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March 21st, 2010 - 5:42 am § in Elections & Democracy, Kurdistan Region

Newroz pîroz be!

Today marks the first day of spring—which the Kurdish people celebrate as Newroz, the new year. On the traditional calendar, it is now the year 1389. For those who don’t know, the term Newroz derives from two Kurdish words: new, meaning new; and roz, meaning day—and represents the single most [...]