Saturday , November 18 2017

Opinion

‘Provide more effective health insurance plan for expatriates’ – ‘Extend our generosity to residents’

According to the Arab Times, a proposal has been “submitted by the Ministry of Health to offer medical services at the Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital exceptionally for Kuwaitis and not expatriates living in this country.” According to MP Faisal Al-Duwaisan, the proposal “is inhuman and immoral.” Moreover, “he said if this …

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Of deserving and underserving laws

THE Russian-Armenian belly dancer Sofinar Gourian whose stage name is ‘Safinaz’ was sentenced to six months imprisonment for humiliating the Egyptian flag. On Monday, the Egyptian Misdemeanors Court set her free but decided to double the fine and ordered her to pay 30,000 Egyptian pounds. The Public Prosecution in Egypt had charged …

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Netanyahu …. period of illusions is over

THE leaders of the Zionist project bet on three things — desperation of the Palestinians, forgetfulness and integration of the Palestinians into other societies. However, throughout the 67 years of Palestinian suffering nobody believed what David Ben Gurion (the primary founder of the State of Israel and the first Prime Minister …

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Of ‘maladies’ and medicine

FOR the past four decades we have been courageously placing our palm to soothe the pain in our body. We shouted at the top of our voice that painkillers no longer had any effect. In spite of all this, we did not lose hope in our homeland and our capabilities …

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‘Remittances control harmful’ – ‘Fees rise to hurt expats’

According to a recent report by Al- Qabas daily “Government authorities are studying the possibility of issuing a decision to instruct money exchange bureaus in the country to prevent expatriates from remitting more than their monthly salary in one month.” The apparent reason for controlling expat’s remittances is due to …

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Shelter protects runaway domestic workers – New law on human trafficking imposes severe penalties

‘If it is proven that a domestic worker was beaten or tortured by his sponsor, an inspector from the shelter will issue a report and refer it to the Public Morals and Human Trafficking Protection Department. The sponsor will be summoned and interrogated. If there are suspicions of a criminal …

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King Mohammad VI & political discourse

NOT many countries can stand the competition for transformation currently happening in the Arab World through the major democratic stride that became the standard by which efforts to shake internal stability is forestalled. Kingdom of Morocco is one of the few countries where the leader, King Mohammad VI, has been …

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Will fire of Aqsa consume Israel?

EVERY time the Arabs make a move towards peace, the extremist Israelis backtrack because they still believe they live in the world of 1948 and 1967 unaware that the time has changed. Moreover, those who slept peacefully on Aug 21, 1969, when the ‘Arab nation was in deep slumber will …

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