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Middle East Public Holidays 2026

The table below contains the list of official Middle East public holidays for the calendar year 2026. The qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, and beyond, is available, immediately, with a professional license.

Date Weekday Countries
Jan Thursday Bahrain, Egypt*, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar*, Syria, Turkey, UAE (United Arab Emirates), West Bank and Gaza, Yemen*
Jan Saturday Iran
Jan Tuesday Iraq, Lebanon
Jan Wednesday Egypt, West Bank and Gaza*
Jan Friday Kuwait, Oman, West Bank and Gaza
Jan Saturday Iran
Jan Sunday Kuwait*, Oman
Jan Sunday Egypt
Feb Tuesday Iran
Feb Monday Lebanon
Feb Tuesday Qatar
Feb Wednesday Iran
Feb Sunday Saudi Arabia
Feb Wednesday Kuwait
Feb Thursday Kuwait
Mar Sunday Qatar*
Mar Tuesday Israel*
Mar Wednesday Israel*
Mar Thursday Iraq*
Mar Friday Iraq
Mar Sunday Syria
Mar Wednesday Iran
Mar Saturday Saudi Arabia*
Mar Sunday Saudi Arabia*
Mar Monday Saudi Arabia*
Mar Tuesday Qatar*, Saudi Arabia*
Mar Wednesday Oman, Qatar*, Saudi Arabia*, UAE (United Arab Emirates), Yemen
Mar Thursday Kuwait*, Oman, Qatar*, Saudi Arabia, Turkey*, UAE (United Arab Emirates), West Bank and Gaza, Yemen
Mar Friday Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, UAE (United Arab Emirates), West Bank and Gaza, Yemen
Mar Saturday Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iran, Iraq, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon*, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Syria, Turkey, UAE (United Arab Emirates), West Bank and Gaza, Yemen
Mar Sunday Bahrain, Egypt*, Iran, Iran, Iraq*, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, UAE (United Arab Emirates), Yemen
Mar Monday Iran, Jordan*, Oman, Qatar*, Saudi Arabia*, Yemen*
Mar Tuesday Iran, Saudi Arabia*
Mar Wednesday Lebanon
Apr Wednesday Iran
Apr Thursday Iran, Israel
Apr Friday Israel*, Lebanon
Apr Sunday Israel*, Lebanon, Syria
Apr Monday Israel*, Lebanon*
Apr Tuesday Israel*
Apr Wednesday Israel
Apr Thursday Iraq*
Apr Friday Lebanon
Apr Sunday Egypt, Lebanon, Syria
Apr Monday Egypt, Lebanon*
Apr Tuesday Iran
Apr Friday Syria
Apr Wednesday Israel
Apr Thursday Turkey
Apr Saturday Egypt
Apr Sunday Egypt*
Apr Thursday Jordan*
May Friday Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen
May Sunday Bahrain*, Egypt*, Lebanon
May Wednesday Syria
May Sunday Lebanon
May Tuesday Turkey
May Friday Israel, Saudi Arabia*, Yemen
May Saturday Saudi Arabia*
May Sunday Saudi Arabia*
May Monday Jordan, Lebanon*, Saudi Arabia*
May Tuesday Bahrain*, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait*, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey*, UAE (United Arab Emirates), Yemen
May Wednesday Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, UAE (United Arab Emirates), West Bank and Gaza, Yemen
May Thursday Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon*, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, UAE (United Arab Emirates), West Bank and Gaza, Yemen
May Friday Bahrain, Egypt*, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait*, Lebanon*, Oman, Qatar*, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, UAE (United Arab Emirates), West Bank and Gaza, Yemen
May Saturday Egypt*, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait*, Qatar*, Saudi Arabia*, Syria, Turkey, Yemen
May Sunday Saudi Arabia*
June Thursday Iran, Iran
June Friday Iran
June Tuesday Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Syria, UAE (United Arab Emirates), West Bank and Gaza, Yemen
June Wednesday Iran
June Thursday Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon
June Friday Bahrain
June Sunday Bahrain*
July Wednesday Egypt*
July Thursday Egypt
July Tuesday Iraq
July Wednesday Turkey
July Thursday Egypt, Israel*
Aug Tuesday Iran
Aug Wednesday Iran
Aug Thursday Iran
Aug Saturday Lebanon
Aug Friday Iran
Aug Tuesday Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Syria, UAE (United Arab Emirates), West Bank and Gaza, Yemen
Aug Thursday Egypt, Kuwait
Aug Sunday Iran, Turkey
Sep Saturday Israel
Sep Sunday Israel
Sep Monday Israel
Sep Wednesday Saudi Arabia
Sep Thursday Saudi Arabia*
Sep Friday Israel*
Sep Saturday Israel, Yemen
Sep Sunday Israel*
Sep Monday Israel*
Sep Tuesday Israel*
Sep Wednesday Israel*
Oct Thursday Israel*
Oct Friday Israel*
Oct Saturday Iraq, Israel
Oct Tuesday Syria
Oct Thursday Egypt
Oct Wednesday Yemen
Oct Wednesday Turkey*
Oct Thursday Turkey
Nov Friday Iran
Nov Sunday West Bank and Gaza
Nov Sunday Lebanon
Nov Wednesday Oman
Nov Thursday Oman
Nov Monday Yemen
Dec Tuesday UAE (United Arab Emirates)
Dec Wednesday UAE (United Arab Emirates)
Dec Thursday UAE (United Arab Emirates)
Dec Thursday Iraq
Dec Wednesday Bahrain
Dec Thursday Bahrain, Qatar*
Dec Friday Qatar
Dec Wednesday Iran

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