Supporting the Work of Rahim Rashidi
Rahim Rashidi (Mr. Kurd) is the bureau chief for Kurdistan24 and Reporter for Kurdistan TV and Zagros Arabic.
Rahim fled from Iran in 1996 to seek support from the Kurdistan Regional Government, Under the Islamic Republic of Iran. In the year 2000, he left for Turkey and obtained a visa to travel abroad to Sweden. He settled in Sweden from the year 2002-2006, then re-settled in Paris, France till the year 2010, when he finally moved to the United States. With a decade of his career abroad in the United States, Rahim Rashidi has worked with several media outlets and supported the Kurdistan Regional Government through his journalism. He also writes poetry in the Kurdish language. His poetry is published in Kurdish newspapers and magazines. Mr. Kurd is an active member of the Gold Institute for International Strategy.
When he participated in one of President Trump’s press conferences he was prompted to “Go ahead Mr. Kurd!” by President Donald Trump. It was a very proud moment for him and his ethnicity to be recognized by the President of the United States of America.