In the patriarchal and deeply religious culture of Yemen, every revolt against the father is likewise a revolt against God. Now, however, the younger generation has discovered ways and means to avoid paternal authority, writes Michael RoesMore
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.