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Freedom of silence

Arab nations have innovations that the world does not know about. The Arab reformist Al-Kawakibi, author of the book ‘Nature of Tyranny and Downfall of Enslavement,’ who was born in…

The sheep’s future

No one cares about courtesy and favors if interests are at stake   The ship arrived at its final destination loaded with sheep. The sheep were unloaded, driven into barns…

Domestic workers in Kuwait

Domestic workers in Kuwait can sometimes have really tough jobs. They work in large houses with big families running errands from cleaning, washing, cooking, and entertaining the children for exceptionally…

As sweet as honey

The key to combating corruption lies in the hands of decision-makers “Corruption is sweet and that is why we like it, but,please do not get used to its sweetness,” said…

Policemen indifference

Everybody is complaining and grumbling about traffic situations in Kuwait, the way people drive and vehicles that are not fit for ordinary roads but instead should rather be driven on…

Rent laws

Moving to a new country is difficult. It is a bold step to take, and although a lot of information is available online, it can still be an overwhelming experience…

King of Flies

If it was not for Allah’s grace and our leadership’s wisdom, we would have gone through what others have been experiencing Talk is cheap and goes uncharged; otherwise silence would…

Kurdistan, the open file

Iraqi Kurdistan, officially called the Kurdistan Region by the Iraqi constitution, is a proto-state located in the north of Iraq and constitutes the country’s only autonomous region, with Irbil as…

Destroying political kayfabe

Politicians thrive on the people’s dance of temporary beliefs and shifting attitudes in a way that’s quite similar to the entertainment industry. To illustrate the point, consider ‘kayfabe’. In pro…

Standing up for those who cannot stand up for themselves

In the years before and immediately after the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, it was common to read stories about Asian livestock workers, shepherds and farms laborers who lived and worked…

Social Media: The virus affecting teenagers

We live in a day and age where social media is dominating the world and our society as well, and its power is undoubtedly strong with how many methods of…

Dumb and dumber

The dawn of the internet has made the world an easier place to live in. Everything we need or want is one click away, from information to shopping. Just like…