Asian time zones:

AST – Arabia Standard Time

Current time in Baghdad

Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:42:57 AM AST

Baghdad is on AST all of year 2014

Find local time and time zone for a location

We recommend looking up by location name, not time zone name.

Time zone offset: UTC + 3 hours

AST is 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

Time zone abbreviation: AST

Full name is Arabia Standard Time

Email time zone indicator: +0300

An email sent from someone in the AST time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0300" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0300" does not have to be in AST, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

For actual dates DST might be observed, look at the examples below
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Where and when is AST observed?

AST is used all year

Time zone maps are under development and will be available later

Example location in AST

Other time zones in Asia

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Time zones in other regions

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