The new wave of Kurdish migration

Aras Ahmed Mhamad speaks to Kurds about their views on the current migration of Kurdistan’s youth to diaspora, learning about both underlying reasons and expected consequences. Some 5,000 people, mostly young, ...

Why I came to Kurdistan

Why I came to Kurdistan I came to Kurdistan to meet those who survived persecutions while the world was silent Not expats who have only learned “choni, bashi, supas” after one year I came to Kurdistan to lear...

Stubborn enough to resist

It has been a while since I started sharing some thoughts on Medya magazine. Time has shifted forward and many things have changed, but at the same time many aspects of life stays the same, because we are just ...

Slemani In The Snow

This morning I woke up to find that overnight a thick blanket of snow had fallen across Slemani and its province. Without much thinking, I packed my camera bag and decided to explore my first ever encounter wit...

Bye Bye Bayan Xan

Photo credit: The Times A few months ago Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, the high representative of KRG to the UK, announced that she had been assigned the KRG USA post. In the grand scheme of things, this move will g...