Ali Ahmed Al-Baghli

I take ‘selfies’, therefore I am

THE wave that swept every corner of the world with the current spread of smartphones which everyone possesses has changed many concepts on travelling, considering we used to carry cameras during our journeys before the smartphone curse or blessing befell us. We used to gather hundreds of black and white …

Read More »

Do you want for your children the destiny of JoJo?!

‘JOJO’ in the title of this article is the British child who appeared on a DAESH video clip last Friday. Along with other children, he was clad in military regalia, pointing guns at head-shaven hostages who wore orange execution clothes. The hostages in the video were identified as Kurdish whom …

Read More »

Sick Austrian versus a sick Kuwaiti

IN AUSTRIA, a study published recently recommended review of the current ‘sick leave system’. This came after a statistical sample which consisted of various sectors affirmed that more than a third of manpower — about 35 percent — return or report back to work while they are still sick or …

Read More »

It means, don’t criminalize Kuwaiti’s symbol 88

NEO-NAZIS use the number 88 as abbreviation for HH, as H is the eighth letter in the alphabet. Therefore, 88 represents HH — the short form of the Nazi salute, ‘Heil Hitler’. This salutation is banned and criminalized by most laws in modern countries due to the humanitarian atrocities committed …

Read More »

Not a wolf? … Then the wolves will eat you

I LAUGHED secretly when I read the story of a recently-married couple in Fuenlabrada, Madrid Metropolitan Area, Spain. They were blessed with a baby boy and wanted to give him a name related to power and courage. They chose the name ‘Lobo’ meaning ‘wolf’. However, the Personal Status General Directorate …

Read More »

Ingenuity of infidels and atrocities of the Faithful

DURING Ramadan — the month when the Holy Quran descended and the best month according to many verses of the Holy Quran and the sayings of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) — successive events trapped us and left us so frustrated. We lead a life that fills our ears with prayers as …

Read More »

How many times have we suffered humiliation because of Schengen?

SCHENGEN visa allows you to enter all European Union member-states, apart from the United Kingdom. Recently, a member of the current Parliament gave Kuwaitis good tidings through a television interview about the Schengen visa exemption for Kuwaitis which will be implemented soon. This came due to tremendous efforts exerted by …

Read More »

Why don’t we emulate them?

ONE of the precious parliamentary sessions in Kuwait led to the issuance of a hundred percent racial and fanatical law that prohibits granting Kuwaiti citizenship to a non-Muslim! This law does not exist in Europe, USA, Canada or Latin America where Muslims find a safe place, away from the injustice …

Read More »

How did idiots become opinion leaders?!

HOW did idiots become opinion leaders? This question is articulately answered by Italian novelist and philosopher Umberto Eco — writer of the novel, “The Name of the Rose”, who died last February at the age of 85. Umberto said in his research on the evolution of current societies: “Social media …

Read More »

Trump win will make you wish for Obama

  THE level of discontent over the policies adopted by US President Barack Hussein Obama on relations with the region has intensified. Obama and his administration almost announced total abandonment of absolute support for the policies of elite rulers in the region by adopting different policies. However, in his opinion, …

Read More »
Translate »