Opinion

Saints, Kuwaiti suburbs

I heard this extraordinary story when the BBC interviewed one hero, an Indian officer. The events began a few years ago when the father of an Indian girl accused Saint Gurmeet Ram (Indian spiritual leader, singer, actor, director and philanthropist and head of the socio-spiritual organization, called Dera Sacha Sauda) of …

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Saudi economy: growth … catalyst

IT WAS not easy for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to record growth in the first quarter of this year, when the global economy was struggling due to continuous recession which started eight years ago. The Saudi economic upturn is proof of the success of the plans supervised by Crown …

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Queries of Al-Jassar

Abdul Karim Jassar sent me a question from a friend related to my continuous criticism and attack of the Sunni Muslim extremists, and keeping the Shiite extremists away from criticism or attack! This may be the tenth time, when I hear this question, and I have answered this nine out …

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‘Segregation never a key to a better State system’

Is segregation the key to a better State system?  Since 2000, Kuwait University has segregated students in classrooms – females are separate from males.  It seems they are willing to go further by segregating schools and somehow the early childhood centers! Islamist politicians claim that segregation is a cure for …

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The five Pandora boxes

Who will bell the cat? It is said in Western mythology a girl called Pandora received a box from heaven and was asked not to open it. Curiosity or the love for knowledge eventually overcame it, and the box was opened spreading evils that reached many people. In Kuwait, there …

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Time for reckoning of Iran regime has come

APPARENTLY, the fire currently burning under the cloak of the Mullah regime is different from those in the past. The elements of ‘Basij’ are using unusual force in facing the tone of slogans that protesters are chanting in majority of the Iranian cities. This is followed by series of admissions …

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‘Guilty must face law’

Violations unmasked In spite of my ‘historical’ relationship with the Al-Rbetah Transport Company, which is mainly engaged in handling port affairs, for more than thirty years ago, when I was a bank official and helped the company with banking facilities worth millions of dinars and later buying some shares in …

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A life of love & valor

During the 53 years she lived in Kuwait, German-born Monika Al Khashti made an unforgettable mark on her adopted country. Active in both the Kuwaiti and German communities, she demonstrated incredible courage during the Iraqi occupation and was subsequently awarded a medal of valor by the German government. A loving …

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Yemenis killing Houthis’ Abraha lividly, hurling stones at Lebanese Abu Rughal

IF THE 21st century Nouman ibn Al-Mundhir comes out of his cave in Beirut’s southern suburb (Dahieh) announcing his intention to increase elements of his group in Yemen on the side of Houthis’ Abraha, definitely the response will only come from Sanaa, Hadhramaut and Hudaidah. This is due to the …

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Who fulfils my dreams?

With the escalation of the mobilization movement and securing the jobs for relatives and friends of MPs and their followers, we have seen a wave of establishing independent government bodies, some of which did well, but most of them have remained without work. The government is now considering merging some …

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