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Has IS disappeared?

The caliphate of the Islamic State (IS) has ended. This was the most mentioned topic on social media last week, after an announcement by official Iraqi TV of the end…

Circumcision

BBC recently reported an incident that occurred in the UK that raised arguments and debate over its legality and importance. Here is what happened: Three people have been arrested by…

Caring Hands

I’m always happy whenever I see a family taking a stroll together. An all too usual scene in any other part of the world, indeed, but unfortunately a rare find…

Welcome Home

Nowadays, Kuwait appears to be very empty – where is everybody?! Kuwait airport has reported an increased travel rate of over 100 percent! Doesn’t anyone want to stay here? Sure…

Are you over 30?

Hi guys, it’s been a long time! But it’s my habit not to write during Ramadan – to leave the holy month away from criticism and conspiracy theories and instead…

Calculating termination indemnity or end of service benefits in Kuwait

Starting a new job and letting go of an old workspace can be difficult, emotionally and mentally. You might be excited about your new work but you also do not…

Letter to Muna Al-Fuzai

Dear Muna, Trump in the Classroom. It was the Friday before Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day. Kathryn Frey had decided to read Carmen Agra Deedy’s children’s book, “The Yellow…

Envious

I do not want to sound like a racist or prejudiced in this article against expats, as long as my writing will not go beyond the truth, while at the…

Gulf crisis and media

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has been confronting a serious diplomatic crisis since the past three weeks, which may have implications on the future of the region and the world…

Fires in Kuwait

The series of fires in Kuwait do not seem to end, and hardly a week passes without reports of fires making headlines, especially if the damage is severe and innocent…

That fear should ‘not’ be there

I got the habit of saying ‘that fear should be there’ from a friend of mine and I realized that after a while when you constantly use a phrase it…

Childhood discrimination

There is an issue that must be addressed. For too long, this sector of our society has remained silent, unheard of. I am talking about people who have dreams, just…