U.S. International Broadcasting Starts Transmissions In Northern Iraq

Radio Sawa, the Arabic language station, has begun broadcasting 24 hours a day from FM transmitters in Erbil and Sulaimanya, two cities in Northern Iraq, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) announced today.

Voice of America (VOA) Kurdish and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Arabic, known as Radio Free Iraq (RFI), are also transmitted daily from Erbil.