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									                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ARAB TIMES, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2011
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Kuwait did not pay Iraq DIWANIYA
to ‘overlook’ port project                                                                                                                                                                                                                           a digest of public opinion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Arabs victim of US double standards
                              Baghdad media reports baseless: Al-Busairi
                                                                                                                                                     KUWAIT CITY, Oct                  ‘Impose restrictions on veto power’
                                                                                                                                                     1, (KUNA): Minister
                                                                                                                                                     of Oil, Minister of               “THE United States of America’s           the United States of America will            commodities for one year without
                                                                                                                                                                                       attitude in dealing with the applica-     oppose the Palestinian National              causing inflation that resulted from
                                                                                                                                                     State for National                tion filed by the President of the        Authority’s request to join the              the approval of new pay scales. The
                                                                                                                                                     Assembly Affairs, and             Palestinian National Authority            United Nations as an independent             free supply, which was generously
                                                                                                                                                     Acting Minister of                (PNA) Mahmoud Abbas to allow              state. In my opinion, such an unjus-         granted by HH the Amir Sheikh
                                                                                                                                                     State for Cabinet                 Palestine join the United Nations         tifiable attitude will be considered         Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, is also
                                                                                                                                                                                       and eventually enjoy complete             the last nail in the ‘bier’ of               fair compared to the current system
                                                                                                                                                     Affairs Mohammad                  membership in the international           Palestinian-Israeli negotiations and         in which most State employees were
                                                                                                                                                     Al-Busairi       said             organization reflected the true atti-     expose the United States of America          not included; hence, they have been
                                                                                                                                                     Saturday that Kuwait              tude of America towards Arabs and         not only before the Arab world, but          struck by inflation.
                                                                                                                                                     did not pay Iraqis to             fair causes,” columnist Mubarak Bin       before the international community              “This has made the majority a vic-
                                                                                                                                                     overlook the issue of             Shafi Al-Hajri wrote for Al-Watan         at large.”                                   tim of the minority. If the pay raise
                                                                                                                                                                                       Arabic daily Saturday.                                     Also:                       proposals currently under discussion
                                                                                                                                                     the Mubarak Al-                       “Since it inherited the dossier of                                                 are related to performance and the
                                                                                                                                                     Kabir seaport in the              the Middle East region from Britain,         “The view of both the old and new         reward-and-punishment mechanism,
                                                                                                                                                     northern part of the              the United States of America has          Western imperialists towards the             then they would be beneficial in
                                                                                                                                                                                       shown complete bias towards Israel.       Arab peoples has not changed even
                                                                                                                                                     country as suggested                                                        after the Arab territories were liber-       terms of the quality of work.
                                                                                                                                                                                       In fact, Washington, during the past                                                   However, these privileges are being
                                                                                                                                                     by Iraqi press.                   fifty years, has spared no effort in      ated and purged from the imperial-
                                                                                                                                                       Al-Busairi told KUNA                                                      ists by the heroes of the Grand Arab         granted in an atmosphere where the
                                                                                                                                                                                       supporting the consecutive Israeli                                                     hard-working employee is treated
                                                                                                                                                     that Kuwait denies any            governments at all levels.                Revolution. Arab territories have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              equally with those who do not per-
                                                                                                                                                     accusation of such sort,             “At the United Nations,                been washed by the blood of these
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 heroes and martyrs who liberated             form their duties well.”
