Count your blessings

By Shakir Reshamwala After yet another year of coronavirus restrictions, including curfews, lockdowns, closures and travel curbs, Kuwait is beginning to return to some semblance...

Two Thousand Dinars: A Lamentable Legacy

By Nejoud Al-Yagout First, we heard that residents above the age of 60 would not be allowed to renew their residencies if they did not...

The incredible incident of the two lighters

By Sahar Moussa Have you ever gone with your children to a supermarket and they grabbed a bar of chocolate, chips, candy, or juice and...

Speak in tongues

By Shakir Reshamwala It is not uncommon to find non-Arabs residing in Kuwait for decades who can barely speak Arabic. If they do speak the...

We Still Have Time To Change

By Nejoud Al-Yagout It is disconcerting and alarming that so many people in our society are distressed. Women are distressed for many reasons, ranging from...

Summer time dread and mantras to counter it

By Jamie Etheridge The prospect of spending the entire summer hiding from Kuwait's 55C+ heat fills me with anxiety. I have two children who recently...

The Life of Expatriates

By Nejoud Al-Yagout Each time an expatriate reads the newspaper, it appears they are not only reading the news, but searching for hope. They are...

V is for Vaccinated

By Nejoud Al-Yagout The vaccine has given many of us hope. In fact, people around the world are rejoicing, especially after the CDC announced that...

World No Tobacco Day

By Abdellatif Sharaa I am sure my good friends out there are now aware that I am highly passionate when it comes to the issue...

Mosafer Insha’Allah?

I had a miserable experience with the Kuwait Mosafer app returning home from a short trip to Jordan. At the Kuwait Airways counter, I...

Tobacco and e-cigs

By Abdellatif Sharaa If a mad man is given an ember, he will not pick it up! If he was asked to touch it, he...

Palestine rises like a phoenix from ashes, blood and fire

By Sahar Moussa   A person can only be born in one place. However, he may die several times elsewhere: In exile and in prison, and...

E Paper

4th August