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You have fulfilled Oh Sabah of wisdom and humanitarianism

SINCE His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah assumed power on Jan 29, 2006; the morning of Kuwait has always been gleaming with his wisdom for the last 12 years. His inauguration marked the new chapter of continuous work for the country to move towards the period of …

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Cross in the Crescent in a corner of tolerance – CHRISTIANS IN KUWAIT

Hamza Olayan, in his new book, ‘Christians in Kuwait’, seeks to provide a comprehensive account of Christianity in Kuwait, recounting the place Christians hold in Kuwait’s history and their contribution to nation building. Starting with Failaka as the first foothold for Christianity, Olayan traces Christian history through the Arabian Mission …

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‘Kuwaitis 2nd most intelligent people among Arabs’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: A recent study published by RT Today News Channel indicates Kuwaitis are the second most intelligent people among their Arab counterparts, reports Al-Kuwaitiya daily. The study was co-authored by an English psychologist Professor Emeritus Richard Lynn and Finnish Professor Tatu Vanhanen who believe there is a …

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A piece of England forever Kuwait

Names can be deceptive. When I first heard Violet Dickson’s name mentioned in conversation, I envisaged someone small and slight. Nothing, however, could have been further from the truth. She was built on formidable lines and had a personality to match. Her husband, Harold, had been the British Agent in …

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Kuwait remains an intellectual pioneer

Every year during Ramadan, I look forward to the delights of discussions at social  gatherings after Iftar with people from all walks of life. This year I had the opportunity to more closely interact with the younger generation of Kuwaitis, mostly college students and fresh graduates. I was not surprised …

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FIFA confirms suspension of Kuwait football federation

MANAMA, May 11, (AFP): FIFA on Thursday confirmed the suspension of both the Guatemala and Kuwait football federations at its annual Congress in Bahrain. Delegates voted overwhelmingly to retain the suspensions against both federations, which were imposed in Kuwait’s case in 2015 and Guatemala in 2016. The 211 delegate nations …

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With El-Sisi we crossed dark seas

WE SAY welcome to Egyptian President Abdelfattah el-Sisi who is currently our august visitor, not only in Kuwait but the entire GCC countries. These countries shared the experience of crossing dark seas during the significant, historic and difficult era when the monsters of extremism and expansion tried hard to drown …

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Kuwait outperforms in strong Gulf – Tax fears continue to hit Egypt

DUBAI, Jan 22, (RTRS): Share prices in Kuwait jumped in very heavy trade on Sunday, the top performing market in a strong Gulf region, while tax fears continued to weigh on prices in Egypt. The Kuwaiti market index surged 3.2 percent, its biggest rise in more than two years, to …

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Dear Saadoun, patriotism protects Kuwait, not democracy

EVERY citizen has right to express his/her opinion on national issues and Ahmad Al-Saadoun, who recently expressed his views explicitly on the Al-Jazeera Channel is not the exception. However, he erred during the interview when he said democracy is the security of Kuwait because of which the country was protected …

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‘Mysterious’ kitchen language – Good-old Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 1, (KUNA): Al-Barmeez, Al-Marrka, and Al- Baiz might sound like foreign words to many of the newer generations of Kuwaitis; however, these words were used to describe several kitchen utensils and tools back in the day. In their book “the old Kuwaiti house”, authors Mohammad Al-Khrs and …

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