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March 20, 2010
Syrian Kurdish singer Shilan Habib dances during the Nowruz celebrations held by Kurdish groups in a...
Damascus, Syria
Syrian Kurdish singer Shilan Habib dances during the Nowruz celebrations near Damascus
Syrian Kurdish singer Shilan Habib dances during the Nowruz celebrations held by Kurdish groups in a restaurant, near Damascus March 20, 2010. Eid Norouz is an important day especially for Kurds, when the coming of spring is celebrated. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri (SYRIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
SYRIA/
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March 20, 2010
Syrian Kurdish singer Jamila Barzanji performs during the Nowruz celebrations held by Kurdish groups...
Damascus, Syria
Syrian Kurdish singer Jamila Barzanji performs during the Nowruz celebrations in Damascus
Syrian Kurdish singer Jamila Barzanji performs during the Nowruz celebrations held by Kurdish groups in a restaurant, near Damascus March 20, 2010. Eid Norouz is an important day especially for Kurds, when the coming of spring is celebrated. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri (SYRIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
IRAQ/
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March 20, 2010
Kurdish residents hold flags during Norouz celebrations in Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad...
Kirkuk, Iraq
Kurdish residents hold flags as during Norouz celebrations in Kirkuk
Kurdish residents hold flags during Norouz celebrations in Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad March 20, 2010. Eid Norouz is an important day in Iraq, especially for Kurds, when the coming of spring is celebrated. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed (IRAQ - Tags: SOCIETY)
IRAN/
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March 20, 2010
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Tehran, Iran
A woman buys a potted plant during New Year shopping on a street near a bazaar in northern
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A woman buys a potted plant during New Year shopping on a street near a bazaar in northern Tehran March 20, 2010. Iranians celebrate their New Year on Saturday. The Iranian New Year Day marks the first day of spring and is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, which usually falls between March 20 to March 22. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
IRAN/
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March 20, 2010
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Tehran, Iran
A vendor holds wallets for sale as people do their New Year shopping on a street near a bazaar in northern...
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A vendor holds wallets for sale as people do their New Year shopping on a street near a bazaar in northern Tehran March 20, 2010. Iranians celebrate their New Year on Saturday. The Iranian New Year Day marks the first day of spring and is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, which usually falls between March 20 to March 22. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY BUSINESS)
IRAN/
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March 20, 2010
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Tehran, Iran
A statue of Hajfirooz is displayed at a square near a bazaar in northern Tehran
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A statue of Hajfirooz, a traditional herald who symbolizes the arrival of the Iranian New Year, is displayed at a square near a bazaar in northern Tehran March 20, 2010. Iranians celebrate their New Year on Saturday. The Iranian New Year Day marks the first day of spring and is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, which usually falls between March 20 to March 22. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
IRAN/
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March 20, 2010
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Tehran, Iran
A man dressed as Hajfirooz performs a ritual dance while playing a tambourine on a street near a bazaar...
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A man dressed as Hajfirooz, a traditional herald who symbolizes the arrival of the Iranian New Year, performs a ritual dance while playing a tambourine on a street near a bazaar in northern Tehran March 20, 2010. Iranians celebrate their New Year on Saturday. The Iranian New Year Day marks the first day of spring and is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, which usually falls between March 20 to March 22. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
IRAN/
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March 20, 2010
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Tehran, Iran
Woman holding goldfish does her New Year shopping in northern Tehran
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A woman, holding a goldfish in a bag, does her New Year shopping in northern Tehran March 20, 2010. Iranians celebrate their New Year on Saturday. The Iranian New Year Day marks the first day of spring and is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, which usually falls between March 20 to March 22. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
IRAN/
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March 20, 2010
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Tehran, Iran
A vendor holds up a mirror as people do their New Year shopping on a street near a bazaar in northern...
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A vendor holds up a mirror as people do their New Year shopping on a street near a bazaar in northern Tehran March 20, 2010. Iranians celebrate their New Year on Saturday. The Iranian New Year Day marks the first day of spring and is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, which usually falls between March 20 to March 22. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
IRAN/
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March 20, 2010
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Tehran, Iran
Vendor displays mugs for sale near bazaar while New Year shopping in northern Tehran
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A vendor (not pictured) displays mugs for sale near a bazaar, as Iranians do their New Year shopping, in northern Tehran March 20, 2010. Iranians celebrate their New Year on Saturday. The Iranian New Year Day marks the first day of spring and is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, which usually falls between March 20 to March 22. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
IRAN/
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March 20, 2010
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Tehran, Iran
People do their New Year shopping near a bazaar in northern Tehran
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People do their New Year shopping near a bazaar in northern Tehran March 20, 2010. Iranians celebrate their New Year on Saturday. The Iranian New Year Day marks the first day of spring and is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, which usually falls between March 20 to March 22. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY)
IRAN/
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March 20, 2009
An Iranian man reads the Koran beside a traditional table 'Haft Seen' or 'Seven S', before the start...
Tehran, Iran
An Iranian man reads the Koran beside a traditional table 'Haft Seen' or 'Seven S', before the start...
An Iranian man reads the Koran beside a traditional table 'Haft Seen' or 'Seven S', before the start of the Nowruz, or the Iranian New Year in Tehran March 20, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi (IRAN SOCIETY)
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IRAN/
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March 17, 2008
A woman's jewellery is seen as she attends a ceremony to mark the Iranian New Year holiday, called Norouz,...
