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Themes of the Quran: Stories of Prophets

The Quran, which was first revealed in the month of Ramadan, mentions 25 prophets by name, and relates their stories as a guidance for contemporary communities. Through these stories, we…

Starting your own business

As a young Kuwaiti myself (relatively young to be honest), it is only normal that I have been surrounded by other young Kuwaitis, especially since I have been brought up…

Combating terrorism is a global duty

Condemnation by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the recent explosion in Istanbul and the promises he made to continue combating terrorism has become a duty of all countries around…

Gratitude: A lesson of Holy Ramadan

By the end of the day, when I finally sit down to a glass of cool water and a few dates, I am overcome with a sense of gratitude. I…

Clearing debts before or during Ramadan

Dear reader, I would like to inform you that among the things that Islam safeguards is your property. Although not all of Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) contemporaries believed in his message,…

Airport’s security

Kuwait International Airport is facing congestion and overcrowding of passengers these days, after it issued a decision to inspect all luggage after passengers get their boarding passes. Kuwait International Airport…

When God spoke

We often offer silent or audible prayers, asking for help from our Creator, for succor from our problems, for blessings on our loved ones, and for forgiveness for our mistakes.…

Bus or Taxi?

Commuting alone is every teen’s dream. Be it to any place or any part of the city for the first time. This excitement dawned on me when I had to…

Orlando massacre

The United States saw the worst shooting incident in its history on Sunday, with 49 people killed at a gay nightclub after a gunman opened fire on them in Orlando…

Altruism in Islam

Altruism, or ‘Al-eithaar’ in Arabic, means to give preference to someone’s needs and welfare over your own. It also means giving preference one over another depending on each one’s urgent…

Kuwait’s Treaty of Versailles

Let me begin by warning you that this article is rather straightforward yet too historical- and political- based. It will briefly link the core value that the Treaty of Versailles…

Slippers & Democracy

Watching the ugly scenes which took place in the parliament on Monday was really shocking for the nation. It’s not the first time, of course, that such rough disputes take…