’ based on religion. He pointed out on one side there are the religious fanatics — Shiites, Sunnis, who have different concepts about jihad and thereafter. Woolsey said …

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Opera, customs, traditions

I think that the image of the building of Kuwait Opera, will soon overtake the image of Kuwait Towers as one of the topmost tourist attractions in the country and this does not only mean this edifice of importance but other landmarks such as the water storage tanks and the unaccountable …

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Keyboard nations wails

Few weeks ago, we saw a hashtag “Express Anger for Aleppo” on Twitter. It was preceded by several other headlines advocating support for Syria and urging for outburst, protest and fury over the atrocities against Muslims within their territories. This situation started precisely after March 15, 2011 when the people …

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The need for humanity

The world having become a single global village, no country can afford to live in isolation especially after seeing what is happening around them and recognizing the global dramatic changes. This is not logical! AbdulRahim, an Afghan Muslim soldier, lost both hands after a landmine explosion which almost killed him. …

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A difficult decision

Iraqi Council of Representatives announced the issuance of a law to ban the sale of alcoholic beverages in Iraq. We do not want to elaborate on talking about the gravity of the decision and the mistake of issuing such a decision and the negative consequences to the security of the …

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‘Spend cash on better project’ – ‘Reforms don’t come easy’

A friend of mine who happens to be a well-known consultant doctor with a good reputation called me, saying he wanted to visit me for discussing an issue that was on his mind. I welcomed him because it was an opportunity to offer consultation to a person who usually offers consultation. …

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Opera House … some thoughts

As I was watching the televised opening ceremony of the Opera House (Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center), my mind wandered and I remembered the university project in Shadadiya particularly the continuous delay and weird problems that have been haunting this project from the beginning. Due to fire incidents in this …

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Unbeliever and ‘nice guy’

One of my friends told me that when he uttered my name in the Diwan of the ‘Wajeeh’, the owner turned away his face and labeled me as unbeliever. In response to my friend I said: the gesture of the Wajeeh and his description of me is a Legion of …

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The unaccessible minister

I recently sent a message on the Twitter account of Ministry of Education and Higher Education, asking for an appointment to meet the minister Dr Bader Al-Essa. I wanted to present some useful ideas and suggestions directly to the minister, his deputy or any other responsible official. I used to be …

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