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Barrak is free

  On Friday, authorities released former parliamentarian Musallam Al-Barrak after he served two years in prison in a state security case for insulting His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad…

Teachers, stop beating!

Two separate nasty school incidents took place recently. The first was a video showing a teacher beating and yelling at a schoolgirl. The second incident was the beating of a…

Dear Men: In honor of Dina Ali

When men in the world cannot coexist with women, we are left with tragic stories such as that of Dina Ali, who sought asylum in Australia but was turned back…

The nth language

We all have a mother tongue, and some have the privilege of being able to speak a second language; others even three to four languages, and so on. Therefore, the…

Petty problems

Lately, I’ve noticed that since the past few years, corruption and petty bribery have become a way of life in Kuwait. We never experienced this in Kuwait in the previous…

America: Gothamized?

Comic books, novels, and movies all reassure a sense of old school heroism. But let us not forget that heroes need their polar opposites: ‘evil doers.’ Batman’s greatness is dependent…

Master their language

I read a column by Dr Suad Al-Sabah in Al-Rai yesterday about a topic that has been on my mind for many years. Guys, it’s about the decline of our…

Kuwait’s Corruption Protection Authority!

Kuwait’s rank on the corruption perceptions index for 2016 according to Transparency International dropped by 20 positions, as Kuwait ranks 75th in 2016 compared to 55th in 2015. Such dangerous…

It’s up to us

Social media has overtaken our lives. It’s hijacking our privacies. Now it’s the fashion or the norm, you could say, for people not to listen to the news on the…

Kick Kuwaitis out of Kuwait!

I know, dear readers, that this article’s title might be shocking, but what is happening nowadays by advocates of racism begets such a call. The best proof of this is…

Absconding

Absconding by definition, according to Merriam-Webster, is to depart secretly and hide oneself. The word absconding is a harsh word and is usually used for someone that is running away…

Kuwaitis and expats share Kuwait

I could sense it very well. You could sense it very well, too, if only you listen and see well enough. There is a growing sense of hatred towards non-nationals…

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