                                                                                                                                                     adding that such claims by        Washington can use the veto power
                                                                                                                                                     an Iraqi media outlet was                                                   every inch of these territories, which                    ❑     ❑      ❑
                                                                                                                                                                                       in favor of Israel and foil a real
                                                                                                                                                     debunked by the Kuwaiti           peaceful initia-                          stretch from the Atlantic Ocean to              “A popular adage says, ‘The book
                                                                                                                                                     Embassy in Baghdad on a           tive that was                             the Arabian Gulf, from the Western           is read from its title’, but some peo-
                                                                                                                                                     previous occasion.                aimed at restor-                          imperialists,” columnist Mustafa Al-         ple may object to this for only one
                                                                                                                                                         The Iraqi committee which     ing the usurped                           Sarraf wrote for Al-Qabas daily              reason. They may believe some
                                                                                                                                                     visited Kuwait recently was       rights of the                             Saturday.                                    authors or publishers use titles just
                                                                                                                                                     informed about the purpose of     persecuted                                   “Such being the case, the                 to catch the attention of readers to
                                                                                                                                                     the seaport with complete         Palestinian                               Westerners still harbor grudge               boost sales,” Sa’ad Al-Me’tash wrote
                                                                                                                                                     transparency on part of           people. In this                           against us and are still secretly and        for Al-Rai daily.
                                                                                                                                                     Kuwait, said the minister.        connection, one                           overtly conspiring against us in a bid          “The latter is related to action of
                                                                                                                                                         He indicated that such        may cite the                              to loot our potentials by hook or by         some writers who change the titles
                                                                                                                                                     statements by the outlet          recent speech                             crook.                                       of their books. We can cite as an
                                                                                                                                                     should lead to dangerous con-     of      Foreign                              “In this context, one may cite how        example the language books. Some
                                                                                                                                                     sequences on bilateral rela-                               Al-Hajri         the West represented by the then
                                                                                                                                                                                       Minister of the                                                                        of these books’ include learning
                                                                                                                                                     tions if it were taken serious-   Kingdom of Saudi Arabia HRH               British and French imperialists con-         English, French or any other lan-
                                                                                                                                                     ly.                                                                         spired against the Arab nation at the        guage within seven days in their
                                                                                                                                                         Meanwhile, in another         Prince Saud Al-Faisal which he
                                                                                                                                                                                       delivered before the UN General           beginning of the 20th century                titles. However, when you open
                                                                                                                                                     development, the Interior                                                   through the so-called Sixes — Pico
                                                                                                                                                     Ministry had issued a book        Assembly and in which he called on                                                     these books, you will realize they
                                                                                                                                                                                       all member states to shun double          Treaty that was followed by the              sold an illusion like the dream of
                                                                                                                                                     documenting the search for                                                  issuance of pledges by the then
                                                                                                                                                     the remains of 605 Kuwaiti        standards while trying to achieve the                                                  learning karate, in which the readers
                                                                                                                                                                                       objectives and purposes referred to       British foreign secretary Arthur             discover they are merely at the pre-
                                                                                                                                                     Prisoners Of War (POWs)                                                     James Bellfore through which
                                                                                                                                                     who were captured and exe-        in the UN charter.                                                                     liminary stage of learning the move-
                                                                                                                                                                                          “In an apparent reference to the       Britain allowed the Zionist                  ments related to the martial arts.
                                                                                                                                                     cuted by the Iraqi forces.
                                                                                                                                                         Director General of the       veto power used by the permanent          Movement to plant a cancerous                   “A friend told me about an
                                                                                                                                                     forensic department at the        member states, the Saudi minister         gland, namely Israel, in our body.           American author, who announced
                                                                                                                                                     Ministry Major-General Dr         called for imposing certain restric-         “Following the pledges and Sixes-         the publication of a book entitled,
                                                                                                                                                     Fahad Dousari said that Al-       tions on the usage of such power.         Pico Treaty, both Britain and France         ‘How to Become a Millionaire’, so
                                                                                                                                                     Muhimah Al-Kubrah (the            Needless to say, the Saudi prince’s       occupied many countries and built a          he asked those interested in the book
                                                                                                                                                     Major Operation) book docu-       bid in question reflected his many        lot of military bases in various parts       to send him a dollar. This made him
                                                                                                                                                     mented the search for the         years of experience as foreign minis-     of the Arab nation in the name of            a millionaire in a month and advised
                                                                                                                                                     remains of Kuwaiti and other      ter and his knowledge that the veto       protecting their vital interests in the      the senders to do the same if they
                                                                                                                                                     nationals arrested during the     power was being used by some per-         region as well as for providing nec-         want to earn a million.
