Tuesday , October 16 2018


JASTA could open a can of worms on 9/11

NOW that Congress has passed the ‘Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act’ (JASTA) into law permitting individuals, including the family members of 9/11 victims, to sue a sovereign state for the actions of its nationals in contravention of international law, the door is open for a comprehensive independent investigation into …

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JASTA nail in coffin of US-GCC ties

CONGRESS has done the unimaginable by almost unanimously passing a law allowing the families of 9-11 victims to lodge civil cases against Saudi Arabia (and other states) for aiding and abetting terrorism, which flouts all international laws and conventions protecting sovereign states from frivolous lawsuits. Congress has arrogantly rewritten international …

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Their racism is punishable … ours is hushed

BRITAIN’S series, “Coronation Street,” is the longest-running British soap aired by a British TV public channel. I was surprised to find out that this series is still going on, because I followed many of its episodes when I studied in Britain in the 1970s. Recently, the series caused an uproar …

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The State, decisive decision … and citizenship, obligations before rights

WHY all this fuss about the fuel price hike? Is this the kind of issue that necessitates tears from the current and previous members of the Parliament who aspire to return to the legislature, or from politicians whose parliamentary membership was nullified; hence, they fish for anything in order to …

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No dinner in Mubarakiya – Kuwait stands firm

Kuwait has always avowed to be the last country to normalize relations with the Zionist regime, and this position comes from its firm conviction and stance on the Palestinian cause and approving their deserved rights. Kuwait adopts a strong stance locally and internationally concerning the rights and obligations of Jerusalem …

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US lost between camel … elephant

THE ‘Cowboy Congress’ never anticipated the global campaigns against the so-called ‘Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act’ (JASTA), because the way of thinking in America is based on three principles that contradict norms and values. The first principle is that the founding fathers came to the new found land due …

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‘Unwavering’ Abbas and kiosks of jingles

PALESTINIAN President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) is more able, among the leaders of the Arab nations, in safeguarding the interests of Palestine and no one in the Arab World is more Palestinian than him. For years, this man has been bearing the burden of defending his national case with what …

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Have mercy on Palestine, exorcise Iran-Israel spell

ARABS are still going around an empty circle with regard to the Palestinian cause. They want peace with Israel by presenting initiatives on one hand, but on the other hand, they criticize any dialogue or communication with it. This is the reality we will keep on reiterating after agitating the …

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Hey cowboy! … We are not Red Indians

HAS the cowboy mentality returned to dominate the political demeanor of the members of US Congress to the extent that they consider other global nations as Red Indians whose land they think they can steal and wealth they can control? We hope that is not the actual case. We also …

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Oh our ‘DAESH’, put yourself in her place

WE are dedicating this story to DAESH and their many fans and supporters who live among us with their children, families, friends and relatives in peace and security. The story is about a 23-year old Yazidi woman named Nadia Murad who has been nominated for Nobel Peace Prize. In December …

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