The Erbil Citadel Constructed more than 6,000 years ago, the Erbil Citadel is one the longest sites to have been continuously inhabited in the world. The Citadel, locally called Qelat, is a tell – an artificially constructed mound – rising about the plain at 98 ft. (30m). It features a peculiar fan-line pattern which dates to the late Ottoman phase of the city. The famous continuous tall wall...[read full article]
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ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – The Kurdistan Regional Government and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs signed a...[read full article]
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) - The Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Peshmerga on Monday received some 70 vehicles through the US Department of Defense (DoD)-funded Counter-ISIS Train and Equip Fund (CTEF) program. Col. Jeffery Todd Burroughs, Deputy Director Military Advisor Group North, told Kurdistan 24 during the handover ceremony that the coalition was “divesting some vehicles and rolling stock in order to enhance the Peshmerga mobility, approximately four dozen Humvees,...[read full article]
Extract from Ahmad Khani's poem Mem and Zin, the national epic of Kurdistan. Ahmad Khani was a...[read full article]