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Nakba Balfour

Sir Arthur James Balfour is a name forgotten by many, but will forever ring in the memories of Palestinians. He served as foreign secretary in David George Lloyd’s government of…

Grilling of interests

The National Assembly started its new term with the same old tune. Immediately after HH the Amir concluded the opening ceremony with his words of wisdom, several members of parliament…

Welcome to our new look

Last week the Kuwait Times celebrated 56 years in the market. We’ve been with Kuwait through the worst and the best of times. We’ve seen the country grow and develop…

United We Stand

This week I traveled with a delegation of Kuwait media to Cairo to meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi. The visit was an important moment in Egyptian-Kuwaiti ties. Cairo and…

Don’t Rush To Judge

Two MPs have filed to grill Health Minister Dr Ali Al-Obaidi over a variety of allegations. While filing interpellation motions is the right of lawmakers, one has to look at…

The saddest news

Kuwait Times mourns the passing of one of its oldest and most dedicated professionals today after his sad and untimely death yesterday. Xavier Moraes was an exceptional journalist, a hardworking…

Unity key to face crises

On Aug 2, 1990, Saddam Hussein ordered his troops to invade Kuwait, a historic moment that exposed the true fragility of Arab unity. It was a day that also proved…