As part of our new "Dialogue" series, the prominent German journalist Charlotte Wiedemann and the renowned Egyptian novelist Mansoura Ez-Eldin discuss social achievements and prospects for women in the Arab SpringMore
Nowruz is one of the oldest celebrations in the world. It has been a fixture on the cultural calendar in many regions for more than 2,500 years. It marks the beginning of spring and also the change of seasons in the Iranian solar calendar. Sharam Ahad offers his impressions of the celebrations.