                                                                                                                                                     period between August 1990        manent members to thwart peace            essary protection to Israel and even-           “Is it possible that we, in Kuwait,
                                                                                                                                                     and February 1991.                process in the Middle East region         tually lay their hands on our oil            want to become millionaires, so we
                                                                                                                                                         He noted that thus far,       and to consecrate the Israeli occupa-     wealth.                                      want to know how the lawmakers
                                                                                                                                                     around 236 bodies were iden-      tion of the Arab territories and the         “Western imperialists had ruled
                                                                                                                                                     tified and buried, adding that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ‘fatten’ their bank accounts? Does
                                                                                                                                                                                       inhuman practices of the Israelis in      the Arab countries using the ‘divide         the implementation of the agenda of
                                                                                                                                                     the team responsible for such                                               and rule’ policy and as such, they
                                                                                                                                                     mission works in Kuwait and       the said territories.                                                                  certain members of the ruling family
                                                                                                                                                                                          “Yes, the United States of             selected ignorant leaders to rule this       allow one to accumulate wealth?
                                                                                                                                                     abroad to bring back the                                                    part of the world in order to make
                                                                                                                                                     remains of loved ones.            America absolutely supports Israel.                                                    God Almighty will protect those
                                                                                                                                                                                       In fact, the American vision towards      sure that their interests are taken care     who obtain wealth in a legitimate
                                                                                                                                                         He indicated that more than                                             of.
                                                                                                                                                     100 specialists had worked in     peace is not different from that of                                                    way, not those who present grilling
                                                                                                                                                                                       Israel’s. Therefore when an Arab             “Recently, history repeated itself        requests and execute plans for per-
                                                                                                                                                     the mission and such effort                                                 and this was evident through the atti-
                                                                                                                                                     was depicted in the book.         national, for instance, reads an                                                       sonal gains.”
                                                                                                                                                                                       American report slamming a foreign        tude adopted by the Western coun-
                                                                                                                                                         Al-Dousari also noted that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 tries, namely the United States of                        ❑     ❑      ❑
                                                                                                                                                     the team had discovered the       country for violating human rights
                                                                                                                                                     remains of Iraqi soldiers and,    and then watches in the media the         America, France, Italy, Britain and             “The ‘gate lawmakers’ scandal, as
                                                                                                                                                     out of humane considerations,     immoral and inhuman practices of          their allies by rejecting Palestine’s        I fondly like to call the multimillion
                                                                                                                                                     returned back the bodies to the   Israelis in Gaza Strip of Palestine       request to join the United Nations as        dinar scandal, presents the ideal for-
                                                                                                                                                     Iraqi authorities so that their   with no reaction from the United          a complete independent state. In             mula for dealing with crises and
                                                                                                                                                     families would be at peace.       States of America, he is bound to         fact, they adopted the attitude to           deriving positive results from that,”
                                                                                                                                                         The publication consists of   hate America. This is particularly        meet the satisfaction of Israel and          Dr Ghanim Al-Najar wrote for Al-
                                                                                                                                                     seventh chapters document-        true when he notices that                 eventually consecrate the latter’s           Jarida daily.
