Wednesday , November 22 2017

Opinion

Clean versus dejected revolution era

I PRAISE and thank my Lord for I lived in the era before this dejected revolution, i.e. dirty revolution. I praise and thank Almighty Allah for allowing me to live during the clean revolution era. In the clean era, the revolutions were against tyranny, injustice, deviance and corruption; contrary to …

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Turkey must avoid falling prey to Iran

WE congratulate the Justice and Development Party for attaining victory in the early elections that ‘rescued’ it from the search for an ally to form a coalition government, so it has become the sole ruling party. It is true that people have been talking about amendment of the constitution but …

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Mullahs should heed Al-Jubeir

WHAT would Iran’s future be if the regime of Mullahs in Iran had not become captive of its own ideology and not jumped on the bandwagon to export its revolution but instead worked over the past few decades to develop the infrastructure of the country which has remained stagnant since …

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‘Symposiums no solution’ – ‘Syrians only can end conflict’

SOMETIMES, the truth is not satisfactory if it clashes with certain convictions. This issue renders many politicians to stand by the language of diplomacy lest they fall in trouble because of ‘what the tough one spelt out’. An Arabic proverb says “your tongue is your fort; it protects you as …

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SI Kuwait helps women achieve potential – Organisation built on diversity, meritocracy

Twenty eight extraordinary Kuwaiti and expatriate women, their distinguished guest speakers, international delegates, and guests, celebrated the establishment of the Soroptimist International Club Kuwait with an elegant ceremony and gala dinner at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. The name Soroptimist is derived from the Latin soror meaning sister, and optima meaning …

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King Salman, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques

YOUR Highness the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, we bring to you some apprehensions draining the thoughts of many citizens in the region, because you have encouraged us to speak the truth with boldness. You were the one who motivated us with the statement; “whoever is writing should continue writing, …

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‘Cultural, religious, sectarian biases main cause of terror’ – ‘Be just, fair, truthful

Anti-terrorism and political analysts tend to blame misinterpretation, or perhaps the intentional misreading of the Holy Quran’s contents as the main cause of terrorism. However, it is gradually becoming rather very simplistic to blame the spread of violence and terrorism in the Middle East only on the misinterpretation of the …

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This is Kuwait, damn the maligners

SOME people attempt to depict Kuwait as a country that operates outside the circle of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). They are forgetting (or maybe it is out of their ignorance, no difference either way) that the relations lasted since the inception of the GCC. Regional voices particularly from Iran …

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Trudeau the ‘best’ example for young

I DO not know why we do not allow our young men in the Arab world to demonstrate their leadership talents. I do not know why we always put our trust in the elderly people our age or more senior to us. I was impressed about what happened last week …

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Shouldn’t understate ‘gifts’ from America

SETTING aside Washington’s woeful Middle East policies, it is worth reminding ourselves that the United States of America is one of the greatest nations on the planet. A world in which America did not exist would be poorer in terms of technology, space exploration, medical advances, entertainment and life-changing inventions. …

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