Opinion

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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Seven ‘threats’ to look for upcoming holiday season – ‘Window Shopping’

Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas. There’s a lot of shopping to be done between now and the end of 2016. As throngs of discerning shoppers flock to the high street and online shopping carts are filled to the brim, cybercriminals are busy preparing their wares to take advantage of …

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‘Do more for nation’s sake’

For the first time, I felt comfortable and give a lot of credibility to the statement which has been issued by the Interior Ministry. Actually speaking we are not familiar with such kind of statements. I am talking about the statement issued by the Ministry concerning the illegal entry of …

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Who will blow the whistle?

FINALLY, after the long wait and government-parliamentary delay, the executive regulations for the Anti-Corruption Authority have seen the light; hoping these regulations will be implemented immediately — on this day, not tomorrow. In a recent press statement, the head of Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority highlighted contents of the regulations. I would …

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‘Vote for sunny tomorrow’

The Arab region has been facing threats from the religious terrorist organizations, particularly the Muslim Brotherhood group — the mother of all of them. These terrorist groups have put the region on the road to catastrophe, unlike at any other time in the Arab region’s modern history. Most of these …

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Cough, poverty and love

TWO people in correspondence discussed the syndrome of obligation as to the distance covered in confusion while exploring the mind — in an attempt to reflect on written lines and explain theories, relying on age-long postulates to deal with the reality of imagination. This is in addition to tracing appropriateness …

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Change seen in victory – ‘Practice what you preach’

The more the Muslim Brotherhood group and the revolutionaries in the Levant attacked Donald Trump prior to and following his election to the White House, I am convinced that I was not wrong in throwing my support behind the Republican candidate. Although I sometimes found myself hesitant in supporting Trump …

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