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Holidays and Observances in Iraq in 2024

Holidays and Observances in Iraq in 2024

Date NameType
Jan 1MondayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 6SaturdayArmy DayNational holiday
Mar 5TuesdayRebellion AnniversaryRegional holiday
Mar 6WednesdayNational Day of Tolerance and CoexistenceNational holiday
Mar 11MondayAnniversary of Signing of the March 11, 1970 AgreementRegional holiday
Mar 11MondayRamadan Start (Tentative Date)Observance
Mar 14ThursdayBirth Anniversary of the Immortal BarzaniRegional holiday
Mar 20WednesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 21ThursdayNowruzNational holiday
Mar 22FridayNowruz HolidayRegional holiday
Mar 23SaturdayNowruz HolidayRegional holiday
Apr 3WednesdayYazidi New YearRegional holiday
Apr 9TuesdayBaghdad Liberation DayRegional holiday
Apr 9TuesdayFall of the Defunct Dictatorial Regime and the Liberation of Iraq DayRegional holiday
Apr 10WednesdayEid al-Fitr (Tentative Date)National holiday
Apr 11ThursdayEid al-Fitr holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday
Apr 12FridayEid al-Fitr holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday
May 1WednesdayLabor DayNational holiday
Jun 16SundayEid al-Adha (Tentative Date)National holiday
Jun 17MondayEid al-Adha holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday
Jun 18TuesdayEid al-Adha holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday
Jun 19WednesdayEid al-Adha holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday
Jun 20ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 7SundayIslamic New Year (Tentative Date)National holiday
Jul 14SundayRepublic DayNational holiday
Jul 16TuesdayAshura (Tentative Date)National holiday
Sep 15SundayThe Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date)National holiday
Sep 22SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 3ThursdayIraqi Independence DayNational holiday
Dec 10TuesdayAnniversary of Victory over ISISNational holiday
Dec 21SaturdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25WednesdayChristmas DayNational holiday
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveObservance

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