Opinion

Happy with dream come true

In honor of the reputation of more than fifty countries, and for other reasons, the state allows the citizens of these countries to avail visas on arrival at any point of entry. I do not know about the situation at the land and sea ports, but I know for sure …

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From Eisenhower to El-Sisi … a ‘renaissance’ made by generals of discipline, national loyalty

THREE months from now, Egypt will be heading to an historic event — the presidential election. Egyptians will choose either to complete the development process and State building or return to square one — after the uprising on Jan 25, 2017. Therefore, every Egyptian needs to read the modern history …

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Nepotism thriving – Need to follow Oman

Upon the request of the Omani Interior Minister, the mayor of Al-Kamil wal Kafidistricts in the Sultanate of Oman has issued a circular to all elders warning against the danger of the growing phenomenon of tribal gatherings and participation of members of similar tribes from outside Oman. This happened in …

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Iran’s oppression will never extinguish the fire of anger

IT is natural for the Mullah regime to claim that the recent riots took place on a limited scale, and it was instigated and funded by foreign forces. It is expected of this regime to cast responsibility on anyone it wishes to; sometimes at the United States of America and …

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Nation of generosity, ethics – ‘Respect workers’

My relationship with Indians started at an early age when my father thought in 1955 that it was time for me to learn English from someone who had mastered the language, but the experience was not successful as I have mentioned earlier. Ten years later, I worked at the Gulf …

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Deserving judgement

THE judgment issued recently on the 10-year imprisonment with hard labor of 19 citizens for joining the infamous terrorist group ‘DAESH’ is deserved and overdue. The non-issuance of such judgement in the past made us wonder for a long time, considering the group received funding from Kuwait and its people. …

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HH Amir realistic, optimistic speech

THE role of parliamentarians is to express inclinations of the public. This is why His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah put responsibilities in front of the representatives of consultative councils and Parliaments at the 11th GCC Speakers meeting which concluded in Kuwait recently. He urged them to …

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In defense of Turkey’s ME role

I have read in dismay the article entitled “Turk-led alliance needs an assertive response” by Mr Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor (UAE Businessman) published in your daily on 31 December 2017. The article is replete with factual errors, preposterous accusations and poisonous rhetoric about my country Turkey and our leaders. I …

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Iran ‘no Gaza, no Lebanon’ demos shake delusional empire

A MONTH from today, Iran will mark the 39th anniversary of the well-organized return of Khomeini to Tehran after the toppling of Shah Muhammad Reza Pahlavi. From 1979 until today, Iranians have been paying a heavy price for the revolution which was adorned to appear to bring justice and lift …

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A woman worth a thousand men

THE first one is 16-year-old Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi. The entire world witnessed with their eyes and ears the practices of Israel’s apartheid occupying authority while handling this unarmed blonde girl. I was shocked by the image of Ahed Tamimi who was surrounded by about 13 Israeli policewomen and policemen. …

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