Rudaw Media Network

Rudaw Media Network
Native name
تۆڕی میدیایی رووداو
Headquarters Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan
Parent Rudaw Company

Rudaw Media Network (Kurdish: تۆڕی میدیاییی ڕووداو) is an Iraqi Kurdish media group established in 2008 in Hewlêr/Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan.[1] It publishes in Kurdish (Sorani and Kurmanji), English, Arabic and Turkish.[2]

Rudaw owns a weekly newspaper in the Sorani dialect with a circulation of 3,000, a Kurmanci-language version published in Europe, a website in Kurdish and English, and a satellite TV station.

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. 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. Rudaw publishes in the Kurdish dialects Sorani and Kurmanji as well as in English.

Digital Portal

An online platform that covers Kurdish issues in both Kurdish dialects. The website also publishes news and information in English, Turkish and Arabic.


A radio news channel that broadcasts on shortwave across the Middle East. Audiences 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 that broadcasts to the Middle East, Europe and the U.S. This newly launched channel can be received on NileSat and Hot Bird satellites.


  2. "Rudaw - About us". Rudaw Media Network. Retrieved 13 September 2014.

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