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Synonyms for Nowrooz

(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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The shooting happened on March 21 when authorities in the northern town of Raqqah asked Kurds celebrating their New Year, or Nowrooz, to replace their Kurdish flags with Syrian ones and images of President Bashar al-Assad, said the New-York based Human Rights Watch, according to The Associated Press.
From July 2004 to September 2006, Nowrooz and his company removed vehicles that were legally parked in Reseda, including one belonging to an 86-year-old woman who had a handicapped placard legally displayed.
To finance this stake, a consortium led by Japanese Petroleum Exploration (Japex) was set up with the specific aim of partnering Royal/Dutch Shell in the 1bn barrels Soroosh and Nowrooz oil fields.
The UAE and Iran signed a joint-venture agreement in the Shell oil-field facilities for development of Iran's Sirocco/ Nowrooz fields.
The French engineering group Technip announced at the end of July that it has been awarded and engineering and equipment supply contract in the context of the NPCC/Naft Sazeh Qeshm joint venture for the development of Iran's Soroosh and Nowrooz offshore oil fields.
Under a buyback contract signed in late 1999, Shell is developing the offshore Soroosh and Nowrooz oilfields west of Kharg island.
In 1999, Shell defied a US sanctions threat to sign an estimated $800mln (Au492mln) deal with Iran to develop two offshore oil fields in the Persian Gulf known as Soroosh and Nowrooz.
Four riders - Elyas Mohammed Hassan, Mahmood Gholoom Nowrooz, Hussain Mohammed Dadulla and Ammar Mohammed - will come from Tashan.
live global broadcast celebration of Nowrooz (Iranian New Year) WHERE: National Iranian TV (NITV) Studios: 11435 Chandler Blvd.
Receiving $150 for third place was Hoa Yong Kim, Hyundai Heavy Industries - Offshore Division, Korea, for "Soroosh and Nowrooz Oil Fields SWP-1.
They included Kate Addison on Persy, Lucy Lunt-Bell on Dakota, Taghrid Dawani on Arctic Rose, Hebe Lanyon on Mandella, Yaqoob Mohammed on Sea Biscuit, Mahmood Nowrooz on School Spirit, Talib Al Alawi on Arabian Dunes and Elyas Hussain on Ghayth.
The laboratory employees have once again excelled in the international arena with their laboratory skills and expertise, said Bapco refining general manager Nowrooz Faraz.