Hawar (magazine)

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Hawar, was a Kurdish literature magazine, which was published in Damascus between 1932 and 1943. The magazine was first issued by Jaladat Ali Badirkhan on 15 May 1932. The magazine continued until its 57th issue was released on 15 August 1943. The first 23 issues of the magazine were published in both the Latin and the Arabic alphabets, but from the 24th issue onward, only the Latin alphabet was used. The Kurdish alphabet, which was formulated by the publisher Jaladat Ali Badirkhan and also referred to as Hawar alphabet or the Badirkhan alphabet, was used to publish Hawar.[1]