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NIUSHA SOLTANPOUR: A STRONG FEMALE LEADS

Niusha Soltanpour is a young Kurdish female who is actively involved with the Kurdish Community in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She was born to native Kurdish parents on April 14, 1990 in the city of Sanandaj or Seni, Kurdistan. The great work and contributions put forward by her has inspired other young youths to participate in …

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DONATIONS REACH THE FAMILIES OF ZARAGLI

As most of you know on August 1, 2015  the village of Zargali in the Qandil Mountain of the Kurdistan region went under attack by the vicious Turkish strikes. During the early hours of that morning, Turkish jets bombed the civilian’s homes killing at least 9, including women and children. A large number of people …

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THE KURDISH STUGGLE (ZARGALI MASSACRE)

Throughout Kurdish history, the Kurds  have been subject to a series of  attacks mostly targeting the core of the people; attacks on culture, religion, language and most of all our very existence.The Kurdish struggle is in continuation as each day a different part of the country is targeted by some radical group. It is has …

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THE CURRENT POLITICAL SITUATION IN THE KURDISH REGION

As the end of Masoud Barzani’s presidency is coming to a near, the Kurdistan Region’s political parties have yet to reach an agreement on electing the region’s next president. This has been an ongoing problem in the Kurdish region as once again there is the question of extending Brazani’s presidency. If we look back at …

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THE NATIONAL FLAG OF KURDISTAN

Dear readers, as you may have noticed I have been posting and writing about Kurdish issues in Kurdistan and yet I have failed to post anything about our Kurdistan Flag. As I woke up this morning to the first day of March, I realized that I have not written anything about this beautiful symbol represents me and my people. Globally, each country has a flag and often in every corner you see flags flown high where it is visually seen by everyone who comes across it.

CANADA DAY: WHY SOME CELEBRATE AND OTHERS DO NOT

Canada Day is just around the corner on July 1, 2015. So what is Canada day and why is it such meaningful and celebrated day across the country. Canada Day is celebrated each year as a way of commemorating the founding of the Canadian Federal Government by the British North America Act of July 1, 1967. Essentially it is the independence day of Canada and it is a national holiday. People all over the country gather and celebrate this day with pride and happiness. It is a day where people are celebrating national pride as this day outlines the unionization of the British colonies both in Upper and Lower Canada. This year, the people of Canada are celebrating 147th year of independence.

QAYSARI BAZAAR

Todays article is solely based on one of the busiest and most visited areas in Hawler (Erbil). Although Hawler is well known for its high rise buildings, fancy restaurants, shopping centres and other famous tourist destination, its hard to miss one of the oldest markets in the region, Qaysari Bazaar. This market is located next to Hawler’s main square, opposite to the Citadel (Qala).

THE STRUGGLES OF GRADUATES IN SOUTH KURDISTAN

Education within the Kurdish Region has been expanding in the recent years and it has been pushing to ensure that students find employment after graduation. The majority of students in the region study within the public universities which is quite largely then private universities and is tuition free. The expectation of student education is higher and universities have been hiring top educators around the world to aid in the process of good quality education.

SHAQLAWA NIGHT, KURDISTAN

A perfect place to go spend some time with family and friends is Shaqlawa. The Kurdish city of south Kurdistan is known for its tourist resorts and amazing bazaar which sells Kurdish sweets, nuts, dried fruits, Kurdish natural gum, among many other things. Although those items can be found and bought in any Kurdish city in Kurdistan, Shaqlawa is well known for its traditional sweets and nuts.