                                                                                                                                                     ing the efforts of the search     Washington keeps on calling               occupation of Palestinian territo-              “Our political culture and prac-
                                                                                                            Photos by Anwar Daifallah                team in their mission to return   Palestinians to practice so-called self   ries.”                                       tices have always been volatile and
The contemporary arts exhibition organized a fair themed ‘Face to Face’ at the Life Center                                                           the remains of Kuwaiti citi-      control and return to the table of                     ❑      ❑     ❑                  we rarely experience a period of
Complex in Shuwaikh Wednesday and displayed a large collection of carving and painting                                                               zens and other nationals.         negotiations.                                                                          boredom. We run from one crisis to
by various artists in Kuwait. The works expressed happiness, sadness, frustration, joy,                                                                                                                                             “We tend to take half of what a
worry, beauty, hope and other aspects of emotion. Top & above: Some pictures taken at                                                                                                     “Meanwhile, the international          democratic system calls for — the            another. With the level of rot in our
                                       the event.                                                                                                                                      quartet has called for the resumption     right to hold strikes and demonstra-         system, the recent scandal is nothing
                                                                                                                                                     Top ministry                      of negotiations between Palestinians
                                                                                                                                                                                       and Israelis and to stop taking any
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 tions, while disregarding two essen-         to talk about, whereas many are of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the view that the issue shouldn’t
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 tial matters: giving back to the State
                                         Schools to launch website                                                                                   official hurdle                   unilateral measure that may impede
                                                                                                                                                                                       the peace process in the region. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 through a balanced taxation system           have been raised in the first place.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The pro-government lawmakers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and receiving income from the State
                                                                                                                                                     in cheap Net,                     Palestinians responded, saying they       according to fair criteria,” Faisal Al-      argue about national embarrassment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and the need to save the country’s
Student, teacher e-link on anvil                                                                                                                     phone service
                                                                                                                                                                                       will not return to the negotiation
                                                                                                                                                                                       table unless Israelis halt illegal set-
                                                                                                                                                                                       tlements on Palestinian lands and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Zamel wrote for Al-Anba daily.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “In our democracy, stock
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 exchange dealers are being system-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              economy from harm.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 “Many others have gone to the
                                                                                                                                                                                       added that Israel has been grossly        atically misled in their trade. Some         extent of blaming foreign powers of
KUWAIT CITY, Oct 1: The Director of                                        and Muhalhel Al-Mudhaf Schools respec-                                    KUWAIT CITY, Oct 1: A sen-        challenging international legitimacy                                                   trying to disrupt the national securi-
Hawalli Educational Area Mona Al-Salal                                     tively. She noted the national initiative is                              ior official in the Ministry of                                             owners of newspapers use their
                                                                                                                                                                                       and the international community at        papers to justify their malpractices         ty. Our government and the Central
has announced that an interactive website                                  aimed at serving the academic community,                                  Communications is allegedly       large through the settlements.                                                         Bank are acting like they are not
will be launched to facilitate interaction                                                                                                           hindering efforts to expand                                                 like theft and to fabricate stories
                                                                           indicating the ministry will use 42 schools                               the capacity of international        “Israel said it is ready to resume     against honorable people who con-            concerned at all. We have no other
among teachers, school administrators,                                     to improve service through the interactive                                                                  negotiations, but it will not stop        front them. If some persons in               option than forge ahead with a sin-
students and parents after the system has                                                                                                            network “which would help
                                                                           website.                                                                  reduce the cost of phone calls    building settlements on Palestinian       power believe they can use political         cere reform agenda to clean up the
been implemented on experimental basis                                                                                                               and      Internet    services,”   territories. In spite of such a gross     money in each grilling, then there           whole system. Chasing the lawmak-
in three schools, reports Al-Watan Arabic                                     She noted the Information Technology                                                                     Israeli challenge, the United States                                                   ers involved in this scandal isn’t
                                                                           Orientation Center at the Hawalli                                         informed sources told Al-                                                   should be a firm stand against inter-
daily.                                                                                                                                               Seyassah daily.                   of America is throwing its weight         pellations aimed at probing into             enough. We must uproot the scourge
  This was revealed by Al-Salal during an                                  Educational Zone directly oversees imple-                                    The sources pointed out to     completely behind Israel.                 administrative issues in businesses.         from our institutions once and for
event at the auditorium of Sahla Bint                                      mentation of the project to render ideolog-                               the ministry’s delays in sign-       “Moreover, American President             “The State supports households            all.”
