Opinion

‘Hezb Al-Shaytan’: time for retribution

IT HAS become clear that decisiveness is imminent, while the sword of retribution is close to the neck of Hezbollah and its Iran backer. This is the reason why both of them should not trivialize the messages being sent by Arab and western countries. The current situation is different from …

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‘Night is the best time’

“In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.” — French statesman and military leader Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) Before I proceed, I would like to explain the title of this article which seems strange and it is strange indeed. The story behind the title is that a few days ago, in one …

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Decisive nights in Riyadh … Affable nights in Vienna

THE Royal Decree issued during the weekend in Riyadh concerning the establishment of an anti-corruption authority with fangs and claws is headed by the Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman. It is all about public interest, abuse of public money without fear of religion or conscience, morality or patriotism, taking …

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Amir’s ‘message’ the decisive word

THE message of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to members of Parliament has put everyone in front of their historical obligation which cannot accommodate any selfish opinion or struggle to achieve temporary objectives at the expense of the supreme welfare of the nation. This especially applies …

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Reaching for our roots – A TRAILBLAZER ON TOLERANCE

Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi is a trailblazer who has fired the ambitions and aspirations of a generation of women in the United Arab Emirates, and the Gulf with her meteoric success story. Because not only is the US-educated Sheikha Lubna the first woman in the Emirates to hold a ministerial …

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Early detection, management of diabetes key – Take control of your health

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death in the world today. According to the World Health Organization, the number of people with diabetes has nearly quadrupled since 1980. While those diagnosed with the disease can live long with proper management, early detection and intervention is the starting point …

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Al Qusur: ‘Tells’ of tolerance – CHRISTIANITY IN THE GULF AT THE DAWN OF ISLAM

In the centre of Failaka located within the Kuwait Bay lies al-Qusur, a Christian monastery that could be of high importance to understanding  Christianity and monasticism at the beginning of the Islamic period,  disclosed  Dr Julie Bonnéric,  the co-director of the French-Kuwaiti Archaeological Mission during her lecture presentation on “Christianity …

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Salman … promise fulfilled

THE clean-up campaign of Saudi Arabia against corrupt individuals, which was launched through direct order from King Salman bin Abdulaziz and under the direct supervision of Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman — chief of the Higher Council of the National Anti-corruption Commission, is not the end. Instead, it is just …

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Resignation dawn of a new Lebanon

LEBANON hardly came out of the presidential vacuum crisis which was graced by Arab countries, especially the Gulf countries; for it to reenter the dungeons of division through the obstinacy of ‘Hezbollah’ and its persistence to cling onto its micro-state against the State. ‘Hezbollah’ has done this in a bid …

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‘Judge man by his deeds’ – ‘Not fair to generalize’

“The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies,” third US President Thomas Jefferson (1743 – 1826). Many who claim to be liberals usually condemn religious individuals with or without a reason, especially when the latter is accused or commits a mistake — whether the mistake was …

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