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Eid al-Adha on Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Eid al-Adha is on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, as announced earlier...

Four Imams and Global Moon Sighting

The new Moon of Shawwaal has been sighted in Chile...

Moon Sighting Report from Chile, South America

Muhammad Sohail (MCW member) from Iquique, Chile...

Eid al-Fitr Moon was Sighted in Saudi Arabia

The new moon of Shawwaal 2013 was sighted today...

Eid al-Fitr Moon Not Sighted in Saudi Arabia on Monday

The Saudi Supreme Court announced today...

Saudi Confusion about Eid al-Fitr

Is it possible that the Crescent of Shawwaal...

Full Moon of Ramadan was on Monday, July 22

Many of us have thought that the Muslim community of North America...

Moon Sighted in the Polynesian Islands

This is the picture of the crescent of Ramadan sighted in the Polynesian Islands in the Pacific Ocean, on Monday, July 8th at 6:08 PM, local time. As we share the night with these islands, it was proper for Muslims living in North America to fast on Tuesday, July 9th. Historically, whenever the moon sighting report had arrived before Fajr, i.e. Suhoor time, the Muslim communities had been required to observe fasting on that day. Sacred time of Ramadan starts with the arrival of the new moon. The knowledge of the beginning of the month of Ramadan obligates fasting of Ramadan.

We Confirm: Ramadan will Begin on July 9, 2013

There is a real possibility that on Monday, July 8

Moon Sighting and Calculations-2

In his paper An Islamic Legal Analysis of the Astronomical Determination of the Beginning of Ramadan Dr. Mukhtar Maghraoui succinctly does the following...

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