Thursday , October 19 2017

Opinion

Dear Saadoun, patriotism protects Kuwait, not democracy

EVERY citizen has right to express his/her opinion on national issues and Ahmad Al-Saadoun, who recently expressed his views explicitly on the Al-Jazeera Channel is not the exception. However, he erred during the interview when he said democracy is the security of Kuwait because of which the country was protected …

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A warm welcome to Saudi Monarch

The surprise visit of The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz to the Emirates on the occasion of our 45th National Day is a testament to the close relationship between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) founded on mutual respect, shared …

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The ‘ape’ who forces us to pray for mercy on Gaddafi

YES, we are entitled to pray for mercy on Muammar Gaddafi regardless of his bad political activities, dictatorship and corruption that he perpetrated alongside his children, which nobody disputes. Regardless of those serious misdeeds, he protected the internal security of our dear sisterly country, Libya, with unity among citizens within …

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Man, govt-made rifts – ‘Kuwait was not like this’

I do not watch TV at all, and therefore I cannot pass a judgment on the performance of Jaafar Mohammad, the presenter of the Al-Shahed TV, except for some video clips on YouTube which I receive on the social media. A video clip which was recently posted is about diseases people …

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Morality first casualty

PRAISED be the One who makes similar incidents recur coincidentally, despite differences in details. We might have read, heard or even witnessed a certain event in the past; and after several years, a similar event — different in form but similar in context — occurs with the same concept. A …

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Blow to backward forces – Young breath of fresh air

In the last parliamentary elections some emerged winners and others losers. In spite of all the disadvantages, these elections have set an example and a perfect model to be followed given our surroundings, and put us on par with freedom and peace-loving nations. We have warned repeatedly about the involvement …

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Battle of civilizations

Israeli Knesset plans to enact a law to ban the call for prayer over loudspeakers in the mosques of Jerusalem, I repeat: ban to call for prayer over loudspeakers. The bill has met the opposition and rejection inside and outside Palestine. But what is frightening and disturbing in the subject …

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Hundred uses of a beast – Nowhere to run!

The Muslims and Jews share many issues, including circumcision and intense hatred for all that is related to the pig, in name, form and substance. For this reason, a large segment of the Dutch depends on breeding and selling pig products. Out of scientific curiosity, a young Dutch female researcher …

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Needed is a government that can stand up to Parliament

THE outcome of the 2016 National Assembly election was unusual; considering the huge voter turnout and variety of winners, especially the youth, making this election akin to a referendum. This ‘referendum’ was on national alternatives over factional and personal interests that coated previous Parliaments which caused several problems and Kuwait …

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Armies should be tools of defence, not oppression

Armies fall into two loose categories. There are those whose prime objective is to defend their soil and people from foreign aggression and others that prioritize defence of the leadership and state institutions against civil uprisings. Some will willingly use lethal force against demonstrators whereas, in other cases, armies line …

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