By Dr Sherko Abdulla: Translated by Kamal Chomani
Economist: In 53 years the earth will have no more oil.
A Kurd: OMG, that means for the next 53 years Ashti Hawrami will remain as Minister.
This: Maliki is so evil.
That: No, he is not.. . If he was evil, we would have already agreed with him.
Wall Street: In the future, everyone will possess a robot.
Ahol: What about if a man by himself is a robot to his political party?
New York Times: Bashar Assad has made civilians’ life a hell.
Daily Citizen: What’s this Bashar, is he KRG?
The First: Do you know what Nostramos has said about the Independence of Kurdistan?
The second: What has he said?
The First: Wallah Nothing.
Journalist: Iraq’s Army looks like who?
Teacher Salah: Brazil’s goalkeeper.
The Observer: Well, why do we need a Minister for Industry?
Director of Telephones: Because we have the biggest manufacturer.
The Observer: Which kind of manufacturer?
Director of Telephones: Manufacturer of Ignorance.
Source: Kurdistani Niwe
Dr Sherko Abdulla is the most well-known Kurdish satirist. He writes a regular column for Kurdistani Niwe.