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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.

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.

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.

A Kurdish news channel that broadcasts 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

Andrew | 3/22/2018 4:39:46 PM
Disgusting these Racist Fascist violent personnel of Princess Erdogans Security Service the Turkish Gestapo should be prosecuted to fullest extent of...
Mohamedzzz | 3/22/2018 6:21:08 PM
As I always said, US' bals are in the hands of Erdogan and is squeezing as he pleases and US can't do shit about it, reason that Kurds are abandoned...
US won't prosecute 11 blamed for assaulting anti-Erdogan protesters
| 14 hours ago | (2)
Azad Shabo | 3/22/2018 5:59:31 PM
All this comments by the west after its to late. They make this so people with low IQ think west supported them no they did nothing. And pkk is also...
UN humanitarians: 'Occupied' Afrin is inaccessible
| 12 hours ago | (1)
Outsider | 3/21/2018 9:07:20 PM
Very beautifully written...mixing all the facts...but who is the guilty one for these poor peoples situation?...who brought them in this si...
zk | 3/22/2018 5:30:15 PM
PKK/YPG is to blame for all this misery. These Marxists and communists like to control everything and bring in a one party dictatorship. They are the...
Syria Kurds mark grim Newroz after fleeing Afrin
| yesterday at 08:00 | (2)
KRG | 3/22/2018 12:55:42 PM
Good relations of KRG in the region will lead to fast economic develeoment. It could be a fast growing region again.
FAUthman | 3/22/2018 4:48:13 PM
There is also a third possibility: Baghdad may be saying that KRG can develop its own oil and gas resources make its own agreements with IOCs as long...
KRG looks to boost electricity supply with new gas deal
| yesterday at 05:10 | (3)
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