Ali Ahmed Al-Baghli

Désiré comes back to life

DR MUHAMMAD AL-FAILI sent me a letter along with a peculiar painting – a naked man with black paint on his face, leaning on the edge of a rock and beneath it is a dark lake or sea. This naked man extended his arm to save an old man who …

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Kuwait’s integrity vs that of France

THE local Al-Qabas newspaper published last Saturday – March 24, 2018 – news on its front page which left us astonished and sad at the same time. The headline read: “The Public Prosecution released two officials without bail.” They were charged with delayed declaration of assets required by the Anti-Corruption …

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Well said, Mohammed bin Salman

SAUDI Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman traveled to the United States of America. It is a historic tour which will take 19 days and he will visit 7 US major cities. The tour will start with his meeting with US President Donald Trump. Before traveling, the Saudi Crown Prince had …

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An ‘Erdoganic’ response

IN HIS statement about women last week, Turkish religious cleric Nourdeen Yildiz said, “It is possible for a six-year-old girl to get married.” He recommended that women should thank their Lord because they get beaten by their spouses. This statement got fierce responses from the Turkish society, culminating in the …

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Incoherent allegation … denied!

WE, being political observers, consider the appointment of the Minister of Education and Higher Education even if it was done based on tribal quota system because he is a ‘bureaucrat’ in every sense of the word. This means he was appointed as a person with long experience in education, considering …

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Why insist on failure?!

WE witnessed miseries of the (non) international airport of Kuwait in the recently concluded national day celebrations.  Passenger and planes were delayed for more than four hours, in addition to break down of the luggage conveyor belt, among other annual miseries which recur every public holiday or occasion. We were …

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Alhamdulillah … ! we are innocent

I WAS stunned just like thousands of people due to the series of sexual scandals which tarnished the reputation of many famous individuals in Hollywood in recent weeks. The series of scandals started with American film producer Harvey Weinstein who was accused of sexual assault or harassment by many famous …

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Challenge accepted!

MY two previous articles entitled, “Our Red Crescent illuminates the sky of Philippines” and “Kuwait without Filipinas!!” published in the Arab Times and Al-Qabas newspapers, focused on the Filipino community in Kuwait and our relationship with them.  These articles received what can be described as a controversial response. The response …

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Our Red Crescent illuminates the sky of Philippines

WHEN Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte decided to hurl waves of criticism at Kuwait, its government and people for their negligence — as he put it — in terms of dealing with sexual, physical and financial abuses that Filipinas encounter in Kuwait, a Kuwaiti personality representing the real Kuwaitis went on …

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Kuwaitis without Filipinas!!

THE radical statement or decision issued by the ‘erratic’ President of the Republic of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte, which had a sharp tone as expressed in Al-Qabas daily, saying: “We do not want a dispute with Kuwait, we respect our relations, but it has something to do with sexual abuse which …

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