Rebwar Fatah

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Dr. Rebwar Fatah is a contemporary Kurdish writer and journalist. He runs the Kurdish news and commentary web site[1] He is one of the influential Kurdish advocates in the Diaspora.[2] His ideas and proposals have been influential in the understanding of the Middle East, in particular Kurdistan, Iraq, Iran, Syria and Turkey and equally important in influencing the West’s foreign policy on the Middle East.


Dr Rebwar Fatah moved to live in exile in London in 1982. He has extensively contributed to the understanding of the Middle Eastern issues, including West’s foreign policy. He has written numerous articles, given talks and interviews, in both Kurdish and English, on the socio-political situation of the Middle East. He works as a Middle Eastern specialist.

His first article in Kurdish in a national Iraqi paper (Hawkari) appeared in 1972 and in the last several years he has produced and edited hundred of news items and articles for publications on daily basis.

He holds BSc, MSc and PhD degrees from London and University College London (UCL) respectively in Physics, Solid State Physics and in optical transmissions for sensing applications. He worked in executive and commercial positions for reputable British and international cooperatives and institutions for over 20 years. He worked for University of London and University College London (1983–1989); British Telecom (1989–97); Fujitsu (1997–2000); Nortel Networks (2000–01); 186k (2001–02). He has published over 100 papers as part of his professional work and given talks in numerous conferences and seminars.

He was born in Sulaimaniya city in Iraqi Kurdistan.



  1. ^ "'First step to justice' say Kurds". BBC News. 21 August 2003. Retrieved 11 October 2009. 
  2. ^ Gunter, Michael M. (6–9 September 2006). The Changing Dynamics in the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of Iraq. World Congress of Kurdish Studies. Kurdish Institute of Paris. Retrieved 11 October 2009. 

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