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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)
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Weekend: Friday & Saturday

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Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)**Sunday June 7, 2015Events, celebrations... 
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Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)**Sunday June 7, 2015Events, celebrations... 
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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)**Monday July 6, 2015Muslim, Sufi 
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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)**Tuesday July 7, 2015Muslim, Sufi 
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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)*Wednesday July 8, 2015Muslim, Sufi 
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National Day*Tuesday July 14, 2015Secular holiday 
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Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday June 7, 2016

Culture : Originally Ramadama is the name of the ninth month in the Arab world. It is, above all, a month of fasting. Fasting was not born with Islam. The abstaining from eating and drinking is mentioned in the Old and New Testaments, preceding the prophet Muhammad. Thus, in the Bible, it is mentioned that Queen Esther asked the Jews to fast for three days before asking her husband to spare the Jews. According to the New Testament, Jesus fasted for 40 days in the desert. Referring to this episode, Christianity has a fasting period of 40 days called Lent . Today, the fasting period of practicing Catholics lasts from Ash Wednesday to Good Friday. The start of Ramadan generally depends on local observation of the moon crescent, but others choose the calculation of the new moon or the statement of Saudi Arabia to determine the start of the fasting period. The three main prohibitions of Ramadan are: eat, drink and have sex, It is possible to swallow one's own saliva, but not the water with which mouth was rinsed. Practitioners can go swimming or take a shower, as long as they do not swallow water. Alcohol-based perfume is prohibited. Nail biting is allowed as long as nails are clean. Dates fruit are recommended after breaking of the fast, provided they do not come from Israel. Travelers, pregnant or nursing or menstruating women are allowed to stop fasting. Practitioners usually gain weight during this period. Punishments are particularly heavy year Algeria, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. NOT a public holiday


Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday June 7, 2016

Culture : Originally Ramadama is the name of the ninth month in the Arab world. It is, above all, a month of fasting. Fasting was not born with Islam. The abstaining from eating and drinking is mentioned in the Old and New Testaments, which precede the prophet Muhammad. Thus, in the Bible, it is mentioned that Queen Esther asked the Jews to fast for three days before asking her husband to spare the Jews. According to the New Testament, Jesus fasted for 40 days in the desert. Referring to this episode, Christianity has a fasting period of 40 days called Lent . Today, the fasting period of practicing Catholics lasts from Ash Wednesday to Good Friday. The start of Ramadan generally depends on local observation of the moon crescent, but others choose the calculation of the new moon or the statement of Saudi Arabia to determine the start of the fasting period. The three main prohibitions of Ramadan are: eat, drink and have sex, It is possible to swallow one's own saliva, but not the water with which mouth was rinsed. Muslims can go swimming or take a shower, as long as they do not swallow the water. Perfumes with alcohol are prohibited. Nail biting is allowed if the nails are clean. Fruits such as dates are recommended after breaking of the fast, provided they do not come from Israel. Travelers, pregnant or menstruating women are allowed to stop fasting. Practitioners usually gain weight during this period. The punishments are particularly heavy in Algeria, in Kuwait, in the United Arab Emirates, in Bahrain and in Saudi Arabia. NOT a public holiday


End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Wednesday July 6, 2016

Muslim, Sufi : Ends the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. There were 30 days of strict fasting from sunup to sundown in honor of the first revelation to the Prophet Mohammed. In India, except in Arunachal Pradesh.


End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Thursday July 7, 2016

Muslim, Sufi : Ends the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. There were 30 days of strict fasting from sunup to sundown in honor of the first revelation to the Prophet Mohammed. In India, except in Arunachal Pradesh.


End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Friday July 8, 2016

Muslim, Sufi : Eid al-Fitr literally means the Festival of Breaking the Fast .


National Day -
Thursday July 14, 2016

Secular holiday : Celebrates the 1958 coup: the army killed King Feisal II as well as Prince Abdul Illah, seized Baghdad and proclaimed Iraq a republic.