Monday , November 20 2017

Opinion

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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King Solomon, the bird and the fake pious beard

IT HAS been narrated that a thirsty bird spotted a water pool from above and there were children playing beside the pool. Despite its thirst, the bird was afraid to go to the pool to quench its thirst for fear that the children might hurt it out of curiosity. The …

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Death – the final departure

‘Death is like us going round and round in a circle without any regard of the circle itself’ – Egyptian writer Yousef Idrees (1927-1991). Of all the facts in this world, there is none that is as crystal clear and realistically tough as death. Death is the eternal separation, absolute …

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STREET ART – walls that break down borders

Jonathan Finn was born in Kuwait and studied at the British School of Kuwait until the age of 16, after which he attended Cardinal Newman College in Preston, England, studying Sport and Art & Design. Finn has always had a passion for Art and Design and after successfully completing his …

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Long gone the wind of ‘rebellious ones’

SINCE the start of the Arab autumn movement, renegades have been attempting to wreck the stability of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They advocate all kinds of lies which get disqualified by reality on a daily basis. Nonetheless, they continue with their wickedness unaware of the fact that the land …

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‘Rein in insolent ones’ – ‘Some crossing red line’

“Freedom and responsibility are conjoined twins, if one gets separated from the other, they both die”, French Author, André Maurois (1885 — 1967). Every country has its own laws; its own judicial system and courts but irresponsible freedom becomes a tool of destruction and wreckage. There is a common phrase, …

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Close the Brotherhood kiosks and chop off the snakes’ head

IRRESPECTIVE of the excuses and considerations, it is no longer acceptable for Gulf states to remain silent over the ‘Muslim Brotherhood Group’ and the factions and movements which emerged from it; considering the high price that Arabian Gulf countries have been paying for almost four decades at different levels due …

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