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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…

The humble Prince of Madinah

Nobility comes as a package, charity cannot be paid by installments and princedom is not only inherited. These three simple phrases sum up what I have seen from His Royal…

World’s worst tourist airport

Arabs seem to have limited their own tourism and investments related to it by calling their touristic attractions ‘summer resorts’ and limited their usage to only two months (July and…

The New Middle East

Has anyone seen the map published online under the title “New Middle East”? Is it really possible to abolish entire states with the stroke of a pen by sectarian chaos?…

Hunting for mistakes

The government of Kuwait does not have proven evidence on the involvement of Emad Mughniya in the hijacking of Al-Jabriya aircraft or any terrorist act against it so far. The…

Putting the new child protection laws into effect

The National Assembly recently issued a law aimed at protecting children from possible abuse or violations by family members or others. The law slots kids into various categories according to…

54 is not a killer but 45 is a killer

It is neither any arithmetical figurative rigmarole nor even a daydream of being a self-conceived airy fairy story, but on the contrary, it is an excellent and glaring account of…