Sa’ad School in Jahra, as well as Anjefah                                  ical support.                                                             ing a contract for this purpose   Barack Obama has made it clear that       through the free supply of basic                     — Compiled by Zaki Taleb
                                                                                                                                                     despite getting an approval
                                                                                                                                                     from the Central Tenders
                                                                                                                                                     Committee (CTC) on March
          Kuwait Today                                                                                                                               16, 2011. “The ministry didn’t
                                                                                                                                                     take any action even six
                                                                                                                                                     months after getting the                                    News in Brief
                Prayer Timings                                                                                                                       approval for the project which
Fajr ................................04:22am                                             deaths                                                      would reduce the cost of
Sunrise ...............................05:41                                                                                                         Internet services and raise the
Zohr ....................................11:38                                                                                                       efficiency of international
Asr ......................          03:01 pm     Mesfer Nafel Mahdi Al-Ajmi, 70 years old, buried. Condolences:                                                                                                                  Sabah sent identical cables to the           the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-
Maghreb .............................05:34       Sabahiya, Block 4, St 8, House 237, Tel: 60755599, 99756664. Fahd                                   communications,”           they   Princess’ death condoled: His
                                                 Awadh Radhi Al-Sameeri, 59 years old, buried. Condolences: (Men)                                                                      Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-        Nigerian leadership (KUNA)                   Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-
Isha.....................................06:50                                                                                                       added.                                                                                                                   Sabah sent identical cables to the
           Kuwait Weather
                                                 Yarmouk, Block 2, Al-Awal St, House 44, Tel: 99755900. (Women) Al-
                                                                                                                                                        Sources said the senior        Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Saturday                    ❑     ❑     ❑
                                                 Salam, Block 6, St 604, House 23, Tel: 25234132. Wedad Ahmad                                                                          sent a cable of condolences to the                                                     Cypriot leadership. (KUNA)
Expected weather for the next                    Farhan, 45 years old, wife of Khalaf Jadou’ Ebaid Al-Enzi, buried.                                  official is thwarting all
                                                                                                                                                                                       Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques         China National Day: His Highness the                      ❑     ❑     ❑
24 hours:                                        Condolences: (Men) Jahra, Al-Qasr 4A Al-Awal St, House 11, Tel:                                     attempts by giving flimsy                                                   Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber
By night: Fair with light variable               60674040. (Women) Naseem, Block 2, St 10, House 35, Tel: 66609908.                                                                    King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz of Saudi
wind changing to light to moder-                 Afifa Jrees Nassar, 87 years old, widow of Hovakeem Hovakemyan,                                     excuses like the lack of budg-    Arabia, expressing deep condolences       Al-Sabah addressed a cable of congratula-    Spain lauds ties: Officials at the
ate north westerly wind, with                    buried. Condolences: Salwa, Block 10, St 3, House 7, Tel: 97917736.                                 et or review papers and tender    over the demise of Princess Mashaael      tions to the President of the People’s       Spanish Foreign Ministry lauded Saturday
speed of 08-30 km/h causing                      Khalid Mohammed Ma’touq Al-Asalawi, 27 years old, buried.                                           documents and so on, all of       Bint Faisal Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.        Republic of China, Hu Jintao, on the occa-   relations with Kuwait, noting that the
blowing dust over areas later on.                Condolences: (Men) Ardhiya, Block 1, St 1, House 44, Tel: 99188558.                                 which serve the interests of                                                sion of his country’s National Day.          upcoming visit by Kuwaiti Deputy Prime
By day: Hot with moderate fresh-                 (Women) Al-Salam, Block 6, St 607, House 16, Tel: 99942335.                                                                              HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf
ening at times northerly to north                                                                                                                    Internet companies.               Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and HH            HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf          Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr.
easterly wind, with speed of 15-                                                                                                                        Sources added that the         the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-      Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and HH            Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah
40 km/h causing blowing dust.                                                                     Oct 1, 2011                                        CTC wrote to the Ministry of      Mohammad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent           the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-         would further boost relations.
