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Should expats pay income tax?

What if a tax is imposed on the money remitted by expatriates? I know this is scary for many expats here, but this issue has seen heated debates in a…

Let’s do it

Good morning, dear readers and I hope that everyone is enjoying the summer heat. In this article, I would like to dream and propose ideas that might help in resolving…

Remembering August 2

August 2, 1990 is like no other day as far as our beloved country Kuwait is concerned. A state invaded its neighbor on this day without any warning, without regard…

Issues Tissues 2

Good morning my dear and honorable readers and I am happy to be back after a long hiatus. In this article, I would like to shed some light on issues…

Five years after the Arab Spring

It has been nearly five years since the Arab Spring revolutions engulfed the streets and occupied headlines, and many people lost their lives to bring change for the better –…

Fashionistas in Kuwait

A fashionista is a person who is devoted to fashionable clothing, particularly unique or high fashion. This concept has entered Kuwaiti society only recently. Although it has been a well-known…

Money or politics?

There is a lot of talk among the UNRWA leadership on cutting aid to the Palestinians. UNRWA (UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees) helps educate and provide basic…

25 years later

It’s a shame that the 2nd of August – which was a dark, black day in the history of Kuwait – is not well-remembered or known by younger generations. Many…

Unity key to face crises

On Aug 2, 1990, Saddam Hussein ordered his troops to invade Kuwait, a historic moment that exposed the true fragility of Arab unity. It was a day that also proved…

Lessons learned?

On the anniversary of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, this article is dedicated to every human being, whether an ordinary citizen, expat or soldier who fought for my country. Aug…

KAC scandal faked?

I tried not to write a word about this matter until the investigation is over, but it seems everyone in Kuwait has an opinion on the scandal. I will not…

A beastly act

In a world where overzealous law enforcement officers murder people based on the color of their skin and vengeful states send people to the gallows based on their beliefs, it…