Monday , February 27 2017

Ali Ahmed Al-Baghli

Assembly’s Valentine and its Devil

ON TUESDAY, Feb 15, the young and active Member of Parliament Ahmed Al-Fadhel distributed red roses to his colleagues in the Parliament on the occasion of Valentine’s Day. This civilized initiative could have transformed the National Assembly from a place of insults and altercations to a place of sublimity and …

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Tearful aspects of Kuwait corruption

WITH Kuwait reaching the bottom of the corruption list in the Gulf region and falling by 20 points in the global corruption index, I believe we, especially the decision makers, should feel a bit ashamed. However, we are daily witnessing the contrary in the newspapers, as our officials in government …

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Respect for presidency … not President

WE have been intimate with tens of US presidents throughout our lives … from Eisenhower to Barack Obama … passing through Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Regan, Carter, George Bush — the father, Clinton and Bush — the son … but Donald Trump as president is something else. For the first time …

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A fascist philosopher behind every president

THE Saudi newspaper “Al-Sharq Al-Awsat” recently published an analysis report on the masterminds behind the presidents of the two biggest and strongest countries in the world — Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. It is true that Trump came to power through free and direct elections, while Putin came to power …

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Not welcome!

FOLLOWING the imminent defeat of DAESH in Iraq, which is just around the corner, the next step will be to evacuate DAESH members from the land of Syria, which they have contaminated with their gruesome crimes. They took pride over these crimes and openly broadcasted them on social media with …

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Positive … negative phenomena!

LIKE many Kuwaiti citizens, I felt very happy to hear that our brother Dr Hilal Al-Sayer and several youth of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society had crossed the Turkish borders and reached Syria along with volunteers from the Qatar Red Crescent Society in order to distribute aid to our Syrian …

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Hopeless State Government!!

ONE of the local daily newspapers published a report that principals in government schools have instructed teachers to stop using tablets after discovering some students did not use the gadgets for the intended purpose — using them in school, let alone the fact that some schools have no Internet. The …

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Regimented fight on corruption vs fight in a pampered manner

A FEW days ago, the French judiciary convicted the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde of negligence in handling public funds. It happened after a series of lengthy trial sessions over the financial case which dominated the French opinion poll. The background of the case is …

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Why not follow the example of Castro

  FIDEL CASTRO, the man who ruled Cuba for half a century, died at the age of 90. The Island of Cuba declared 10 days mourning period that ended with the urn carrying his ashes being placed inside a room at the Armed Forces Ministry in Havana. One of the …

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