18 May 2022
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Google Translate to add Sorani Kurdish to new languagesThursday 12 May 2022

Google Translate to add Sorani Kurdish to new languages

Google announced as part of the I/O 2022 developer conference on Wednesday, May 11, it will add 24 new languages to its Google Translate service, including Sorani Kurdish.

    4,000-year-old city discovered in IraqFriday 9 July 2021

    4,000-year-old city discovered in Iraq

    A group of Russian archaeologists discovered June 24 an ancient settlement about 4,000 years old in Dhi Qar governorate in southern Iraq. The discovery was made in the area of Tell al-Duhaila, which is home to more than 1,200 archaeological sites, including the Great Ziggurat of Ur site from the Sumerian era, and the royal tomb. Treasures similar to the ones that were found in the tomb of Egypt’s Tutankhamun’ tomb were unearthed.

    Clove-nailed apple: remembering first love in Kurdish cultureMonday 28 June 2021

    Clove-nailed apple: remembering first love in Kurdish culture

    In the Kurdish culture, when a boy and a girl fall in love, they pick the best and biggest apple at hand and, as Kurds would say, they make it Mikhak-Riz or Mikhak-Koub, that is nail it with cloves. They then give the apple as a present to the other party and this symbolises love.