The Australian National Imams Council (ANIC – anic.org.au) has announced via its Facebook page that Eid-ul-Fitr, 1 Shawwal 1439 Hijri (AH) will be on Friday, 15 June 2018. The Grand Mufti of Australia, Sheikh Abdul Azim al-Afifi and respected imams of the Council, wished an Eid Mubarak to all muslims in the country. He also stated … Read moreAustralia to Celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, 1 Shawwal 1439 on Friday, 15 June 2018
The islamic month of Shawwal 1439 AH (hijri) is marked by moon’s conjunction on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 19:43 UTC. This birth of the moon happens at night in major parts of the world. No moon sighting is expected on Wednesday. In the evening of Thursday, June 14, 2018, the hilaal (young crescent moon) will … Read moreWhen 1 Shawwal 1439 AH (Eid-ul-Fitr 2018) Starts?
As predicted with crescent moon visibility map for Ramadan 1439 AH, the crescent (hilaal) was only easily visible by naked eye on the evening of Wednesday, 16 May 2018. All photos of the Ramadan 1439 Hijri crescent moon below are from moon sighting effort from that time. There was a sighting report using telescope/binoculars aid … Read morePhotos: Crescent Moon of Ramadan 1439 H (2018)
Official Saudi Arabia press agency has published announcement by the Saudi’s Supreme Court that there were no positive hilaal (crescent moon) sightings from around the country on the evening of Tuesday, 15 May 2018. Therefore, the Supreme Court decided that the month of Sha’ban be completed 30 days according to Ummul Qura calendar and 1 … Read moreSaudi Arabia: 1 Ramadan 1439 H Starts on Thursday, 17 May 2018
The Ramadan 1439 Hijriyah (AH) is marked with lunar conjunction on Tuesday, 15 May 2018 at 11:47 UT. It falls into Islamic Lunation Number: 17,256. At the evening of that Tuesday, the hilaal or young crescent moon of Ramadan would be impossible to be seen by naked eyes from almost every place on the globe. On … Read moreWhen Does 1 Ramadan 1439 AH (2018) Start?
The crescent moon (hilaal) of 1 Dhul-Hijja 1438 AH has been sighted from many places. We obtained first photograph of the thin crescent moon from Moh. Redzuan who saw the hilaal from Teluk Kemang, Malaysia on the evening of Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Some reports (without photos) also came from Indonesia. As a results, based … Read morePhotos: Crescent Moon (Hilaal) of 1 Dhul-Hijja 1438 AH
Every time the islamic month of Dhul-Hijja comes, many muslims looking for news from Saudi Arabia about the day of Hajj (Eid ul Adha), Wukuf, as well as the 1st Dzulhijja. Saudi Arabia uses crescent moon (hilaal) sighting to decide the starts of Ramadan, Shawwal and Dhul-Hijja. The Saudi’s Supreme Court will then announce the … Read moreOfficial: Saudi Arabia Announced 1 Dhul-Hijja 1438 AH = Wednesday, 23 August 2017