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REUTERS DIARY OF MIDDLE EAST/AFRICAN HOLIDAYS Double-click in brackets for Americas holidays , Asian holidays and European holidays Alternatively click on to retrieve dates by country. Please note the diaries mentioned above can be accessed only from Thomson Reuters products. ** Details below represent the latest information available and will be supplemented later, particularly with updated entries for Muslim holidays. Market holiday - Markets and exchanges closed. ************************************************************ 2012 MARKET HOLIDAYS ************************************************************ 18-Dec Qatar - National Day 24-Dec Mauritius - Christmas Eve (Subject to Confirmation) 25-Dec Bahrain - Christmas (BFX) 25-Dec Botswana - Christmas Day 25-Dec Ghana - Christmas Day 25-Dec Ivory Coast - Christmas Day 25-Dec Jordan - Christmas Day 25-Dec Kenya - Christmas Day 25-Dec Lebanon - Christmas Day 25-Dec Mauritius - Christmas 25-Dec Namibia - Christmas Day 25-Dec Nigeria - Christmas Day 25-Dec Palestinian Territories - Christmas 25-Dec South Africa - Christmas Day 25-Dec Syria - Christmas Day 25-Dec Tanzania - Christmas Day 25-Dec United Arab Emirates - Christmas (DGCX) 25-Dec Zambia - Christmas Day 25-Dec Zimbabwe - Christmas Day 26-Dec Botswana - Boxing Day 26-Dec Ghana - Boxing Day 26-Dec Kenya - Boxing Day 26-Dec Namibia - Day of Goodwill 26-Dec Nigeria - Boxing Day 26-Dec South Africa - Day of Goodwill 26-Dec Tanzania - Boxing Day 26-Dec Zimbabwe - Public Holiday 31-Dec Jordan - Trading Holiday 31-Dec Mauritius - New Year's Eve (Subject to Confirmation) ------------------------------------------------------------- 2013 Market Holidays ------------------------------------------------------------- Please note events listed below are subject to change, will be updated on a regular basis Date Country 1-Jan Bahrain 1-Jan Egypt 1-Jan Ivory Coast 1-Jan Jordan 1-Jan Kenya 1-Jan Kuwait 1-Jan Laos 1-Jan Lebanon 1-Jan Mauritius 1-Jan Morocco 1-Jan Namibia 1-Jan Nigeria 1-Jan South Africa 1-Jan United Arab Emirates 1-Jan Zimbabwe 2-Jan Mauritius 7-Jan Egypt 11-Jan Morocco 12-Jan Iran 24-Jan Bahrain 24-Jan Egypt 24-Jan Ivory Coast 24-Jan Jordan 24-Jan Kuwait 24-Jan Lebanon 24-Jan Morocco 24-Jan Nigeria 24-Jan United Arab Emirates 25-Jan Morocco 29-Jan Iran 1-Feb Mauritius 10-Feb Iran 24-Feb Israel 24-Feb Kuwait 25-Feb Kuwait 26-Feb Kuwait 12-Mar Mauritius 19-Mar Iran 20-Mar Iran 21-Mar Namibia 21-Mar South Africa 23-Mar Iran 24-Mar Iran 25-Mar Israel 25-Mar Lebanon 26-Mar Israel 29-Mar Kenya 29-Mar Lebanon 29-Mar Namibia 29-Mar Nigeria 29-Mar South Africa 29-Mar Zimbabwe 31-Mar Israel 1-Apr Iran 1-Apr Israel 1-Apr Ivory Coast 1-Apr Kenya 1-Apr Namibia 1-Apr Nigeria 1-Apr South Africa 1-Apr Zimbabwe 2-Apr Iran 