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Salmiya building fire

KUWAIT: A fire recently broke out in a Salmiya building. Firemen rushed to the scene and battled the blaze. According to security sources, the fire started from a pile of…

Porters fight over 1 dinar

KUWAIT: Two porters working in a department store face arrest after brawling over a dinar. A female citizen gave the two porters KD 1 as a tip when they carried…

Man shot in his bed

KUWAIT: A citizen in his twenties was recently found shot to death while in his bed at his house in Jahra. The man was shot twice, once in the face…

What do you worship?

Humans have a need to worship, a need most appropriately satisfied in the worship of God. However, when God is not worshipped, other things fill the vacuum. Some people seem…

Letter from an expat

I am nothing; a nobody. I am but a supporting actor, playing a minor role in lives that are deemed far more important than mine. I am nameless and faceless…

Is this ever going to stop?

It’s 7.30 and I’m awake, must be Sunday. I check the Kuwait Times website as a morning ritual and just when I thought with all the visits our delegations are…

Less culture, more success

Success is what we target and attain. It gets addictive when our brain’s pleasure signals are fired up, causing us to experience a very pleasurable state of mind. Eventually, this…

Psychology of War

I know that this is not a topic that we should comfortably discuss (especially during this holy time of the year). However IS continues to be a threat, and looking…

Kuwait: The posh Arabian playground

‘Limited viewpoint portrays only a narrow window to Kuwait’ As soon as you pick up a copy of the National Geographic magazine and turn the cover to the first page,…

Sadu as a way of life

“One meter of plain Sadu can take up to two days of work. One with many details in the piece, it could take up to a week.” Al Sadu is…

IS seals off area around symbolic Mosul mosque

Iraqi forces pushing to recapture remaining pockets BAGHDAD: Islamic State group militants have blocked the area around a highly symbolic mosque in Mosul’s Old City where the group’s leader made…

Move to re-write Venezuelan constitution amid protests

 Naked power grab CARACAS: Venezuela’s opposition called for weekend protests as the deadline neared for candidates for an assembly to re-write the constitution a gathering opponents slam as a naked…