Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning. In the table below, you will find when Islamic New Year 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
Tuesday November 5 Islamic New Year
2014
Saturday October 25 Islamic New Year
2015
Thursday October 15 Islamic New Year
2016
Monday October 3 Islamic New Year
2017
Friday September 22 Islamic New Year
2018
Tuesday September 11 Islamic New Year
2019
Saturday August 31 Islamic New Year
2020
Friday August 21 Islamic New Year
2021
Monday August 9 Islamic New Year
2022
Saturday July 30 Islamic New Year
2023
Tuesday July 18 Islamic New Year
2024
Sunday July 7 Islamic New Year
2025
Thursday June 26 Islamic New Year

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Our team of holiday editors are continuously monitoring for changes from government agencies and local authorities to this data to ensure we're providing the most accurate information possible. If you happen to notice an error, please get in touch.