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We are not weak

A new print shop for manufacturing and selling high-tech figurines caused a ruckus in Kuwait between Islamist activists and liberals. Some called it “the manufacturing of idols”, over which there…

Fareeha: The kindhearted woman

May the Almighty rest Sheikh Fareeha Al-Sabah’s soul in peace in Heaven. Dear readers, I personally was in constant contact with this kindhearted and tolerant woman who was a kind…

Kuwait and digitization

A recent IMF report titled “Financial Technology, Inclusive Growth and Cyber Risk: Focus on the Middle East” had some interesting points about Kuwait and the increase in digital spending among…

Survey got it wrong

The latest survey by InterNations brought surprising results for many Kuwaitis and raised controversy here. The firm collected votes from 14,300 expats representing 174 nationalities living in 191 countries to…

Happy Islamic New Year

I hope my readers have a year ahead filled with blessings, love, joy and laughter. May this New Year be a blissful one to everyone. The state of Kuwait is…

No fees on roads

A short video was posted on social media in Kuwait on September 4, 2018 for the director of Public Authority for Roads and Transportation, in which he said that authority…

Deportation or Dignity?

The threat of deportation seems to be a lingering ghost, haunting foreigners from the millisecond they step foot into this country. It strips each visitor of dignity, constantly reminding him…

Cholera: The continued crisis

Many of us think infectious and deadly disease such as smallpox and cholera diseases have disappeared forever but this is not the case. Recent news reports have spoken of the…

Amir’s visit to US reflection of strong, enduring partnership

The United States government warmly welcomes the visit of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad al-Sabah to the United States and his meeting with President Trump at the White…

Fake employment

Kuwait provides citizens financial support to encourage them to join the private sector to reduce the employment rate in the government sector, but the implementation of this policy must be…

Man and maids on cruise boat

This title sparked a debate on social media during the Eid holiday. Why? What is the cause of the outrage against this man? The answer is simple. A Kuwaiti man…

Please do me a favor and don’t invite me

Every time I’m invited to a wedding, engagement party, birthday or any occasion, I try to disappear and invent a million excuses in order not to attend. Nowadays, to be…

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