The Supreme Court has called on all Muslims in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to sight the crescent of Shawwal on Saturday evening, 29 Ramadan, corresponding to June 24, to determine the start of `Eid Al-Fitr.
Photos showing Saudi security pilots breaking their Ramadan fast in their public security helicopters above the holy city of Makkah have been shared online, showing stunning images of Kaa`ba 2500 feet above the ground.
Filipino Muslims will celebrate the beginning of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Saturday, May 27, following announcement that the new moon was not sighted on Thursday, 29th of Shaaban.
The Supreme Court has called on all Muslims in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to sight the crescent of the holy month of Ramadan on Thursday evening, 29 Sha’ban, corresponding to May 25.
After the announcement of President Trump’s scheduled speech outlining his “hopes for a peaceful vision of Islam” during an upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia, a leading American Muslim civil rights group advised him to avoid “pejorative terminology” and “anti-Muslim stereotypes” promoted by some of his advisers.
In a strikingly different approach from his predecessor, Donald Trump will give a speech in Saudi Arabia on combatting the so caller “radical Islam”, in his first abroad as a US President.
The Ka’bah is the sacred House of God situated in the middle of the Holy mosque in the city of Makkah, in Saudi Arabia.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Hajj and Umrah Ministry has announced an extension of the Umrah season by one month, allowing more Muslims to perform the religious ritual.
Following a year full of tensions, Saudi Arabia announced Friday, March 17, that Iranian pilgrims will participate in this year’s annual hajj, after agreeing on security and logistics.
Finalizing expansion work in the holy shrines, Saudi Arabia approved earlier this week a 40 percent increase in the number of pilgrims who could perform the life-time journey of hajj this year.