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Hazhar Zahawy is a famous Kurdish folk percussionist. Born in 1980 to a Kurdish family in Iran, he had been introduced to music and was taught to play Daf (Kurdish frame drum) at the age of 5. When he was 10 he moved to Great...

Souhair Al-Qayssei is an Iraqi senior news anchor, journalist, and humanitarian. She was born in Baghdad, Iraq in 1985. She started working for Middle East Broadcast Center (MBC) as a presenter of part time news in MBC1 channel before moving on to become an anchor...

In a place marred with destruction and injustice, a place where civilians have no one to turn to but themselves, the volunteer civil defense organization Syria Civil Defense, better known as The White Helmets, rose. The White Helmets was officially formed in 2014 from volunteer rescue...

On Saturday a meeting was held for all the TEDxNishtiman volunteers. A total of 550 people across the Kurdistan Region applied to volunteer, however 150 were shortlisted to help organize and run the event on April 1st. The meeting room was filled with excitement and ambitious youth...

150 volunteers set to put together the year’s biggest event, say the team spirit in TEDxNishtiman is incomparable With less than two weeks to TEDxNishtiman, over 500 people have shown interest to be part of the volunteering team in organizing all aspects of the event. We took...

English: Friday, the 10th of March, the TEDxNishtiman team settled the TEDxNishtiman logo at the Mnara Park from 3 to 5 pm. Meanwhile, the Find "x" game was on, where x was hidden somewhere in the park. A large group of people showed up & participated...

English: From March the 3rd, the #TEDxNishtiman flags have been up decorating Gulan street all the way from Abu-Shehab City to Rotana. The flags will be adding beauty to the street with the TEDxNishtiman logo for the next one month. Take pictures of them & send...

Hemin holds a BSc in Civil Engineering, a BSc in Computing and Statistics, a Graduate Diploma in Computing and Informatics, and a Ph.D. in Interaction Design and Robotics. He is an Assistant Professor of Information Technology at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS), the...