Category: Islamic Calendar

all about the calendar used in the muslim world, that are based on the moon movement.

Islamic Calendar

Saudi Supreme Court: Eid-ul-Adha 1437 H is on 12 September 2016

Based on a report from, Saudi Arabia has announced that the crescent moon of Dhul-Hijja was…

Most parts of the world would see the hilaal or crescent moon of Dzul-Hijja 1437 AH on the evening of Friday, 2 September 2016. (Visibility Map)
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When Will Dzul-Hijja 1437 AH Start?

The new moon for Dzul-Hijja 1437 AH (anno hegira, hijri year) or astronomical conjunction will be on…

The visibility map shows parts of the globe that could sight the crescent moon on the evening of Monday, 4 July 2016. Small chance of sighting is expected from the Pacific rim of South America.
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When is 1 Shawwal 1437 AH? Global Crescent Visibility Map

The moon conjunction that marks the end of month Ramadan 1437 AH is on Monday, 4 July…

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Saudi Arabia Starts Ramadhan on Monday, 6 June 2016.

Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia has announced that Ramadhan 1437 AH should start on Monday, June 6th,…

CCD image of the crescent moon at afternoon before sunset on Sunday, 5 June 2016 from Kupang, Indonesia. This image was produced through telescope and image processing and no crescent was visible to naked eye (even through telescope)
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Photo: Crescent Moon of Ramadhan 1437 AH Sighted

This post will be updated with photos of crescent moon for Ramadhan 1437 AH. Earliest report of…

Hilaal or crescent moon photograph for the month of Sha'ban 1437 AH.
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Photo: Sha’ban 1437 AH Crescent Moon Has Been Sighted

On the evening of Saturday, 7 May 2016, crescent moon (hilal) that marks the beginning of hijri…