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Iraq - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Iraq

Internet domain: .iq - Telephone code: +964 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +3 (DST: yes)
Currency: Dinar (IQD) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Friday & Saturday

Arabic (104 million speakers in 21 countries), Kurdish (20 million speakers), vernaculars, Syriac (0.1 million speakers), Sabean (0,1 million speakers) ...
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Ashura*Saturday October 1, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Daylight Saving TimeSaturday October 1, 2016Special Events 
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Baghdad International Film Festival**Saturday October 1, 2016Events, celebrations... 
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Independence Day*Monday October 3, 2016Secular holiday 
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Chehelom**Wednesday November 9, 2016Events, celebrations... 
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Baghdad Day ( in Baghdad only)Thursday November 17, 2016Secular holiday 
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Ashura -
Sunday October 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : Martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, killed in the year 680 in Kerbala (Iraq) during his fight against injustice.

Daylight Saving Time -
Monday October 1, 2018

Special Events :

Baghdad International Film Festival -
Sunday October 1, 2017

Culture : Lasts 3 days in Baghdad 2016 edition NOT confirmed

Independence Day -
Wednesday October 3, 2018

Secular holiday : Independence from United Kingdom 1932

Chehelom -
Thursday November 9, 2017

Culture : Arba'een (Arabic: الأربعين‎‎, forty ), Chehlom (Persian: چهلم‎‎, Urdu: چہلم‎, the fortieth [day] ) or Qırxı, İmamın Qırxı (Azerbaijani: امامین قیرخی, the fortieth of Imam ) is a Shia Muslim religious observance that occurs forty days after the Day of Ashura. It commemorates the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of Muhammad, who was killed on the 10th day of the month of Muharram. Imam Husayn ibn Ali and 72 companions were killed by Yazid I's army in the Battle of Karbala in 61 AH (680 CE). Writing in forty batches has become a tradition among Islamic scientists. up to 30 million people go to the city of Karbala [Wikipedia]

Baghdad Day ( in Baghdad only) -
Friday November 17, 2017

Secular holiday :