Tehran, Iran
A woman's jewellery is seen as she attends a ceremony to mark the Iranian New Year holiday, called Norouz,...
A woman's jewellery is seen as she attends a ceremony to mark the Iranian New Year holiday, called Norouz, in Tehran March 17, 2008. Iran's New Year starts on March 20 this year. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (IRAN)
IRAN/
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March 17, 2008
A man dressed as a Hajfirooz, which is a traditional character to symbolize the arrival of the Iranian...
Tehran, Iran
A man dressed as Hajfirooz performs during a ceremony to mark the holiday, called Norouz, in Tehran
A man dressed as a Hajfirooz, which is a traditional character to symbolize the arrival of the Iranian New Year, performs during a ceremony to mark the holiday, called Norouz, in Tehran March 17, 2008. Iran's New Year starts on March 20 this year. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (IRAN)
TURKEY/
RTR1NWDR
March 26, 2007
Demonstrators jump over a bonfire during a gathering to celebrate Newroz in Ankara March 25, 2007. Newroz,...
Ankara, Turkey
Demonstrators jump over a bonfire during a gathering to celebrate Newroz in Ankara
Demonstrators jump over a bonfire during a gathering to celebrate Newroz in Ankara March 25, 2007. Newroz, which means 'new day' in Kurdish, is a festival that marks the arrival of spring. REUTERS/Umit Bektas (TURKEY)
KAZAKHSTAN/
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March 22, 2007
Artists perform during Navruz celebration in Almaty March 22, 2007. Navruz, an ancient holiday marking...
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Artists perform during Navruz celebration in Almaty
Artists perform during Navruz celebration in Almaty March 22, 2007. Navruz, an ancient holiday marking the spring equinox, is widely celebrated across Central Asia. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov (KAZAKHSTAN)
TURKEY/
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March 21, 2007
Turkish riot police chase Kurdish protesters through a tunnel under a railway station in Istanbul March...
Istanbul, Turkey
Turkish riot police chase Kurdish protesters through a tunnel under a railway station in Istanbul
Turkish riot police chase Kurdish protesters through a tunnel under a railway station in Istanbul March 21, 2007, during a gathering held by thousands of Kurds to celebrate Newroz (new year or the beginning of spring). REUTERS/Fatih Saribas (TURKEY)
AFGHANISTAN
RTR1NQ0Y
March 21, 2007
Women attend celebrations for Naw Ruz, the Afghan New Year, in Kabul March 21, 2007. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Women attend celebrations for Naw Ruz, the Afghan New Year, in Kabul
Women attend celebrations for Naw Ruz, the Afghan New Year, in Kabul March 21, 2007. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN/
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March 21, 2007
Children ride on a Ferris wheel during celebrations for Norouz, the Afghan New Year, in Kabul March 21,...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Children ride on a ferris wheel during celebrations for Norouz, the Afghan New Year, in Kabul
Children ride on a Ferris wheel during celebrations for Norouz, the Afghan New Year, in Kabul March 21, 2007. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
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KYRGYZSTAN
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November 04, 2005
Rioting inmates stand on the roof of a building in a prison colony near the settlement of Nooruz, some...
Nooruz, Kyrgyzstan
Rioting inmates stand on the roof of a building in a prison colony near the settlement of Nooruz
Rioting inmates stand on the roof of a building in a prison colony near the settlement of Nooruz, some 20 km (12.4 miles) from Bishkek November 4, 2005. Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev, his authority damaged by a wave of prison riots, warned on Wednesday he would not hesitate to use force to end chaos in his impoverished country. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
KYRGYZSTAN
RTR1A5AB
November 04, 2005
Rioting inmates stand on the roof of a building in a prison colony near the settlement of Nooruz, some...
Nooruz, Kyrgyzstan
Rioting inmates stand on the roof of a building in a prison colony near the settlement of Nooruz
Rioting inmates stand on the roof of a building in a prison colony near the settlement of Nooruz, some 20 km (12.4 miles) from Bishkek November 4, 2005. Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev, his authority damaged by a wave of prison riots, warned on Wednesday he would not hesitate to use force to end chaos in his impoverished country. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
MAG-MER01D
RTRKREN
March 21, 2003
Kurdish women and men dance during the Nevruz celebrations in the southern Turkish city of Mersin March...
Mersin, Turkey
Kurdish women and men dance during the Nevruz celebrations in the southern Turkish city of Mersin
Kurdish women and men dance during the Nevruz celebrations in the southern Turkish city of Mersin March 21, 2003. Nevruz, a combination of Persian words Nev (New) and Ruz (Day), which is celebrated by the Kurds in Central Asia, and Anatolia and by Iranians can be defined as "the New Day of the New Year". REUTERS/Yves Herman PP03030048 Pictures of the month March 2003 HRM also see GF2DWFLPITAA
AFGHAN
RTR2RWN
March 21, 2002
An Afghan boy blows a bubble with his bubble gum next to his mother wearing the traditional burkha as...
Kabul, Afghanistan
AFGHAN BOY BLOWS BUBBLE GUM DURING NEW YEARS FESTIVITIES IN KABUL.
An Afghan boy blows a bubble with his bubble gum next to his mother wearing the traditional burkha as they sit on a grave in a cemetery during Nowruz, or new year's, festivities in Kabul, March 21, 2002. Tens of thousand of Afghans turned out for festivities which was strictly prohibited under the six-years of Taliban rule. REUTERS/Jim Hollander

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