Shimon Peres wishes Iranians a happy new year
The president congratulates the Iranians; Obama does too; now, what about Netanyahu?
Tens of millions of Iranians will begin the Nowruz ("new day" in Farsi) New Year's celebrations Thursday evening. Nowruz is a national holiday marking the first day of spring. Before beginning 12 days of festive family meals with dishes including sabzi (a herb stew) and gundi (chicken and chickpea dumplings) and picnics with lots of grilled meat, the Iranians will receive a special greeting this morning...
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