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Rudaw

About us

Rudaw Media Network
Rudaw is a Kurdish media network funded and supported by Rudaw Company. The network aims to impart news and information about Kurdistan and the Middle East in a professional manner. Those interested in Kurdistan and the Kurdish cause can follow the latest developments in the region in both Kurdish and English through Rudaw’s multiple platforms.

Digital Portal
An online platform that provides timely coverage of Kurdish issues in both Kurdish dialects. The website also publishes news and information in English.

Radio
A radio news channel that broadcasts on shortwave across the Middle East. Audiences from all over the world can listen to a live stream online.

Newspaper
Published on a weekly basis, with hard copies sold in the Kurdistan Region and Europe. In the Kurdistan edition, stories of interest to the local population are covered. The European edition features issues of interest to the Kurdish diaspora.

TV
A Kurdish news channel thatbroadcasts to the Middle East, Europe and the U.S. This newly-launched channel can be received on NileSat and Hot Bird satellites.

A Global Network, a Local Flavour
Rudaw is based in Erbil, the capital city of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The company has correspondents in various parts of the Middle East, Europe and the U.S. This broad network of reporters makes Rudaw a reliable source of information for audiences across the globe.


Two Languages, Two Dialects
Rudaw Media Network publishes in Kurdish and English. This has brought the network a large audience from inside Kurdistan as well as throughout Europe and North America. In Kurdistan -- Iraq, Turkey, Syria and Iran -- there are two main dialects used by the media: Sorani and Kurmanji. There are also two different characters used: Roman and Arabic (Aramaic). Rudaw publishes products in both dialects of the Kurdish language.

What You Say

JPL | 1/18/2017 5:00:45 AM
What would the Turks do with the other 25 million Kurds in Turkey? will they put all of them in jail for 140 years? Can they afford feeding 25...
Brzoo Kurdi | 1/18/2017 5:41:04 AM
What a jest , what a joke , what a laughable state .
Turkish prosecutor demands up to 142 years imprisonment for Demirtas, 83 for Yuksekdag
| yesterday at 11:20 | (9)
Brzoo Kurdi | 1/18/2017 5:32:22 AM
the only real hope for the Kurds in Iran is to unite their states with the united states of Kurdistan.
Iran's Rouhani remains Kurds’ ‘only option’ despite broken election vows, activists say
| 16 hours ago | (1)
Non kurd | 12/23/2016 8:05:49 PM
Iran always chooses terrorism.
Alamgir | 1/18/2017 5:25:51 AM
@kurdistan Love Israel. Hey you ape we laugh that you think us Kurds love you, we are Muslims and we see what you people do to Muslims. We are never...
Iranian commander’s visits to Syria violate nuclear deal and travel ban, says US
| 21/12/2016 | (6)
Roj | 1/18/2017 5:10:14 AM
Astana peace talk is a farce! It won't go anywhere. Good for Biro and the other two idiots, Astana has many fancy 5-star hotels, they should enjoy...
Biji Kurdistan | 1/18/2017 5:13:45 AM
There is a serious problem when the only Kurdish representatives in Astana have to be handpicked by Turkey. The KNC shows everyone where their true...
Turkey invites three Kurdish leaders to Astana peace talks
| yesterday at 09:19 | (8)
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