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Shocking divorce rate in Kuwait

The ministry of justice recently issued a study on the rates and causes of divorce in Kuwait, and the results were shocking. Fifty percent of Kuwaitis are divorced! This ratio…

Falling on deaf ears

Searching Google for information about the volume of arm deals the GCC states had made with the US and Western countries, and sometimes with Russia, one would imagine that our…

Patience, Fatma

Good morning my dear and honorable readers and I wish you a pleasant new academic year. In this article I would like to narrate a story of a domestic worker…

Defeated People’s Psychology

Why are we Arabs and Muslims leading regressive lives? Why do we always enjoy killing each other, then wipe the blood off our swords and claim this was the result…

When are you going to wake up?!

Be it a deal to purchase jet fighters worth Ä8 billion or a proposed one, the result is that the government (authority) has not, so far, absorbed the magnitude of…

Who will bell the cat?

The country is in need of quick and urgent rescue – this is what I concluded while following events of the latest years. Governments did not benefit from the large…

The Garden of Aden and Sanaa

Yemen is in crisis – there is no secret about that. A playing field between regional powers. Yemen and the 50 percent illiterate, 70 percent below the line of poverty,…

Aylan between faith and infidelity

Images of the two-year old Syrian child Aylan who washed ashore with his innocent face down in his red shirt shocked the whole world and prompted a human revolution all…

The EU’s challenge

Last week I wrote about the position of European Union countries in dealing with the issue of Syrian refugees at a time when Gulf states have reservations on opening all…

Shifting proxy wars to direct ones

In an earlier article, I explained the equation of friends and foes these days, which is a fact our planners and politicians ought to take into full consideration so as…

Walking zombies in Kuwait

You cannot go anywhere in Kuwait without seeing people stuck to their mobile phones. I went to a coffee shop in Salmiya recently and there was a bunch of people…

Polygamy in US

A humorous news report appeared recently in the media that received a lot of ridicule and comments. A US citizen called Cody Brown filed a lawsuit to allow him to…