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The country has been robbed

These words were uttered by Dr Fahd Al-Rashid during the occupation ordeal, when he was managing director of Investment Public Authority, after he discovered a plan to steal the country’s…

Green pastures and sick goats

Racism, discrimination and looking down on others might be more fatal to societies than cancer, tuberculosis and plague. However, human beings seem not to be learning the lesson. They are…

Sean, IS and Qaeda

I do not know I am alone in this, or somebody else share it with me. I usually mix between the two US stars, Kevin Spacey and Nicolas Cage. I…

Let’s Help Others

Doing service for humanity is one of the greatest ways we can show our devotion to Allah. All of the revealed scriptures place great emphasis on helping others. In Islam,…

Street Gangs

Good morning to all and I wish you all a happy eid to come. In this article, I would like to take you to a trip on Kuwait’s streets to…

Calls for change

Slaughtering an animal in sacrifice is one of the rituals of Islam. It has some conditions and is limited to certain cattle such as camels, cows and sheep. Muslims have…

Arabs over two centuries

At the beginning of the 20th century, Arabs watched the severe conflict and competition between the world’s two superpowers at the time – the British and the French empires. In…

Going Backwards

We writers and politicians are used to ridiculing opinions that do not agree with ours, out of believing that we the specialists are who know politics and its ‘corridors.’ A…

Grave of women

It is not possible that the impact of the news about the death of Mullah Omar is equal on women and men. We knew this man since the first half…

Imagining a world without America

I remember the day very well: A chilly early Tuesday morning in Professor Nick Hostettler’s “Politics and International Relations” lecture at Queen Mary, University of London, where I was doing…

Rampant abuse of workers’ rights

Workers’ rights is not a popular topic here, but I will still keep talking about it even if I am sent to the moon. To make the story short, it…

Bias, corruption and the targeting of expats

The Ministry of Interior in recent months has grown increasingly hardliner in a number of areas. From a crackdown on traffic law violators to stricter border controls, the measures are…