11-Apr Mauritius 14-Apr Iran 15-Apr Israel 16-Apr Israel 18-Apr Zimbabwe 25-Apr Egypt 1-May Bahrain 1-May Egypt 1-May Ivory Coast 1-May Kenya 1-May Lebanon 1-May Mauritius 1-May Morocco 1-May Namibia 1-May Nigeria 1-May South Africa 1-May Zimbabwe 2-May Jordan 3-May Lebanon 5-May Egypt 6-May Egypt 6-May Lebanon 9-May Ivory Coast 14-May Israel 15-May Israel 20-May Ivory Coast 29-May Nigeria 4-Jun Iran 5-Jun Iran 6-Jun Kuwait 6-Jun United Arab Emirates 17-Jun Namibia 17-Jun South Africa 24-Jun Iran 1-Jul Egypt 16-Jul Israel 23-Jul Egypt 30-Jul Iran 30-Jul Morocco 6-Aug Saudi Arabia 7-Aug Egypt 7-Aug Ivory Coast 7-Aug Jordan 7-Aug Kuwait 7-Aug Nigeria 7-Aug Saudi Arabia 7-Aug United Arab Emirates 8-Aug Bahrain 8-Aug Egypt 8-Aug Ivory Coast 8-Aug Jordan 8-Aug Kuwait 8-Aug Lebanon 8-Aug Nigeria 8-Aug United Arab Emirates 9-Aug Kenya 9-Aug Lebanon 9-Aug Mauritius 9-Aug Morocco 9-Aug Namibia 9-Aug South Africa 10-Aug Iran 10-Aug Saudi Arabia 11-Aug Bahrain 11-Aug Kuwait 11-Aug Saudi Arabia 12-Aug Saudi Arabia 12-Aug Zimbabwe 13-Aug Zimbabwe 14-Aug Morocco 15-Aug Ivory Coast 15-Aug Lebanon 20-Aug Morocco 21-Aug Morocco 2-Sep Iran 4-Sep Israel 5-Sep Israel 10-Sep Mauritius 18-Sep Israel 19-Sep Israel 23-Sep Saudi Arabia 24-Sep Namibia 24-Sep South Africa 25-Sep Israel 26-Sep Israel 1-Oct Nigeria 6-Oct Egypt 12-Oct Saudi Arabia 13-Oct Saudi Arabia 14-Oct Bahrain 14-Oct Egypt 14-Oct Jordan 14-Oct Saudi Arabia 14-Oct United Arab Emirates 15-Oct Bahrain 15-Oct Egypt 15-Oct Ivory Coast 15-Oct Jordan 15-Oct Kuwait 15-Oct Lebanon 15-Oct Nigeria 15-Oct Saudi Arabia 15-Oct United Arab Emirates 16-Oct Bahrain 16-Oct Egypt 16-Oct Iran 16-Oct Jordan 16-Oct Kuwait 16-Oct Lebanon 16-Oct Morocco 16-Oct Nigeria 16-Oct Saudi Arabia 16-Oct United Arab Emirates 17-Oct Bahrain 17-Oct Jordan 17-Oct Kuwait 17-Oct Morocco 17-Oct United Arab Emirates 21-Oct Kenya 1-Nov Ivory Coast 1-Nov Mauritius 4-Nov Bahrain 4-Nov Egypt 4-Nov Kuwait 4-Nov Lebanon 4-Nov United Arab Emirates 5-Nov Jordan 5-Nov Morocco 6-Nov Morocco 12-Nov Bahrain 13-Nov Bahrain 13-Nov Iran 13-Nov Lebanon 15-Nov Ivory Coast 18-Nov Morocco 22-Nov Lebanon 2-Dec United Arab Emirates 3-Dec United Arab Emirates 12-Dec Kenya 16-Dec Bahrain 16-Dec Namibia 16-Dec South Africa 17-Dec Bahrain 23-Dec Iran 23-Dec Zimbabwe 25-Dec Ivory Coast 25-Dec Jordan 25-Dec Kenya 25-Dec Lebanon 25-Dec Mauritius 25-Dec Namibia 25-Dec Nigeria 25-Dec South Africa 25-Dec United Arab Emirates 25-Dec Zimbabwe 26-Dec Kenya 26-Dec Namibia 26-Dec Nigeria 26-Dec South Africa 26-Dec Zimbabwe 31-Dec Iran 31-Dec Jordan 31-Dec Lebanon -------------------------------------------------------------- Please write to email@example.com for clarifications/corrections RT users double-click on for an index of all diaries. 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