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 The first book about Kurdish traditional food in English language was exhibited at the international Frankfurt Book Fair 2016 by a Kurdish woman.

The Erbil Citadel is considered among the oldest continuously inhabited sites in the world. Photo: AP The Erbil Citadel has won the battle to get on the coveted UNESCO World Heritage List, thanks to active support by Algeria, Lebanon and Turkey. The listing was decided during the current session of the World Heritage Committee in the Qatari capital, Doha.

WASHINGTON DC - Earlier this month, at the Virginia hospital where he has been in a life-and-death struggle for a month, I went to visit Khalaf Zebari, whose voice is known to many Kurds around the world from Kurdish-language broadcasts of the Voice of America (VOA). His wife Chiman, who was beside him at the intensive care unit, told me that doctors had told her he would not survive, and they should let him go. “No, I told them angrily,” she said. “I told them, ‘do everything you can.’” This spring and summer, National Geographic Young Explorer Julia Harte is traveling along the Tigris River from Southern Iraq to Southeastern Turkey, documenting ancient sites and modern communities along the river before they are transformed by the Ilısu Dam, an 11 billion-cubic-meter hydroelectric dam that will generate 2 percent of Turkey’s power. 

The ROJ TV trial in Denmark resumed at Copenhagen Municipal Court on Wednesday. The Court revoked the license of all satellite channels of Mesopotamia Broadcasting, including MMC, NUCE TV and ROJ TV. Three Kurdish channels were also punished by a pecuniary penalty of five million DKR. Speaking about the court's decision, journalist Amed Dicle said lawyers of the company would soon object to the decision.

Under the emblem "We ask for the implementation of Girona Manifesto on languages in our country", the 8th Congress of Kurdish PEN Centre was held on 18- 19/05/2013 in Amed (Diyarbakir),

  In December last year Alex Kelly and his friend Ed Crosthwaite-Eyre rode their bicycles across Iraqi Kurdistan. Expecting to bear witness to the dispiriting aftermath of Saddam Hussein's regime, during which hundreds of thousands of Kurds were killed, they were startled by the friendly enthusiasm with which they were met. Welcomed by gift-bearing policemen and chaperoned by a series of television crews, both cyclists left the country with significantly different ideas about it than when they arrived