Saturday , November 18 2017

Yousef Awadh Al-Azmi

Ex-MP a new man

“You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive, or else a strategy is useless” – French general and statesman Charles de Gaulle (1890 – 1970) Former MP Musallam Al-Barrak was recently released from prison after serving a two-year jail sentence for one of his political speeches, which was …

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People have dignity

Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down afterwards – English writer and mathematician Lewis Carroll (1832 – 1898) There is a traditional proverb which can be loosely translated in this way – “Right is protected by claiming for it”. There is another, which is “Rights …

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If, but, as if, perhaps

“If you are not able to convince them, confuse them” (Harry Truman). When one reads this title, they may think this article is about the rule of grammar. However, it has nothing to do with that, God bless Sipawaih. Actually, grammar is a part and parcel of the world events …

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‘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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