Awena is an independent Kurdish weekly newspaper published in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan, every Tuesday. In Kurdish, Awena means "The Mirror." Asos Ahmed Hardi, the former editor-in-chief of Hawlati, founded the newspaper after resigning due to a feud with the company's owner.
Al-Mashriq is an Iraqi newspaper that publishes every day. Following the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, the paper was launched. Its headquarters are in Baghdad. It is a privately owned publication that is published every day except Friday. Muhan Al Zahir, the paper's editor-in-chief, was killed in Baghdad on March 4, 2007.
Rozhnama is a Kurdish daily newspaper that aspires to be the first of its kind in Kurdistan. Rozhnama was founded in 2007 at the request of Nawshirwan Mustafa, who claimed he wanted a daily newspaper with complete editorial independence in the Kurdistan region.
Hawlati is a Kurdish independent newspaper that is published in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan, as well as London. The paper's owner is Tariq Fatih. On Sundays and Wednesdays, Ranj Publishing House publishes Hawlati, a biweekly newspaper. Kamal Rauf is the current editor.