Saturday, 26 May, 2018

No sight of Ramazan moon in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday

UAE President pardons 935 prisoners ahead of Ramadan Ramadan timings for UAE public schools announced
Ellis Copeland | 16 May, 2018, 02:23

According to reports on Saudi Arabian state TV, as published by Arab News, bad weather made observation of the crescent hard.

The moon-sighting committee met at Abu Dhabi Judicial Department after Maghrib prayers on Wednesday to look for the new crescent Moon and determine when the holy month would begin. "In this spirit of thanksgiving and reflection, those observing Ramadan can strengthen our communities, help those in need, and serve as good examples for how to live a holy life".

This is because the Gulf countries decide the beginning of Ramadan based on the Islamic calendar, which is linked to the moon's 29 and a half-day monthly cycle.

The holy month of Ramadan will start on on Thursday 17 May in Egypt, the country's Grand Mufti Shawki Allam announced Tuesday evening.

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Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and considered as the holiest month of the year by Muslims.

Muslims around the world are set to mark the month, during which believers abstain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn until sunset. The fasting begins at the fajr call to prayer, just before sunrise, and is broken at sundown. "Our Constitution ensures Muslims can observe Ramadan in accordance with the dictates of conscience and unimpeded by government", Trump said in a statement.

Eid Al-Fitr, or "the feast of breaking the fast", is a three-day religious holiday marking the end of Ramadan, which is celebrated by Muslims worldwide.

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