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Kuwait’s Labor Law: The Probation Period

Around 70 percent of Kuwait’s population is not Kuwaiti and that is a number to be proud of. I repeatedly write about what a blessing the non-national community in Kuwait…

Trump in Saudi Arabia

US President Donald Trump is visiting Saudi Arabia, and this trip has made headlines in the Arab press since the past week. Speculations and debate over this visit and its…

Flying gravel

The court of appeal rejected a claim by a woman for KD 5,000 in compensation for damage to her vehicle as a result of flying gravel on the roads. The…

Intrusion

Are we really, and I mean truly, free? Are we able to shape our lives as we wish – as long as it does not violate the law – or…

Dr [insert your name here]

We are plagued by the “necessity” of becoming a doctor or an engineer, and at times an architect. These angular jobs jab at our humanity. Most people select these professions…

Hypocrisy

Even our best writers are starting to follow the current. In the last few years, and especially the past few months, we have heard nothing from parliamentarians and officials except…

The worst is yet to come

The sense of patriotism is dying in most people According to recent statistics, Arabs’ declared losses over the past six years reached $ 1.2 trillion, which is only the cost…

‘Kaifi, ana Kuwaiti’

Good morning dear and honorable brothers and sisters, and I wish you all a blessed month of Ramadan in advance. The title of this column means ‘I am a Kuwaiti,…

The unlucky women

How many lucky women do we have in Kuwait who have understanding husbands and normal children like those in the past? The woman of a house faces difficulties when her…

The ideal method of coexistence

Refugees travel from one European country to another, then reach North and South America in some cases, involving walking and dangerous sea journeys. This has become a humanitarian issue some…

The Honorable Policeman

On my way home on Thursday after 3:00 pm, the temperature indicator pointed at 43 C degrees. I saw a traffic police car with its flash lights on, pulled over…

Doing business in Kuwait as a non-national

We are lucky in Kuwait to have such a diverse and talented community, and we are blessed to be able to learn from different cultures and societies. Like I have…