Wednesday , October 18 2017

Opinion

It is our choice!

ENEMIES of Islamic extremism or the religion’s enemies in general claim that religions, despite their important role, were not aimed at establishing civilizations or states but came as messages for ensuring good for humanity. According to the late philosopher Ahmed Al-Baghdadi, to whose viewpoint we agree, there is nothing called …

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Jaber Al-Mubarak as never seen before

IT was a successful timely step taken by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak to expound, in a long televised interview, the problems facing the country and the means that can guarantee their solutions. The people of Kuwait are in dire need for such explanations from the top …

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Trump does not trot vainly

PRESIDENT Donald Trump is the most controversial president of the United States of America after Richard Nixon. He currently faces the possibility of impeachment following the clamor he raised over the firing of the Head of Federal Investigation Bureau (FBI) James Comey. The termination of Comey’s employment brought an abrupt …

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Demography according to Al-Sabeeh!

THE reason behind the demographic imbalance in the country is the failure of the government in confronting this issue. We will not deny the efforts being exerted by Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh, who had suggested a number of solutions to …

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Future of Egypt rests on people’s shoulders

UNLIKE several of its neighbours, the Arab World’s most populous nation has thankfully succeeded in regaining its political, security and social equilibrium following years of turmoil. Egypt is on the right track and with wise governance could emerge as a regional success story. Often forgotten is that during the period …

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How a judge may admit or reject documentary evidence – Violating individual’s privacy right a criminal offence

One of the most frequently asked question about the evidence is “how come the judge would deny a picture that is presented to him as a document which proves that the act of violence took place? At the same time, a similar document would be presented to another judge and …

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What a dilemma!

MANY countries, big and small, come to us, seeking good relations with us. They send their representatives to us, not because of our cultural importance, strong economy, our population which is less than one third of the Indian population, our stock of ballistic missiles or even our oil which is …

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Suicidal revolutions of Arabs

“REVOLUTION to the last cent”, “Soul and destruction of the last house” – these words could sum up today’s situation in the Arab world following the complete destruction of countries that fell in the trap of the so-called “Arab Spring” when political forces were taken over by zeal that led …

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The wonderful Mutairi – ‘Policeman’ deserved to be honored

LAST Thursday as I was driving back home, it was past 3pm and the temperature was about 34 degree Centigrade. I then noticed a patrol vehicle stop behind a small pickup vehicle on a side road parallel to the Fifth Ring Road. I wanted to see what had happened but …

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Articles in the age of Twitter

“IF YOU don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; but if you read it, you are misinformed” — American writer Samuel Langhorne Clemens aka Mark Twain (1835 — 1910). In this era of Twitter and other social media platforms, many give little interest to articles in newspapers. This is because …

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