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Nurses’ remittances

Nurses are the cornerstone of the healthcare sector, but unfortunately, they rarely get recognized or thanked. They have always been taken for granted and their silence taken as approval, because…

A ‘Kuwaiti’

The late Abdulhussein Abdulredha fought against backwardness and extremism along with other great artists. There isn’t a single Kuwaiti, as far as I know, who looked at Abdulhussein as a…

Week of terror

In one week, terrorism, fiery comments, disputes and the threat of use of the nuclear weapons took the lead in the international scene in most of the world’s capitals, from…

Get out of our country

Anyone who loves a country more than ours, whose passion belongs to a place other than our country, and who prefers to live in and praises the beauty of life…

Was invasion a lesson?

Last week was the 27th anniversary of the brutal Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. This painful anniversary brought back many memories to citizens who remained in Kuwait, and to expats who…

Right before you give up hope

They say that hope is the first step to disappointment or hope is the only thing you have before giving up. I found myself in an unknown situation for the…

‘Neturei Karta’

This movement believes that the Jewish religion should be kept away from the political mud I saw a TV report about an extreme Jewish movement called ‘Neturei Karta’ (city guardians),…

Tech start-ups in Kuwait

Most of you have probably heard the great success story of Talabat, and how a group of Kuwaiti students in Egypt decided to get together and start one of the…

Healthcare in Kuwait

For several years, expats in Kuwait have been paying about KD 50 to health insurance companies for every year of their residencies. However, expatriates cannot renew their residencies unless they…

Domestic violence among expatriates

Domestic violence between expat couples is an old problem. I have always spoken about its seriousness, but in vain. In these violent incidents, expatriate women usually find themselves alone without…

Where is Palestine?

In mid-2015, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East peace process Nicolai Mladenov issued a report through the Security Council calling on the Palestinian and Israeli sides to make…

Boy kills mom

A teenager boy stabbed his Kuwaiti mother 90 times in Zahra a week ago. The crime shook many in the Kuwaiti society, and social media debated the motives of the…

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