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Iraq :: Public holidays 2024

  January 1 New Year’s Day (Monday) January 6 Army Day (1921) (except Kurdistan) (Saturday) March 5 Rebellion Anniversary (1991) (Kurdistan) (Tuesday) March 21 Spring Day (Thursday) April 9 Baghdad Liberation Day (Kurdistan) (Tuesday) April 10 Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) (Wednesday) April 11-12 Eid al-Fitr Holiday (Thursday-Friday) May 1 Labour Day (Wednesday) June 16-19 Eid al-Adha Holiday (Sunday-Wednesday) July 7 Islamic New Year (Sunday) July 14 Republic Day (Sunday) July 16 Ashura (Tuesday) August 26 The day after the Arbaeen of Imam Hussein (Monday) September 15 Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday (Sunday) October 3 National Iraqi Day (Thursday) December 10 Victory Day (Tuesday) December 25 Christmas Day (Wednesday) Note: These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates …

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