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By Hammad Al-Mutairi KUWAIT, March 18 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Ahmad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah praised Monday the role played by Kuwaiti Kinsfolk Association of Martyrs, captive, and Missing (KKAMCM) in preserving the memories of Kuwait's martyrs who sacrificed themselves in defending their homeland.
How relatives of those who died needlessly in Staffordshire Hospital while he was in charge of its regional health authority must wish their kinsfolk had been allowed to exercise similar control.
How many brave men, how many fair ladies, how many gallant young people, whom any physician--were he Galen, Hippocrates, or Aesculapius himself--would have pronounced in the soundest of health, ate with their kinsfolk, companions, and friends in the morning, and, when evening came, supped with their forefathers in the other world.
The Quran clearly states: "Men shall have a share in what parents and kinsfolk leave behind, and women shall have a share in what parents and kinsfolk leave behind.
3) In response to the ensuing public outrage, publisher William Blackwood removed the "Chaldee Manuscript" from later editions of the October 1817 number, and Philip Flynn has shown that Lockhart used his 1819 work Peter's Letters to His Kinsfolk for "damage-control" by including "flattering portraits of worthies that Blackwood's had offended.
He whoever wishes to move along with the Romans, may do so, and whoever wishes to return back home to his kinsfolk, may do so.
In a statement issued by the Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments, the Ministry cited the significant role of speeches on religious platforms and their genuine mission inspired by the teachings of Prophet Mohammed (peace of Allah and His blessing be upon him, his kinsfolk and companions) who devoted a lifetime for preserving the solid fabric of the Muslim nation.
While the West laments the deplorable state of community living and the apparent lack of community spirit, Islam had provided a guide to living with neighbours in the following verse: 'Worship Allah and join none with Him (in worship); and do good to parents, kinsfolk, orphans, Al-Masakin (the poor), the neighbour who is near of kin, the neighbour who is a stranger, the companion by your side, the wayfarer (you meet), and those (slaves) whom your right hands possess' (Quran, 4:36).
Of course, a relative could have redeemed the land at any time, depending on the action of one's kinsfolk, but the Jubilee occurred only twice a century as a national event.
The problem is, I've become a little bit too (shhh don't tell my dad) English to handle the hard-core Hogmanays of my kinsfolk.
The performance--lasting over half an hour and consisting of 185 verses--combined traditional themes, such as the ritual waking of the deceased, the addressing of deceased kinsfolk, etc.