Opinion

Amir on Silk Road

THE state visit of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to China is very significant, specifically this time when preparations are underway to start the largest commercial transportation project in the world – the ‘One Belt-One Way Initiative’. Kuwait will be one of the basic terminals due …

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Fragrance of old Kuwait

Heritage, culture forgotten I had previously written an article in which I highlighted our negligence of everything related to our heritage and culture. If we study the history of Kuwait, we will not find people who cared about the state’s documents especially the correspondences between oil companies and the late Amir …

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Oil producers, consumers final losers

Oil prices have risen rapidly this year and are expected, by some, to head higher — possibly towards $100 per barrel. This is alarming to many, who consider such a rise as devastating to the economic growth prospects of many countries. Hence, the panic and scramble to do something, regardless …

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Trivialities take root

‘Dogs are faithful’ Few among Kuwaitis who have not visited Egypt and fell in love with its culture, arts and monuments either in Cairo, Aswan, coastal cities and those laying on the River Nile. This all was before the manipulation occurred by the military regimes either on purpose or not. …

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Right justice and truth

SOME people believe that the issuance of the final verdict on the ‘Parliament building storming’ case took a long time as deliberations and trials lasted for almost seven years. The truth is that the country need not take such a long time to complete the process, and to grant litigants …

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Sun of Mohammed VI illuminates Morocco; burns doubters, haters

THROUGHOUT the past seven years — known as the ‘Arab Spring era’, the Kingdom of Morocco emerged as one of the countries most capable of keeping up with people’s demands and development. The Kingdom took advantage of the combination of modern European principles on good governance and distinguished relations between …

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Bankruptcy of morals

Fend for yourselves The Parliament TV Channel interviewed a number of educationalists including a secondary stage teacher. I could not catch their names. However, the record is available with me. However, the teacher addressing the audience said, “Frankly speaking, the certificates which your children have acquired in elementary school were …

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‘If you are doing well, all the people are then well’

The relationship between the government and the people, most often and throughout history, is based on the number of mutual interests, especially in pluralistic societies, where anticipation, caution and restraint are sometimes occasionally accompanied with cooperation and cohesion in adversity. Honestly speaking, the connection between the people of the Gulf …

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Khamenei will swallow cup of poison by Iranian hands

IF Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani threatens to stop oil exports in the region if his country is prevented from exporting its oil, he is just being arrogant and evasive about reality. Capitals of the world sequentially announced halting cooperation with Tehran by not buying its goods or raw materials. Therefore, …

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Stay in Kuwait; hot everywhere

THE Western European countries have been gripped by an unexpected and unprecedented hot weather for years. We saw scenes of naked men and women dancing under a water fountain in the Norwegian capital of Oslo, where temperatures have recently reached 30 degree Celsius. We have seen almost the same scene …

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