Thursday , September 20 2018

Ali Ahmed Al-Baghli

Not a pin or missile or even a matchstick

MY article last week was about the visit of the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Israel, and his announcement that he does not intend to visit Ramallah and the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Such an announcement was contrary to the tradition followed by many leaders who visit both Israel …

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Kuwait 2035 … proceed by the grace of Almighty Allah

THE Kuwait Journalists Association (KJA) graciously hosted us one evening during the month of Ramadan at the Dar Al-Athar in Yarmouk. There we met the Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs and member of the Supreme Planning Council Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah. He is also the head of the committee …

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Suitable decision & civilized action

TUNISIA’S Cabinet Council issued a decision to prohibit religious groups in the country from establishing political factions under the guise of religious slogans. Such a decision is based on the fact that Tunisia is a civil political entity as stipulated by its constitution. Indeed, that is a good decision and …

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Brotherhood’s double standards not strange

LAST WEEK, the Turkish authority decided to start the process of withdrawing the citizenship of 130 people who are Turkish from their fathers and grandfathers. The decision to withdraw their citizenship is not because they acquired it fraudulently, and not even due to their dual citizenship. The decision is based …

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What about takfir, hate statements?!

OUR colleague Mubarak Habib of Al-Qabas newspaper is in charge of writing about the verdicts and decisions issued by the courts and the prosecution. He works with tremendous energy and great vigor as well as with clear awareness of the legal and constitutional aspects. Being a lawyer and follower of …

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Believers … ‘infidels’

RECENTLY, some believers among Egyptian youths killed more than 40 people, majority of them were children and women; whereas the number of injured doubled the number of those murdered in the early days of the month of Ramadan. At the end of the massacre, the believers among Egyptian youths left …

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Trump does not trot vainly

PRESIDENT Donald Trump is the most controversial president of the United States of America after Richard Nixon. He currently faces the possibility of impeachment following the clamor he raised over the firing of the Head of Federal Investigation Bureau (FBI) James Comey. The termination of Comey’s employment brought an abrupt …

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We are extremists’ grandparents

THE French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen was defeated by the now President-elect Emmanuel Macron in last Sunday’s presidential election with the latter winning an unprecedented 66 percent of the casted votes and Le Pen just 34 percent. No attacks on foreigners especially Arabs and Muslims were attributed to Macron …

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Tolerance and coexistence vs bigotry and extremism

THANK God, the visit of the Coptic Pope Tawadros II to Kuwait at the invitation of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was very successful. The people of Kuwait proved what they are made of and that Kuwait is truly a tolerant and coexistent country. This was …

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You are the real culprits!!

THE culprits from DAESH have been spreading destruction in every corner of the world, with clear exception of those who support their bloody ideology and those who rejoice — even silently — over the massacres and miseries they carry out throughout the world. The latest crime of DAESH was when …

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