Monday, 22 May, 2017

KURDISTAN

The first question which comes to mind is that of the origins of the Kurds. Who are they? Where do they come from? Historians generally agree to consider them as belonging to the Iranian branch of the large family of Indo-European races. In prehistoric times, kingdoms called Mitanni, Kassites and Hourites reigned these mountainous areas, Read more…

Learn Kurdish

Kurdish Language classes are tentatively scheduled to be offered by WKI in the future, but have yet to be determined. Dr. Chyet’s Kurmanji dictionary or Shafiq Qazzaz’s Sorani dictionary are the texts that we use. Please contact WKI for more information and Read more…

Publications

A wide range of publications about Kurdistan, Kurdish people, politics, human rights, history, literature, and geography. Read more…

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