Station                   Max            Min                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The officials told KUNA here that the
                          Rec            Exp
                                                                                                                                                     Communications a few weeks        similar cables. (KUNA)                    Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-
                                                                                                                                                     ago and demanded it to                                                      Sabah sent identical cables to the           upcoming visit by the Kuwaiti minister
Kuwait City                39             32     Beacon M28        38   31 30      3ft      SE     Max temp ...................................40                                                    ❑     ❑    ❑                                                             Sunday would further boost relations in
Kuwait Airport             42             26     Beacon N6         35   27 -       3ft      SE     Min temp ....................................24   urgently complete contract                                                  Chinese leadership. (KUNA)
Nuwaiseeb                  42             26     Umm Al-Maradem    37   31 -       3ft      SE     Max Rh ...................................57%     procedures on the basis of its    Congrats to Nigeria: His Highness                        ❑     ❑       ❑               all possible aspects, adding that the
Wafra                      45             28     Sea island buoy   34   31 32      3ft      SE     Min Rh ....................................10%                                      the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-                                                     Spanish monarchy and Kuwaiti leader-
Salmi                      39             25                                                       Max Wind....................SE 39 km/h            decision in meeting No. 21
Abdaly                     41             26
                                                 Salmiyah          36   31 -       3ft      SE
                                                                                                   Total Rainfall in 24 hr .........00 mm            held in March 2011.               Jaber Al-Sabah addressed a cable of       Cyprus congratulated: His                    ship always looked forward to such coop-
                                                 Julaia Port       36   28 -       3ft      SE                                                                                                                                   Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-
Jalaliyah                  40             28                                                                                                            Sources say the ministry’s     congratulations to the President of the                                                eration. Sheikh Mohammad is scheduled
Failaka                    38             27        Tide times at Shuwaikh Port                         Recorded yesterday at                                                          Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck     Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah addressed a          to discuss with senior Spanish officials
Ahmadi Port                36             30                                                               South Dolphin                             delay in signing the contract
                                                 1st high tide: .........................01:45
                                                                                                                                                     is against the law and hinders    Jonathan, on the occasion of his coun-    cable of congratulations to the President    ways and means of bolstering and
Umm Al-Maradem             36             30     2nd high tide .........................15:45      Min/Max/ Air Temp ............30/36 C                                                                                         of the friendly Republic of Cyprus,          strengthening bilateral relations, said offi-
Warba-Bubiyan              37             26                                                       Min/Max Rel Hum .............19/65%               the implementation of the         try’s National Day.
                                                 1st low tide:...........................20:30                                                                                                                                   Demetris Christofias, on the occasion of     cial sources of the ministry, affirming the
                                                                                                   Wind Dir./Wind Speed .S/29 km/h                   project itself. They added that      HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf
           Marine Forecast                       2nd low tide: .........................09:15
                                                                                                   Prev Wave Dir/Max Wave HtN/5 ft                                                     Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and HH         his country’s National Day.                  strong role Kuwait played in the Gulf
Station           Max Min Sea Today’s            Sunrise:.................................05:41                                                      a budget worth KD 600,000
                  Exp Rec Surf Waves             Sunset:..................................17:34    Min/Max Sea Surface Temp ...30/31 C                                                 the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-         HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf          region, the Middle East, and world arena
                                Ht Direction                                                       Sea Current ..................Up welling          was allocated to the ministry     Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-            Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and HH            on numerous occasions. (KUNA)
South Dolphin      36 31 30       3ft      SE        Recorded yesterday at                          — Directorate General of Civil                   in fiscal year 2011-2012 for
Ahmadi L/V         33 31 32       3ft      SE           Kuwait Airport                              Aviation, Meteorological Dept.                   the project.

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