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Holidays and Observances in Iraq in 2025

Holidays and Observances in Iraq in 2025

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 6MondayArmy DayNational holiday
Mar 1SaturdayRamadan Start (Tentative Date)Observance
Mar 5WednesdayRebellion AnniversaryRegional holiday
Mar 6ThursdayNational Day of Tolerance and CoexistenceNational holiday
Mar 11TuesdayAnniversary of Signing of the March 11, 1970 AgreementRegional holiday
Mar 14FridayBirth Anniversary of the Immortal BarzaniRegional holiday
Mar 20ThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 21FridayNowruzNational holiday
Mar 22SaturdayNowruz HolidayRegional holiday
Mar 23SundayNowruz HolidayRegional holiday
Mar 30SundayEid al-Fitr (Tentative Date)National holiday
Mar 31MondayEid al-Fitr holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday
Apr 1TuesdayEid al-Fitr holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday
Apr 2WednesdayYazidi New YearRegional holiday
Apr 9WednesdayBaghdad Liberation DayRegional holiday
Apr 9WednesdayFall of the Defunct Dictatorial Regime and the Liberation of Iraq DayRegional holiday
May 1ThursdayLabor DayNational holiday
Jun 6FridayEid al-Adha (Tentative Date)National holiday
Jun 7SaturdayEid al-Adha holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday
Jun 8SundayEid al-Adha holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday
Jun 9MondayEid al-Adha holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday
Jun 21SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jun 26ThursdayIslamic New Year (Tentative Date)National holiday
Jul 5SaturdayAshura (Tentative Date)National holiday
Jul 14MondayRepublic DayNational holiday
Sep 4ThursdayThe Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date)National holiday
Sep 22MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 3FridayIraqi Independence DayNational holiday
Dec 10WednesdayAnniversary of Victory over ISISNational holiday
Dec 21SundayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25ThursdayChristmas DayNational holiday
Dec 31WednesdayNew Year's EveObservance

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