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Kurdish holiday of Newroz celebrated

7:25 PM, Mar. 27, 2013
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March 21 has been renowned in one form or another by all the major cultures of ancient Mesopotamia. The Kurdish people, the largest ethnic group living in the area, celebrate Newroz as a national feast. In the Kurdish language, Newroz means "New Day" because it occurs precisely at the beginning of spring on the vernal equinox, and it is the beginning of the year for the people of different countries and ethnic groups such as Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Tajikistan, and other Asian republics of the former Soviet Union. The Kurds, in particular, have been celebrating this occasion in various ...

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