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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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Martyrdom of Mir Amanullah Zarakzai son of Nowrouz Khan a huge loss not only to Balochistan but also to resistance politics anywhere.
Regional folk performance and cuisines reflecting the rich social and cultural diversity of the Nowrouz sharing countries was presented during the event.
The 3rd International Nowrouz Celebrations were held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on March 25, 2012 with President Ahmadinejad and his Tajik, Afghan and Pakistani counterparts in attendance.
Nowrouz wrote on Facebook: "Oh, the joys of managing a sport club's social media when we've lost the last seven Premiership home games.
Holleh Nowrouz was dismissed by Sharks chief executive Steve Diamond following a "stringent disciplinary review" after her comments, which were posted in October, came to light last week.
Zanzibar's vice-president is in Iran to attend the 2nd world Nowrouz
Dubai At 45 seconds past 2:50am on Monday, hundreds of thousands of Iranians in Dubai marked the first day of spring and the year 1390 on the Persian calendar with Nowrouz, or new day.
Obama said this in his second Nowrouz (Persian new year) message to the Iranian regime and people since the one he sent on March 20, 2009, in both cases offering a dialogue (see news12EgyptIrnIsrMar22-10).
The festival is a prelude to Nowrouz, the Persian New Year which starts on March 21 and marks the arrival of spring.
Novruz, Nowrouz, Nooruz, Navruz, Nauroz or Nevruz marks the New Year and the beginning of spring across a vast geographical area covering, inter alia, Azerbaijan, India, Iran, Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey and Uzbekistan.
Nowrouz and Soroush are currently producing 160,000 b/d.
Last year, Cizre was the scene of some of the worst violence during celebrations of the Kurdish New Year, the Nowrouz. At least 90 civilians died in clashes with security forces, 45 in Cizre alone.
ISLAMABAD:Iranian Ambassador Mehdi Honardoost on Tuesday said that Pakistan and Iran are in talks to re-establish direct air, rail and sea links to boost bilateral trade and people-to-people contacts.In an exclusive interaction with a select group of journalists at a reception held to observe Nowrouz, the celebrations for the spring season, the ambassador said that Iran wants to take bilateral trade from $1.5 billion to $5 billion as both countries have a huge potential for bilateral trade.
He was taken back into custody two weeks after being temporarily released for the Nowrouz (Iranian new year) holiday, which ended on April 2.