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Harassment is a crime

When I was a kid, I was great fan of the popular US series “The Cosby Show”. I loved to watch Bill Cosby and his perfect family, and over the…

Why is the Gulf fat?

Kuwait is ranked highest in obesity in the entire world. Infamously, we won the title of “the restaurant capital of the world” by the Western media. Our Gulf countries have…

Kuwait’s expats, where to?

Kuwait thrived on outsiders finding it a lucrative money-making machine A novel treatment of expats by our parliament took place in these past few weeks. Parliamentarians exaggerated how much Kuwaitis…

Crimes of mislead youth

Those attacks were committed by reckless young mislead people living in a state of illusion London Ambulance Services recently stated that a man was killed and two others were injured…

Visa regulations for dependents

Even as practicing lawyers in Kuwait, we are well aware of the confusion that may arise because of the continuously changing visa regulations, even more so for women who are…

Discover America Week builds upon Amir’s visit to US

It’s my great pleasure to launch the fifth annual Discover America Week here in Kuwait. This week of events symbolizes the close connections between the Kuwaiti and American peoples. We…

Palestinian-Israeli conflict today

The words of Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem against the Israeli delegation at the 137th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in the Russian city of St Petersburg, which lead…

Un(Social) media

Recently, a woman I know posted a photograph of a collapsed Buddhist temple in Myanmar and she added a caption praising God. As a Muslim, she was so outraged by…

The problems with polygamy

Polygamy can be found in Arab societies, and in other non-Islamic societies too. Regardless of the social and familial effects of this phenomenon, some men still practice it and some…

Tech startups in Kuwait

As I am sitting in the audience of ArabNet, a conference focused on digital business and entrepreneurship in MENA, and listening to entrepreneurs pitching their ideas, I can’t help but…

We are sucking food, MPs

Those cards cover so many services that are of no use to retirees Parliament agenda includes a clause known as ‘responding to letters’. As far as I know, it involves…

Bitcoin

There seems to be a new global trend on how to make quick money and become wealthy overnight! I am not a financial expert, but like everyone else, I heard…