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Oath-breaking Doctors

After a check-up at a public hospital’s specialized department, a friend of mine was recommended for surgery but found out that his appointment was for many months later. He attempted…

Welcome to Kuwait

Good morning dear readers. In this article, I would like to be a little optimistic rather than being pessimistic in most of my previous articles. As you have noticed in…

To wear or not to wear a hijab, that is the question

I experienced two incidents last week and I want to tell you about them without giving an evaluation or judgment on either of them. A beautiful and veiled lady was…

Don’t believe all the ads on Instagram

Ever since smartphones took control of the gadgets’ market, the internet became available everywhere, be it free or with fees. And then there was the arrival of Instagram, distinguished by…

Distinguishing by tattoos

Some people get tattoos of shapes and drawings on their bodies to become a fixed mark on them and distinguish them from others. The question remains: With what does it…

Sectarian extremism

The speech by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at the opening session of the 42nd Ministerial Council of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation is worth noting.…

Better late than never

Official statistics have pointed a finger at unlicensed weapons as the main reason behind the rise in crimes in Kuwait. For this reason, the ministry of interior launched a weapons…

Will the twain ever meet?

Kuwait is a diverse place with residents from nearly every country in the world, though one hesitates to call it a melting pot or even a salad bowl. There is…

Have we become ‘Mobile Slaves’?

I recently posted the following question on social media networks: “Have we become mobile slaves?” Most of the answers I received showed that we are being willingly enslaved by technology.…

Where Is The Expatriates’ Health Insurance Money?

For years now, expats living in Kuwait have been paying KD 50 a year to health insurance companies per person, and in return, none of these companies provides them with…

We have lost a statesman

I would like to extend my heartfelt condolences to the family of the late Jassem Al-Khorafi. A kindhearted and good man who served his family and country for decades, Khorafi…

Morsi death sentence needless provocation

A Cairo criminal court issued a verdict on May 16 to refer the case of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and some prominent leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood to the…