Question: What is the etiquette for greeting a woman in Iraq?

Greetings between women tend to be very affectionate, involving hugs and two or three kisses on each cheek. However, women may be far less physically affectionate if they are greeting in public or are in the view of men who are not family members.

How do people in the Middle East greet each other?

In formal settings, greetings involve a handshake with the right hand only. Arab men may shake hands very gently. If an Arab does not touch someone he greets, it is usually because he perceives the person is unaccustomed to being touched.

How do Iraqis talk?

Indirect Communication: Iraqis generally communicate in an indirect fashion. Ones express point is generally reached in a long, roundabout way. Honourifics: Arab-speaking Iraqis tend to use a lot of honorifics in their speech, especially when talking to superiors (e.g. managers, religious leaders).

Do Middle Eastern people tip?

In the Middle East, those who provide services tend to reach out for a tip more often, but its customary to tip in smaller amounts, according to Conde Nast Traveler. Dubai: Theres a 10 percent service charge to bills at hotels, restaurants, and bars.

How do you say goodbye in Iraqi?

Farewells can vary depending on where youre visiting, but two common ways to say goodbye to someone are maa as-salaama (goodbye) and ila-liqaa (until we meet again).

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