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Islamic days

The Muslim calendar is lunar-based with 29 or 30 days for each of the 12 months and a year of 354 days. A lunar year is shorter than a solar year and so Muslim holy days cycle backwards through the Western calendar. The Islamic lunar calendar differs from the moon's actual cycle by one day every 2570 years so it is only a little less accurate than the solar calendar.

Sat
11
Feb

Iran commemorates Islamic Revolution

Iran
Sat 11 Feb 2017
The Iranian Revolution (also known as the Islamic Revolution or 1979 Revolution) refers to events involving the overthrowing...

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20
Sep

Islamic New Year (Muharram)

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Wed 20 Sep 2017 unconfirmed
The Islamic New Year is the first day of the month of Muharram. Because of the Islamists Lunar Calendar, the date differs fro...

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30
Sep

Day of Ashura

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Sat 30 Sep 2017 unconfirmed
Ashura falls on the 10th day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar.  The day is of particular significan...

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Sun
11
Feb

Iran commemorates Islamic Revolution

Iran
Sun 11 Feb 2018
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10
Sep

Islamic New Year (Muharram)

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Mon 10 Sep 2018 unconfirmed
The Islamic New Year is the first day of the month of Muharram. Because of the Islamists Lunar Calendar, the date differs fro...

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