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AST – Arabia Standard Time (Standard Time)

Time Zone names, codes and abbreviations for Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time (DST) around the world.

Also known as: AST – Arabic Standard Time, AST – Al Manamah Standard Time

Time zone map of AST
Currently observing AST.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +3).
Currently observing AST – Arabia Standard Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as AST (UTC +3) but different time zone name.

Arabia Standard Time (AST) is 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is in use during standard time in: Asia.

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Summer Time & DST

Some places observe daylight saving time/summer time during the summer, and therefore use ADT (Arabia Daylight Time) in the summer.

Where and When is AST Observed?

Asia

Asian countries using AST all year:

  • Bahrain
  • Iraq
  • Kuwait
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Yemen

Other Time Zones in UTC +3

Some time zones exist that have the same offset as AST, but can be found under a different name: