Ashura is a national holiday in Iraq. In the table below, you will find when Ashura is official marked and celebrated in Iraq over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
2013
Thursday November 14 Ashura
2014
Monday November 3 Ashura
2015
Saturday October 24 Ashura
2016
Wednesday October 12 Ashura
2017
Sunday October 1 Ashura
2018
Thursday September 20 Ashura
2019
Tuesday September 10 Ashura
2020
Sunday August 30 Ashura
2021
Thursday August 19 Ashura
2022
Monday August 8 Ashura
2023
Thursday July 27 Ashura
2024
Tuesday July 16 Ashura
2025
Saturday July 5 Ashura

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