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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.

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 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

Kajik | 8/21/2017 12:31:25 PM
What else can you call these people, then trouble makers? PKK doesn't represent all Kurds in Bakur. This is one organization that are for hire for...
Help the Ezidis | 8/21/2017 12:47:58 PM
It is a wrong policy to start a "democratic autonomy" in this area because it is a small region, which cannot survive in the future without the...
PKK declare 'democratic autonomy' in Yezidi area, seek UN approval
| 23 hours ago | (4)
Muraz Adzhoev | 8/21/2017 12:11:21 PM
Nonauthorized polititions from Kurdistan parties must keep silence and avoid any interviews and public statements on matters directly concerning the...
Kurdistan to resume referendum talks with Iraq’s ruling Shiite Alliance in Erbil
| 20 hours ago | (1)
Cat | 8/21/2017 11:54:31 AM
if there was any ambiguity of secrete dirty deal between the two most brutal Islamic dictatorships which are the biggest obstacle to peace and...
Flaminco | 8/21/2017 12:05:43 PM
We will fight them no matter the odds, we always have but if our so called allies don't help us stop these two evil empires now they'll come to...
Erdogan: Turkey and Iran discussed joint action against PKK
| 21 hours ago | (6)
FreeSpeech | 8/21/2017 11:33:35 AM
Good news, it's urgent that they settle all issues asap, best of luck to them
Gram | 8/21/2017 11:40:09 AM
The brutal states of Turkey and Iran are meeting, they're cooperating more and more specially against the Kurdish nation, and the Kurdish parties are...
UPDATE: KDP presents proposals to Gorran to resolve impasse
| 15 hours ago | (2)
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