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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

duroi | 5/21/2017 12:09:37 PM
Rudaw fails to put the results in its context. The participation rate in Iran election has remained roughly the same from the previous election,...
High Kurdish turnout in Iran elections despite opposition boycott
| yesterday at 01:02 | (1)
John Padilla | 5/21/2017 8:29:57 AM
The appointees of Trump in the U.S. administration will say anything to entice cooperation against ISIS (DAESH). Trump and the Tea Party remain...
Hasan | 5/21/2017 11:25:05 AM
The PKK has never been belonged to the people and proved that It is the enemy of the Kurds, collaborating with the armenians WHO claim the same...
The United States' relations with Rojava after Islamic State
| 20/5/2017 | (8)
Yassir Fekaiki
Yassir Fekaiki | 5/21/2017 7:44:10 AM
If leaders do not honour the undertakings and keep their words then all credibility is lost and the people have the right to elect those who are...
Muraz Adzhoev | 5/21/2017 9:46:47 AM
Gorran is opportunistic-opposition organization and its true nature has nothing in common with democratic values, goals of national movement and...
Kurdish opposition Gorran has no plans to unify with PUK after death of founder
| yesterday at 08:50 | (2)
Adam | 5/20/2017 10:57:55 PM
Mr idiot Trump if you really want to fight islamist terorism then simply stop supporting Sudi Arabia
John Padilla | 5/21/2017 8:21:12 AM
Unfortunately for Arabic, Farsi, and other non-English, non- Anglo-Saxon peoples, the American president & the Vice-President, supported by Ryan and...
Trump to Muslims on first foreign trip: Drive out terrorists
| 20/5/2017 | (4)
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