Nowruz celebrations in the north
Nowruz celebrations took place around the north over the weekend, with heightened security in place for the 3,000-year-old event. Nowruz (also known as Newroz) is a dual celebration of the vernal equinox and Persian New Year. It is celebrated throughout the region by people of Persian and Kurdish descent. A large celebration took place in Trikomo (Iskele) on Sunday, in an event...
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