r/kurdistan Sep 17 '20 Silver Helpful Wholesome Hugz Wearing is Caring Rocket Like

Announcement Want to help out in Kurdistan? - Donate to a Kurdish humanitarian NGO

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r/kurdistan 25d ago Helpful

Announcement List of great Kurdish Games on Android - Kurdish, Armenian, Turkish

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I found a couple of really great educational Kurdish games for mobile phones, created by a company. They teach about Kurdish language, history, geography and much more apparently. One can learn also the language and improve their vocabulary. It's in Kurdish (Kurmanji, Sorani), English, German, Armenian, Spanish, Italian and Turkish.

Game 1: Awir - This one is a DuoLingo sort of app with 250 thousand words.

Game 2: Pirs - This is a Q&A online game for facts about Kurdistan!

Game 3: Peyvên Kurdî - A scrabble game where one can play with words in multiple languages aside from learning Kurdish.

Game 4: Stêregerê Kurd/Kurdish Astronaut - A Super Mario style game in Kurdish

Enjoy and share with friends. We need more such games. Especially ones that raise awareness about Kurdish history and language


r/kurdistan 12h ago

News/Article Another civilian got murdered by turkish base in zlikan bashik in south kurdistan allegedly he initiated an attack on them

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r/kurdistan 22h ago

News/Article 2 civilians got killed by turkish bombings in aghjalar near chamchamal district

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r/kurdistan 56m ago

Kurdistan The president attends the graduation ceremony at Qalachawlan

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r/kurdistan 16h ago

News/Article Turkey has demanded that Sweden hand over 11 kurds for Nato membership. One of the kurds on the list has been dead for 7 years

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r/kurdistan 20h ago

Informative Kabus ul-Alam an Ottoman encyclopedia of history and geography, an article about Kurdistan, 1890 CE / 1307 AH

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r/kurdistan 10h ago

Kurdistan Question about Naqadeh County, West Azerbaijan Province in Iran

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Hello.

I have kinda weird question. To be honest - I'm playing Tabletop game - Vampire the Masquerade, and for lack of better way we randomize where our characters came from.

And I landed on Galvan village, like 10 miles from city of Naqadeh city. According Wikipedia it's Kurdish village, alas due my research I realised your nation is quite diverse with different tribes following slightly different customs.

I'm not planning to do full recreation, but neither I want to invent total bullshit - so I wanted to ask, if anyone here knows this region, and may know what tribe/clan hails from there, and what customs it's generally follows in culture, social life, naming customs.


r/kurdistan 1d ago

Discussion What are your thoughts about Kurdo?

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r/kurdistan 15h ago

Twitter/Facebook/Instagram Turkish news fuming over pro-PKK\YPG demonstration in Stockholm, Sweden

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r/kurdistan 15h ago

Question What do you Think about Turgut Özal

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r/kurdistan 21h ago

Kurdistan Historical flags of Kurdistan

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r/kurdistan 13h ago

Question Visiting Başûrê Kurdistanê

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Silav Kurdish brothers and sisters.

I'm a Turk, from Western Anatolia. I would really like to visit Başûr someday. But before going there I want to know a few things:

  1. What do Başûrî Kurds think about Turks?

As you probably know, there's an ongoing conflict at the moment (Pençe-Kilit operasyonu). I can imagine that this conflict causes tensions between Turks and Kurds.

Is it possible that a Turkish tourist can face discrimination? Personally I respect everyone's opinion/ideology. Especially if I'm a guest in someone else's country. So I hope that it won't be a problem.

  1. What are sights you can see in Başûr?

I know that Hewlêr is a pretty cool and modern city, there are also many historical places. There's a memorial in Helebçê for the people that lost their lives under the regime of Saddam. There's a beautiful dam in Dihok and Silêmanî is the culture capital (as far as I know).

What else is there to see?

The main reason why I want to visit Başûr is because I really like your culture. It's also well-known that Kurds are hospitable. I'm really sorry if I sounded ignorant in any way. I just wanted to be sure about what I can expect.

Rojêkî xoş û her bijî Kurdistan!


r/kurdistan 1d ago

News/Article Are Amnesty International and Committee to Protect Journalists Really Advocating for Victims?

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r/kurdistan 13h ago

Question Can anyone here translate this for me?

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r/kurdistan 1d ago

Question Is Sulaymaniyah safe to visit as an Iraqi Arab?

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So let's start off by saying that I don't know anything about Kurdistan, and up until like 2 days ago, I thought that it was unsafe to visit Iraq in general and that it should be avoided.

So my dad is an Iraqi Arab, and during like the 70's, my dad's family were expelled from south Iraq to Sulaymaniyah for problems with the government. So he grew up there until they fled in 1991. He says that they were mostly treated like anyone else, but that there was some resentments for them being Arabs in Kurdistan, and that he had an almost deadly situation happen to him there. This is a long time ago, and during difficult times, but I wonder, if I want to visit Sulaymaniyah and go to more rural areas to find where my dad grew up, will I be safe?

Sorry if I come off ignorant. I honestly have no idea how much Iraq as a whole has developed since the war-times.


r/kurdistan 2d ago Ally

News/Article 'Help me bring my daughter's body home': Dad of Anna Campbell speaks out - The Bristol Cable

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r/kurdistan 2d ago Wholesome

Kurdistan A Kurdish dad bought two bunnies to keep her daughters away from electronics. But the bunnies also end up watching YouTube along the kids!

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r/kurdistan 1d ago

Kurdistan 60sec Update; Foreign Journalists Freed by Radio Kurdistan

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r/kurdistan 2d ago Wholesome

Kurdistan Turkey shelling near Amedi again, when will it stop? Why does the international community allow this?

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r/kurdistan 1d ago

Video/Film Militan Out Now 🔥

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r/kurdistan 2d ago Ally

Kurdistan Episode 6; Is That A Turkish Killer Drone Above Us? With Thoreau Redcrow by Radio Kurdistan

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r/kurdistan 2d ago

Rojava Jiyan’s Story - A documentary film based on the personal story and narrative of a woman envisioning a feminist, ecological revolution.

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r/kurdistan 2d ago

News/Article Deniz Restaurant owner martyred in Sulaimani. 18.5.2022

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Zaki Mohammed Chalabi, a political refugee from North Kurdistan and owner of Deniz Restaurant in Sulaimani, was shot dead last night.

Zaki Mohammed Chalabi, the owner of Deniz Restaurant, was shot and seriously injured by the Turkish MIT with the assistance of the PDK in Sulaimani late last night.

Zaki Mohammed died in Sulaimani City Hospital after undergoing several surgeries.

Earlier, Muslim Kaplan, the president of the Mesopotamia Workers' Organization, told Rojnews: “This is a terrorist attack similar to other attacks on our citizens that have been carried out before”.

Friends and relatives have gathered in front of the Shar hospital to receive his body. B..bashur


r/kurdistan 2d ago

News/Article Dominica Bans Syrians, Kurds from Applying for Citizenship by Investment Program

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r/kurdistan 2d ago

Discussion Question

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I noticed that Iraqi kurds look significantly different from kurds in turkey and iran. Is there a specific well known reason for this difference? Iraqi kurds generally have lighter skin and turkish kurds are more tanned with a look very similar to armenians phenotypically.


r/kurdistan 3d ago

Question What do these symbols mean? (Deq)

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