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World Celebrates `Eid Al-Adha on August 11

World Celebrates `Eid Al-Adha on August 11

`Eid Al-Adha is expected to start on Sunday, August 11, after Saudi officials have confirmed that the moon of Dhul-Hijjah was sighted on Thursday, August 1. “Dhul Hijjah’s crescent was reportedly seen in Saudi Arabia’s Tumair observatory, marking the beginning of the month in which the Islamic Hajj takes place,” Al-Arabiya reported. `Eid Al-Adha will …

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`Eid Al-Adha Expected on August 11

`Eid Al-Adha is expected to start on Sunday, August 11, withmoonsighting.com citing astronomical calculations, as world Muslims await the final confirmation of the sighting of Dhul-Hijjah moon. “The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on August 1, 2019 (Thursday) at 3:13 UT. Though the moon cannot be seen on that day in most of the world, …

Muslims Celebrate `Eid Al-Fitr Tuesday, Wednesday - About Islam

Muslims Celebrate `Eid Al-Fitr Tuesday, Wednesday

Muslims worldwide are now divided on the date of celebrating `Eid Al-Fitr, which crowns the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, with some marking it on Tuesday and others on Wednesday, June 5, based on different times of ascertaining the moon-sighting. Religious authorities in Saudi Arabia have announced that the new moon of …

When is `Eid in Your Area? Here Is What Astronomy Says - About Islam

When is `Eid in Your Area? Here Is What Astronomy Says

Muslims all over the world will be looking, on June 3, for the new moon of the holy month of Shawwal to mark the beginning of `Eid Al-Fitr after the fasting month of Ramadan, Moonsighting reported. The astronomical new moon (conjunction) of the new Hijri month of Shawwal will occur on June 3, 2019 (Monday) …

When Is Your `Eid Al-Fitr? - About Islam

When Is Your `Eid Al-Fitr?

Millions of world Muslims are bidding farewell to the holy month of Ramadan, getting ready to welcome another spiritual event: `Eid Al-Fitr. As we gear up together for the festive season, please click here to tell us when is `Eid Al-Fitr in your country. The three-day festival is one of the two main religious celebrations …

Moon Sighted, Ramadan Starts Monday, Tuesday - About Islam

Moon Sighted, Ramadan Starts Monday, Tuesday

Millions of Muslims worldwide will celebrate the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan on Monday, May 6, following the announcement that the new moon of the Hijri year was sighted on Sunday, 30th of Shaaban. Kuwait’s Moonsighting Committee has also announced that Sunday will be the last day of the lunar month of Sha’ban …

When Is Your Ramadan? - About Islam

When Is Your Ramadan?

With the holy month of Ramadan knocking the doors, millions of Muslims worldwide are anticipating any news about the start of the fasting. As we gear up together for the month of blessings, please click here to tell us when is Ramadan in your country. While some countries have already announced the beginning of Ramadan …

Ramadan Starts May 6 in North America, Europe - About Islam

Ramadan Starts May 6 in North America, Europe

Muslims in North America will welcome the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Monday, May 6, according to astronomical calculations. “First day of Ramadan 1440 is on Monday, May 6, 2019,” reads a statement from the Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) obtained by AboutIslam.net. The Muslim body said the Ramadan moon would be born …

Sacred Month of Rajab 1440: When Will It Start? - About Islam

Sacred Month of Rajab 1440: When Will It Start?

Rajab is the 7th Hijri month of the lunar calendar. It’s regarded as one of the four sacred months in Islam in which warfare is prohibited. The month is very special for Muslims, being a prelude to, and an occasion to prepare for, Ramadan, the 9th Hijri month. When Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) sighted the moon …

Muslim World Welcomes New Jumada Al Awwal 1440 - About Islam

Muslim World Welcomes New Jumada Al Awwal 1440

MAKKAH – Muslims all over the world celebrate today, January 7, the start of the new Hijri month Jumada Al Awwal, the fifth Hirji month of the Hijri calendar 1440. According to the National Research Institute of Astronomy & Geophysics (NRIAG) in Helwan, Egypt, the Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) occurred on January 6, 2019, at …



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