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Kuwait’s Islam

Kuwait is proudly a Muslim country. And to those who wonder ‘what does that mean in this world and in this time in which everything has changed?’ I say: Islam…

Religious Intolerance

Religious extremism is prevailing in the world today, especially in the Middle East, and the problem is that it is being associated with Islam because of ignorance and fanaticism. Is…

Take it Easy on us

Political groups that are holding expatriates responsible for the state’s deteriorating financial status have to cut down the fuss and stop acting arrogantly and racially. They should stop pretending as…

I am the ‘Savior’… and forget ‘Mama America’!

The Inaugural address of US President Donald Trump was harsh, offensive if not insulting to the American political class, both Republican and Democratic. Trump directly addressed the symbols of this…

Eight men own half the world

A new report published by Oxfam International marking the annual gathering of political and business leaders in Davos said eight men own the same amount of wealth as half the…

For the want of a stamp

Does humanity exist? This question seems to baffle people today. On one side terrorist attacks have paralyzed the world while on the other hand there seems to be no solution…

Letters to Badrya

Madam, I read your column in Kuwait Times. I’m an Indian and work here for only KD 100. We leave our countries and spend a tough life here. We work…

A point of view on the demographic imbalance

Statements by Social Affairs Minister and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Subaih about the imbalance in the population structure, and what was published on social media about the population…

Easy Scapegoats

What’s with the intense anti-expat campaign in Kuwait nowadays? Why now? Did we wake up all of a sudden in the morning and discover that we have too many expats…

Hot and cold wars

During the 2016 US Presidential Elections, Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton highlighted some incidents of her opponent, Republic Candidate and eventual winner Donald Trump, sexually abusing a number of women during…

‘KICK EXPATS OUT’

Observing the government and lawmakers’ behavior, one can easily see that they are both at war with expatriates residing in Kuwait. The proposed list of costs for the Ministry of…

Kuwaiti citizenship

Citizenship means the status of being a legally recognized subject of a particular country. In every country, there are different procedures, requirements and types of citizenships. In some countries it…