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We’re no better than them

A fishing boat with around 950 people onboard, including women and children, sank off the Italian shores where they were heading to escape hunger, terrorism and tribal wars in their…

The Muslim immigrant

The prime minister of Canada in 1907 said this about his government’s policy on immigration to Canada: We must insist that he who comes to live with us becomes a…

Tribes and policy muddling

As I have repeatedly mentioned, a tribe is a respectful social entity based on race, kinship and blood bonds. It is not a political organization open to anyone who agrees…

WHAT IF

Good morning dear readers. In this article I will replicate my old series of ‘Only in Kuwait’ with a new title: ‘What if.’ I will leave the answers to be…

Obama’s call to the Gulf

The US administration announced on Friday that US President Barack Obama will receive the leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) at the White House on May 13 and at…

Fake doctors a risk to society

Police recently arrested a fake doctor who helped several women abort their fetuses. The suspect admitted that he is not a qualified physician and gathered information from the Internet to…

When a saloon isn’t

All across Kuwait, residents and locals will be heading to their favorite saloon over the weekend for a bit of relaxation. They won’t be knocking back shots of gut rot…

What’s the issue with tissue?

It’s obvious that people in Kuwait have a soft spot for facial tissues. Boxes of it can be found everywhere, from the humblest abodes to the glitziest palaces. Go to…

Is Hirak dead?

If we accept that the emergent opposition or Hirak (movement) turned out to be a ride of Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahd, then this leads to the inevitable result, which is that…

Khosh Amdeed*

The Iranian police did not distribute roses to passersby and pedestrians during the Shah’s reign, nor did they spray house doorsteps with rosewater every evening. The regime then had its…

New phase of Arab Spring

Many of us applauded the Arab Spring several years ago, but a number of Arab intellectuals and writers are wondering today what has been accomplished on the ground in terms…

Freedoms remain restricted

The parliamentary legislative committee approved, with suspended thanks, the scrapping of the jail sentence from the audiovisual law. The suspension of thanks comes for two reasons - the first is…

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