DIARY - MidEast/African holidays to December 2012

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REUTERS DIARY OF MIDDLE EAST/AFRICAN HOLIDAYS
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                         2012 MARKET HOLIDAYS
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    THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1 
    Algeria - Revolutional Day (National Day) 
    Ivory Coast - All Saints Day 
     
    FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2
    Mauritius - Arrival of Indentured Labourers 
    
    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 
    Iran - Eid-ul-Ghadir (Subject to Lunar Sightings) 
    
    TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 
    Morocco - Green March Day
    
    TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13 
    Mauritius - Divali
    
    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 
    Bahrain - Al Hijra New Year (Subject to Lunar Sightings)

    Syria - Hijri New Year's Day (Subject to Lunar Sightings) 
    
    THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15 
    Algeria - Eid-Ul-Adha-Feast of the Sacrifice (Subject to
Lunar Sightings) 
    Egypt - Muslim New Year (Hegria 1434) (Subject to Lunar
Sightings) 
    Iraq - Islamic New Year (Subject to Lunar Sightings) 
    Ivory Coast - Fete de la Paix 
    Jordan - Hijra New Year (Subject to Lunar Sightings) 
    Lebanon - Hegria New Year (Subject to Lunar Sightings) 
    Libya - Muslim New Year (Hegria 1434) (Subject to Lunar
Sightings) 
    Morocco - Moharram 1st "New year Hegira" (Subject to Lunar 
Sightings)
    Oman - New Hijri Year (Subject to Lunar Sightings)
    Palestinian Territories - Independence Day 
    Tunisia - Hegire (Islamic New Year) (Subject to Lunar
Sightings) 
    United Arab Emirates - Hijri Day (Islamic New Year) (Nasdaq
Dubai/DFM/ADX/DGCX) (Subject to Lunar Sightings) 
    
    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17 
    Kuwait - Hijri Islamic New Year (Subject to Lunar Sightings)
    
    SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18
    Oman - National Day

    MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19
    Oman - National Day
      
    THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22 
    Bahrain - Ashoora (Subject to Lunar Sightings) (BB)
    Lebanon - Independence Day 
    
    FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23 
    Bahrain - Ashoora (Subject to Lunar Sightings) (BB)
    Iran - Tassua (Subject to Lunar Sightings) 
    
    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24 
    Algeria - Islamic New Year (El am Hejir New Year) (Subject
to Lunar Sightings) 
    Iran - Ashoora (Subject to Lunar Sightings) 
    Iraq - Moharam 
    Lebanon - Achoura (Subject to Lunar Sightings)
    
    MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26 
    Saudi Arabia - Eid Al-Adha (Subject to Lunar Sightings) 
    
    TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 
    Oman - National Day & New Hijri Year 
    Saudi Arabia - Eid Al-Adha (Subject to Lunar Sightings) 
    
    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 
    Oman - National Day & New Hijri Year
    Saudi Arabia - Eid Al-Adha (Subject to Lunar Sightings) 
    
    SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2 
    United Arab Emirates - National Day (Nasdaq Dubai/DFM/ADX) 
    
    MONDAY, DECEMBER 3 
    United Arab Emirates - National Day (Nasdaq Dubai/DFM/ADX) 
    
    FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7 
    Ghana - Farmers Day 
    
    SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9
    Tanzania - Independence Day    
    
    WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12 
    Kenya - Jamhuri Day(Independence) 
    
    SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16 
    Bahrain - National Day (BB/BFX) 
    
    MONDAY, DECEMBER 17 
    Bahrain - National Day (BB/BFX) 
    Namibia - Day of Reconciliation (Observed) 
    South Africa - Day of Reconciliation (Observed) 
    
    TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18 
    Qatar - National Day 
    
    MONDAY, DECEMBER 24 
    Mauritius - Christmas Eve (Subject to Confirmation)
    
    TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25 
    Bahrain - Christmas (BFX) 
    Botswana - Christmas Day 
    Ghana - Christmas Day 
    Ivory Coast - Christmas Day 
    Jordan - Christmas Day 
    Kenya - Christmas Day   
    Lebanon - Christmas Day
    Mauritius - Christmas 
    Namibia - Christmas Day 
    Nigeria - Christmas Day 
    Palestinian Territories - Christmas
    South Africa - Christmas Day 
    Syria - Christmas Day 
    Tanzania - Christmas Day 
    United Arab Emirates - Christmas (DGCX) 
    Zambia - Christmas Day 
    Zimbabwe - Christmas Day 
    
    WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26 
    Botswana - Boxing Day 
    Ghana - Boxing Day 
    Kenya - Boxing Day 
    Namibia - Day of Goodwill 
    Nigeria - Boxing Day 
    South Africa - Day of Goodwill 
    Tanzania - Boxing Day 
    Zimbabwe - Public Holiday 
    
    MONDAY, DECEMBER 31 
    Jordan - Trading Holiday 
    Mauritius - New Year's Eve (Subject to Confirmation)
         
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