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Friday , November 16 2018

Opinion

And a witness of their own folks testified

SHEIKH Ali Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah wrote and published an article in some newspapers to convey a message. The article expressed our deplorable situation under the current administration. It also envisaged part of the corrupt practices eating deep into the fabric of our current legislative institution and those of its predecessors. …

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‘Hajjaj’ in every secession project

IF THE 20th century is considered the era of Arab disappointments, starting with the ‘Sykes-Picot’ Agreement followed by the ‘Balfour Declaration’; then the 21st century is without a doubt the era of secession and separation of countries. This is true not only in the Arab world, but the entire globe …

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‘One, 2 ones, 3 ones, 4 ones’

“… for it is not true that there are some good colons and others that are wicked. There are colons and that is it” — French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980). A senior citizen once decided to enroll into an adult education program in order to eradicate illiteracy in his life. One …

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Riyadh sheds worn-out tradition … dons robe of future

COUNTRIES like Japan, South Korea, China, Singapore, Finland and others which have no natural resources would not have developed and progressed if they did not utilize their human resources in all aspects by leaving behind traditions and norms that constrained their societies and have authority exceeding religion. In fact in …

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UAE, Egypt share unbreakable bonds

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s recent two-day visit to Abu Dhabi to hold talks with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was a testament to the brotherly relations between our two countries and peoples. Our leaders are unfailingly hospitable to guests but the mutual warmth and respect exuded by the Egyptian …

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Kurd divorce, partition result of disappointment

THE Kurds have shown the world the reality of their independent country that will have huge repercussions on the region, and perhaps lead to geographical changes in Turkey, Iran and Syria as well as Iraq, which seems to be the first country to suffer from losses in this aspect. Even …

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Traffic concern everlasting

WE direct the attention of our brethren in the Ministry of Interior, particularly those in the General Traffic Department, to the level of chaos in our “historic” streets and lack of reverence for law or deterrence from the agencies in charge of ensuring that laws are observed. The first chaos …

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incense burners – A SENSE … OF WHO AND WHERE WE ARE

The Dar al Athar al Islamiyyah (DAI) Cultural Season 23 opened on Monday evening with a lecture presentation on the “Incense Burners in the Tareq Rajab Museum” by Dr Ziad Rajab, the director of the New English School and Tareq Rajab Museum board member. On behalf of DAI Director General …

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Not permissible to cut worker’s salary for duration of contract

Many employers and employees find themselves in dispute over terms within the employment contract, as well as the expectations that are left out of the written agreement. In accordance with the Kuwaiti law, the employment contract must be in writing and specify the effective date, term, salary and nature of …

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House of Saud a fortress … no mourning for the owls and crows

EIGHTY SEVEN years of stability, strength and prosperity; the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has lived in the course of development. Storms have attempted to shake this fortress, but all efforts proved futile. This is because the stability of this mighty nation cannot be shaken, although some nocturnal individuals are conspiring …

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