Monday , October 23 2017

Opinion

‘Righteousness, decency can be acquired by any person’ – ‘God created man as one’

The Holy Quran explains that humankind are equals: “O men, We created you from a male and female, and formed you into nations and tribes that you may recognize each other. He who has more integrity has indeed greater honor with God. Surely God is all-knowing and well-informed” (49:13). However, …

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‘Qutuz’ of this era and strong Egypt

THROUGHOUT history, good news used to come from Egypt — the strategic core of the Arab world. If yesterday’s Tartars violated Baghdad and Levant, and attempted to violate Egypt in order to occupy the entire region, the same scene is recurring today with the new Tartars whose speeches and practices …

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Distance Egypt and Arabs from the slave market

THE Arab world has no option but to manage its own affairs and unite in facing whatever is being planned against it behind the curtains of the chambers of settlements in major countries. The United States of America (USA), in particular, has a new strategy – to abandon its allies …

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‘Need to fix tool of justice’ – Who’s poisoning world body?

THE world was shocked at the news that the Arab coalition, led by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is included on the United Nation’s blacklist of those violating children’s rights. According to a statement from the UN Secretary General’s Office, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stands by this decision. In another …

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Tough response needed to counter UN slander

I HAVE lost all respect for the United Nations. It has evolved into a largely impotent entity dominated by a handful of veto-holding nuclear powers, which wield undue influence over its decision-making. Not only has its lofty status been undermined with accusations of corruption, UN peacekeepers are alleged to have …

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‘Inbred intolerance tough to overcome in Mideast’

The Arabic word for Tolerance is ‘Tasamuh’ which literary means to be indulgent and lenient of or toward someone! One can also trace the root of Tolerance in the Arabic language to the verb ‘Tahawana;’ to be negligent of something or someone! What is however more curious about the contemporary …

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O Your Highness … We want a better Kuwait

COUNTRIES develop through two aspects — a leadership with the ability to take vital decisions on improving establishments or the national dignitaries characterized with transparency and devotion to national service. Because of these aspects, the development levels we witnessed in countries were achieved by giving preference to public interest over …

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Unmask the truth about the Iranian pilgrimage

DURING the last pilgrimage season the Mullah regime did not hide its covert operations following the fabricated stampede which was the work of the Iranian Basij who had mingled with the pilgrims and now the Iranians after shouting foul are calling for internationalizing the supervision of the pilgrimage. After the suggestion …

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Liberals remain weak in changing political scene – Cannot clap with one hand

THE liberal political movement in Kuwait has honorable history with huge nationalist impact; the names of the majority of liberals were heard in the sixties, seventies and early eighties before the religious movement raided the political scene and dominated it. The liberals in Kuwait were known for their patriotism and …

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Why don’t we emulate them?

ONE of the precious parliamentary sessions in Kuwait led to the issuance of a hundred percent racial and fanatical law that prohibits granting Kuwaiti citizenship to a non-Muslim! This law does not exist in Europe, USA, Canada or Latin America where Muslims find a safe place, away from the injustice …

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