Yousef Awadh Al-Azmi

‘Politics not main feature’

One of my friends recounted a seminar he attended lately, which had a glamorous title and delved into political issues. I will not be surprised to find politics in the list of options for any given meal or cooking program, because everything is politicized these days! The title of the …

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Trump’s ‘Ahura Mazda’ – Bashar a chess piece

There is a concept of Zoroastrianism known as ‘Ahura Mazda’, which simply means ‘Good Spirit’ and another concept ‘Angra Mainyu’, which also means ‘Evil Spirit’. Other aspects of the ancient monotheistic belief are left for those who are interested in religious studies or rather theology to determine. I remembered the …

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Women in Fahaheel market

“Woman is the priestess of fate and destiny.” — Beaconsfield During a class lecture, one of the students was given the duty of reading and discussing his presentation, which was about religions. The student spoke about seeing Jewish women in a European city who were wearing clothes that covered their …

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It is the era of power

The ongoing events in the Arab world, which began few years ago especially in Iraq and Syria, are massive operations aimed at preoccupying and exhausting the regimes and people of the region. Perhaps, in the end, there will be a demographic change and even changes on the map of the …

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Necessity, not a luxury

The life course of an individual in our country has been affected dramatically due to development of life in various aspects and changes through the modern concepts of living, especially in the economic and social aspects, where women are going to work, the number of members in a single family …

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You are just a number

“To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.” — Shakespeare In other words, you need to be true to yourself before anything else. If you are not like that, it will be difficult for …

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Rains talk of the town

ALLAH the Almighty says in chapter 51:22 of the Holy Qu’ran “In the heavens are your provisions and whatever you are promised.” Rain has many meanings in the life of the people living in the desert. It’s the time when barren land becomes green and pasture for the livestock remain …

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‘Impossible to stop time’

Years, months and days go by, the Earth rotates, and humans remain ignorant. Life evolves and man revolves around himself, and he’s ignorant of the direction the compass is leading him! Every now and then, man does not pay attention to his health. Many people, including the writer, deem regular …

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