Devotees visit the famous Blue Mosque yesterday as they celebrate Nowruz, the “Persian New Year,” in Mazar e Sharif, Afghanistan. Nowruz starts on March 20 and for at least 3,000 years has been the most revered celebration in the greater Persian world, which includes Iran, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Turkey, portions of western China and northern Iraq.Mar 22, 2013

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