Nowruz candles

March 23, 2011 - 7:06 PM
A woman lights traditional candles ahead of last week's conference on Capitol Hill supporting the MEK. March 17 marks Nowruz, the first day of the Iranian solar year, translated literally as "New Day." The Caucus room in the Canon building was decorated with items to celebrate the occasion. (CNSNews.com/Penny Starr)