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Street Gangs

Good morning to all and I wish you all a happy eid to come. In this article, I would like to take you to a trip on Kuwait’s streets to…

Calls for change

Slaughtering an animal in sacrifice is one of the rituals of Islam. It has some conditions and is limited to certain cattle such as camels, cows and sheep. Muslims have…

Arabs over two centuries

At the beginning of the 20th century, Arabs watched the severe conflict and competition between the world’s two superpowers at the time – the British and the French empires. In…

Going Backwards

We writers and politicians are used to ridiculing opinions that do not agree with ours, out of believing that we the specialists are who know politics and its ‘corridors.’ A…

Grave of women

It is not possible that the impact of the news about the death of Mullah Omar is equal on women and men. We knew this man since the first half…

Imagining a world without America

I remember the day very well: A chilly early Tuesday morning in Professor Nick Hostettler’s “Politics and International Relations” lecture at Queen Mary, University of London, where I was doing…

Rampant abuse of workers’ rights

Workers’ rights is not a popular topic here, but I will still keep talking about it even if I am sent to the moon. To make the story short, it…

Bias, corruption and the targeting of expats

The Ministry of Interior in recent months has grown increasingly hardliner in a number of areas. From a crackdown on traffic law violators to stricter border controls, the measures are…

Shocking divorce rate in Kuwait

The ministry of justice recently issued a study on the rates and causes of divorce in Kuwait, and the results were shocking. Fifty percent of Kuwaitis are divorced! This ratio…

Falling on deaf ears

Searching Google for information about the volume of arm deals the GCC states had made with the US and Western countries, and sometimes with Russia, one would imagine that our…

Patience, Fatma

Good morning my dear and honorable readers and I wish you a pleasant new academic year. In this article I would like to narrate a story of a domestic worker…

Defeated People’s Psychology

Why are we Arabs and Muslims leading regressive lives? Why do we always enjoy killing each other, then wipe the blood off our swords and claim this was the result…