Nowruz Is Here: Iran Celebrates Beginning of Persian New Year

People in Iran and a number of other countries are celebrating the beginning of the New Persian Year, historically known as Nowruz.

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Women in Bushehr Make Delicious Breads to Welcome Nowruz

Housewives in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr welcome the advent of the Persian New Year by making different types of bread.

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