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Synonyms for Nowruz

(Persian) the new year holiday in Iran and Azerbaijan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and parts of India and among the Kurds

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Permanent Mission of Tajikistan along with representatives of other countries organized a cultural corner with attractive Nawruz items and decorations with clothes, national handicrafts, such as "suzani", "gulduzi" and other information booklets and brochures.
The leaders of the region will gather in Tashkent not in the run-up to Nawruz in April because in the countries of Central Asia Navruz is celebrated year after year with a large scale and the schedule of the presidents is getting busy these days.
Remnants of Middle Persian do linger, such as the use of nog-roz (New Year's Day), spelled nawkaruz in one of Abu Nuwas's poems, instead of the New Persian nawruz (Abu Nuwas, Diwan, 5: 140).
Kabul had been on alert for attacks over the Nawruz holiday but the bomber was still able to detonate his explosives as people were leaving the Kart-e Sakhi shrine, in the west of the city.
"Our most famous is our New Year celebration, called Nawruz, which we celebrate on March 21.
Nawruz Paguidopon's "A Journey to Haifa" chronicles a personal odyssey, alongside a pilgrimage to Israel.
Khurshid and Sharif met and "Indian interest in Chabahar port figured prominently during the meeting between them and it was agreed that specific proposals regarding the port could be finalised by Nawruz holidays in Iran (in March-end)," they said.
He announced to extend cooperation with rawalpindi Arts Council, to organize Nawruz festival in the end of March.
Frequent holidays gave the school calendar its rhythm: Teachers' Day, International Women's Day, Valentine's Day, Nawruz, Victory Day, Kazakh Independence Day, Day of Astana, and Nazarbayev's birthday--every holiday was celebrated with a show at the Institute as well as at various venues in Semey, including the parks, the library, Friendship Hall, and the Youth Palace.
"At the time of the arrest, the facilitator was believed to be actively planning an attack against high-ranking government officials in conjunction with traditional Afghan New Year, or Nawruz, celebrations," the release added.
The Iranians are under a blockade and sanctions; their list begins with Tehran, Iran, Nawruz and then four sex sites that I will not try to explain, out of fear of making a mistake, and then sites with some foul language that is usually not published in the Arab media.
On Nawruz Day, the New Year Day, I went to picnic with friends to Shuhada-e-Saleheen in the southeastern Kabul where several cemeteries have mushroomed over hilltops.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq - Iraqi President Jalal Talabani arrived in Tehran on Saturday for an official visit upon an invitation from his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to attend the 2nd international festival for states celebrating Nawruz Day.
KHOST CITY (PAN): Seven men suspected of planting bombs ahead of the new year Nawruz celebration were arrested in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Tuesday.
Louis Dupree in his book 'Afghanistan' writes: "When nawruz begins, 'Ajuzak, an ugly old woman, roams abroad.