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The Fiscal Deficit

Kuwait is an oil country. Our black gold, oil, is the backbone of life. What can happen to us when the demand for oil decreases? The answer came when the…

A Premeditated Doctorate

Many are now chasing the term ‘Dr’ (of philosophy) and want to get it by any means. Before, the PhD required long nights of study and efforts in gathering information…

Kuwait’s traffic and the problem of disrespect

All I can think about the approaching academic year is the traffic. I really hope that this year the government will find a way somehow to organize the traffic, especially…

Massacre in Al-Rawda!

Al-Rawda area has woken up one morning to an environmental crime that angered many of its residents and environmental activists. Many of the palm trees inside Jamal Abdul Nasser Public…

Kuwaiti Hezbollah!

Hezbollah is a page that Kuwait wanted to fold in history, but the seizure and confiscation of an arsenal of weapons in Kuwait last week by citizens who admitted to…

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…