Monday , November 20 2017

Opinion

Mogherini selfie

THE beautiful Italian woman, Federica Mogherini, who currently occupies the position High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, visited the Islamic Republic of Iran to attend the inauguration of Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani. Everybody watched Mogherini wearing a very modest dress while seated on the …

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Foreign law application in Kuwaiti courts depends on nature of each case – Couple need not go to US if they got married there and want to get divorce while residing in Kuwait

The application of foreign law in Kuwaiti courts depends on the nature of each case. This is an issue that foreign litigants (married couple) face whenever there is disagreement between them and they want to get a divorce, custody or even alimony. For example, if the couple got married in …

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The first victims of their own lies

SOME think that people will believe the lies they fabricate. It is really funny whenever those who fabricated lies turn out to be the first victims of their own lies. Among this kind of people is Asha’ab who is mentioned in Arab history. He used to tell lies and believe …

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Abdul-Mutaleb: The house has a Lord protecting it

WHEN Abraha Al-Habashi planned to demolish Ka’aba in 569 AD with the intention of making Al-Qalais in Sana’a the place where people perform Hajj, Allah Almighty sent a group of birds (Al-toyour Al-Ababeel) to protect His house. From that day, the Abashi leader did not understand the importance of a …

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Invasion Iraqi, not Saddami

‘In politics, there are no permanent enemies or friends, only permanent interests’: Winston Churchill By Yusuf Awadh Al-Azmi Looking at history, credibility of historical tales, the responsibilities of historians and integrity of historiography, we must call a spade a spade. The issue has nothing to do with enmity or peace, …

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We dream to live without mobiles!

RECENTLY, as I was passing through the arrival hall of Kuwait International Airport, my bag was placed on the baggage inspection belt by the porters. While waiting for my bag to come out of that inspection tunnel, I was surprised to notice something. The inspector who is supposed to monitor …

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Saturdays can no longer be counted towards paid annual holidays

With the recent amendments to Law No. 6 for the Year 2010 regarding Labor in the Private Sector, many human resource and finance departments are inquiring on how to properly adjust their internal systems to comply with the new law. The most significant change to the law is in regards …

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Kuwaitis & restructuring of government subsidies

In light of the decline in international oil prices due to the development of new techniques of extracting shale oil, which led to the reduction of the cost of its production and the high demand for natural gas, the oil producing countries – especially the majority of the GCC countries …

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‘Defenders of traitors’ are like those running from heat to fire

EXAMPLES of fate befalling those who betrayed their countries abound in history, whether in the ancient or modern era. For instance, Abu Raghal guiding Abraha Al-Habshi to the Ka’aba with the intention of using elephants in the house of God was a symbol of treachery, so people stoned his grave …

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