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Entering into a work relationship

I have been writing for the past two years on multiple platforms and as I look back on last year’s accomplishments, I am extremely grateful that I started writing for…

Life without oil

Oil prices have fallen rapidly. This crisis will have social, economic and political repercussions in the short term with possible negative results on the regional and international levels. But how…

Welcome 2016!

We are in day one of 2016, and should start assessing what we have and haven’t achieved in the past 12 months. Some may say: So what, it is just…

A Visit To The Shelter

Good morning dear brothers and sisters and I wish all of you a happy holiday to come. In this article, I would like to talk about my experience during my…

Mercy, chickenpox years

Kuwaitis have always ‘dated’ years, giving them certain names according to major incidents. Thus, they have historically known the year 1918 as the year of ‘mercy’ due to the great…

Peace in Syria

The UN recently approved a resolution on an international roadmap for a political transition in Syria to end the conflict and call for launching Syrian peace talks by the beginning…

Visa Regulations for Contractors

I am going to be completely honest with you – visa regulations are not a simple topic to write about. The regulations themselves are easy to understand but they change…

Sharm Is Safe

I could not think of a better word to describe Sharm El-Sheikh. Sharm El-Sheikh is an Egyptian tourist city located at the confluence of the Gulf of Aqaba and Suez…

The night of Jleeb state cleansing

A major security campaign in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh resulted in the arrest of 3,338 violators: 1,248 without IDs, 305 residency violators, 135 wanted debtors, 63 on arrest orders, 123 prostitutes, 299…

A Role Model

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s call to “significantly reduce” the number of refugees entering Germany and her rejection to closing Germany’s borders for humane reasons at the same time is in fact…

A Good Neighbor

I have known Dr Nermin Al-Houti for quite some time through her columns and lectures, but never seen her in person until about two years ago when I was invited…

Theatre in old Kuwait

It is a known fact that overlooking the sea, Kuwait is a fully sea-dependent nation. Kuwaitis used to dive for pearls in summer and sail to India and East Africa…