Wednesday , January 24 2018

Yousef Awadh Al-Azmi

From Sharm el-Sheikh to Sa’saa!

WRITING about politics is disgusting and has never been encouraging. It does not promote the idea of holding a pen or pressing keyboard buttons. In view of the fact that I love literary writing and have passion for reading literary pieces through which I find satisfaction in voracious reading, I …

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Constitutional Court … and appeals! – Failure to correct error a real shame

KUWAIT is in a dire need for serious review of the structure of the parliamentary elections administration. There is no shame in committing error but the real shame is the failure to correct the error. There is a need to rectify complications in counting the votes and announcing the results …

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Fault-fishing diseases

“…argue with them in the best manner…” – Almighty Allah says in Quran 16:125 In any community, there is always a sideline of freedom which is populated by people who would fish for faults and mistakes. Such people are usually seeking fame, which is often fake and temporary. Majority of …

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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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