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Syrian Kurds wearing traditional outfits take part in the annual celebrations of Noruz, the Persian New Year, on March 21, 2017, in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli. The Persian New Year is an ancient Zoroastrian tradition celebrated by Iranians and Kurds which coincides with the vernal (spring) equinox and is calculated by the solar calender. / AFP PHOTO / DELIL SOULEIMAN (Photo credit should read DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Syrian Kurds wearing traditional outfits take part in the annual celebrations of Noruz, the Persian New Year, on March 21, 2017, in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli. 
The Persian New Year is an ancient Zoroastrian tradition celebrated by Iranians and Kurds which coincides with the vernal (spring) equinox and is calculated by the solar calender.  / AFP PHOTO / DELIL SOULEIMAN        (Photo credit should read DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images)