Opinion

Arab no to Judaize Palestine

DESPITE 70 years of Arab–Israeli conflict, Arabs continue to fail in terms of learning from the past. Instead of grasping and employing opportunities for their case, they resort to shooting their feet. Based on that, the Palestinian authority refuses to receive Vice-President of the United States of America Mike Pence …

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‘Checks will help you not fall prey to impersonation’

Checking your personal record in court should not be taken lightly. In a world driven by technology, new methods emerge through technology to commit crimes – impersonating someone is the worst that could happen to a person especially if the impersonation leads to an accusation. How does someone know if …

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A good terrorist one who is dead

BRITISH Secretary of State for Defense Gavin Williamson said a few days ago, “Britons who fought for the so-called Islamic State (DAESH) abroad should be hunted down and killed to ensure they never return to the United Kingdom.” Williamson added, “Simply, a dead terrorist cannot cause any harm to Britain,” …

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AN UPGRADE TO THE PAST

On Monday, December 4, Al Sadu Society held an exhibition and presentation titled ‘Sadu in Contemporary Vision’ by Dr Zainab Al Ibrahim at Sadu House. Dr Al Ibrahim has made a mark as the first Kuwaiti to pursue doctorate studies in the philosophy of textile art. She has had numerous …

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Open government

FOR the first time since a quarter of century ago, Kuwait has acquired for itself a Cabinet formation which is free from partisanship. As it appears in the nature of ministerial portfolio distribution, the new Cabinet team is cohesive — something that has been missing in the country over the …

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Disputed decision

It is like a folk song that commiserates the current condition. The Kuwaiti government has just announced the formation of its Cabinet one month after its resignation, as if it was challenging the Parliament. The regional situation is amusing and sad at the same time, the enemy who was fighting …

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When the heart sees blind without borders

One perk of my job is getting to meet some extraordinary people — people with gumption, people with remarkable life force, people who are optimistic in the face of insurmountable odds, people who believe that life is a celebration despite the setbacks and pain. Twenty-three-year-old Ahmad Al Bahar, a senior …

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Stones and stanzas – Pre-Islamic poetry … a step back from ‘ignorance’

Keeping up with the spirit of scientific and intellectual enlightenment, Dar Al-Athar Al-Islamiyyah at the Yarmouk Cultural Centre hosted Dean of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research at Sana’a University Dr Yousef Mohammed Abdullah who addressed the subject of pre-Islamic poetry. Talking to a concerned crowd last Monday night, Dr Yousef …

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Trump’s dangerous policies imperil world

THROUGH his own actions, United States President Donald Trump has diminished his status as Leader of the Free World and eliminated himself as an honest broker. America’s allies and adversaries are appalled by his decision to throw a grenade into the Middle East by unilaterally declaring Jerusalem the capital of …

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Jerusalem … from Hitler to Trump, between them, women’s fashion and guns

HAS Jerusalem become Israel’s capital for eternity after the recognition of the United States of America’s President Donald Trump and the US decision to relocate its embassy there? The answer can be borrowed from history — what Adolf Hitler did in 1940 when his troops took over Paris. At the …

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