Wednesday , September 19 2018

Opinion

Body profiteers and ‘El-Sayed Al-Morr’

‘I lived believing that the sick is not merely about the description of the doctor, but of the human. Treatment is not about remembering the prescription, but to understand the pain being shared by the sick and the ears that you give. Practice sincere empathy and compassion which are lost in …

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Lighthouse vs ‘dark forces’

Change coming … slowly. My colleague Abdullah Ghazi Al-Mudhaf wrote: ‘Art has amazing control. It solely has the right to tamper with your old memories, explore them, and search between the wrinkles and ring the bells of happy and sad times, and sometimes make you laugh or cry. ‘It is …

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Jordan … teach it how to fish, give it a hook

THE Makkah Summit came at a time suitable for changing the direction of public wind in Jordan — from the toxic wind that would have devoured the kingdom to the fresh spring breeze that reinvigorates this friendly country. Jordan deserves support and its leadership has been courageous in standing by …

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Preachers in a cocoon

Strengths, weaknesses The flamboyant preacher Tariq Ramadan, grandson of Hassan Al-Banna, founder of the Muslim Brotherhood is one of the brightest preachers in Europe, not only for mastering English and French, but also for his eloquence in debating his opponents. Born in Switzerland Tariq is professor of contemporary Islamic studies …

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Iran … going to ‘Hajj’ when people are returning

“THE current policies in the country will lead to the fall of the regime, especially its failed policies in Syria and Yemen.” These are the words of prominent Iranian political activist Faezeh Rafsanjani, the daughter of a well-known personality who played pivotal role in the “guardianship of Islamic jurist.” Rafsanjani …

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‘Bring to book criminals’

‘All born free in dignity, rights’ The Misdemeanors Court put behind bars the Kuwaiti writer Abdulaziz Al-Qina’ie for insulting religion. The two-month jail verdict came after a complaint was filed by the Cyber Crime Department of the Ministry of Interior. What happened to a free writer who did nothing except …

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Muslim Brotherhood source of adversity; Jordan’s resilience dispels demon dreams

FOR the past 90 years, the Muslim world has been afflicted with an ailment called, ‘Muslim Brotherhood’. This group appointed itself as protector of the society that determines features of a believer and draws the lines of behavior which this believer should uphold. Whoever comes close to this group survives …

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Law No. 8/2010 on rights of the disabled needs revision

The Ministry of Information organized a ceremony announcing its plan to launch a new audio description technology after Eid Al- Fitr. This new technology will serve the blind, as it will help them know and understand Kuwait TV shows. While people who can see can watch the shows and understand …

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Jordan crisis and the Fourth Circle

“People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use”… Danish Philosopher Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) By Yousef Awadh Al-Azmi The World Bank negatively affects any country it finds itself. Whenever you see revolutions and disputes in poor countries, seek out the World Bank. …

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History of mastic gum

Not an Arab commodity Recently I bought a pack of bubble gum or mastic, which we cannot manufacture even the equivalent of it in spite of we constantly boasting about our civilization and beliefs, customs and traditions sometimes we are far better than Japan and Germany. When I read the …

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