Monday , December 11 2017

Opinion

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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Administrative revolution of Mohammad VI

THE speech delivered by King Mohammad VI during the 18th anniversary of his ascendancy to the throne could be regarded as a first class administrative revolution statement by all standards. It massively shook political parties that took upon themselves the representation of people in the Parliament, so the Morocco of …

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Power naps revealed

Most people think power napping is only for kindergarten kids. But no, napping is for everyone. Children, youths, and adults require power naps. It is healthy and good for the brain. Power napping is more like rebooting the brain as we do to our computers. In general, a power nap …

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