Official: Saudi Arabia Announced 1 Dhul-Hijja 1438 AH = Wednesday, 23 August 2017

The crescent moon visibility map for Dhul-Hijja 1438 AH on Monday, 21 August 2017. The shaded area indicates that the moon will already set before the sunset that evening, thus will not be visible after maghrib time.

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

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

Based on a report from Ummid.com, Saudi Arabia has announced that the crescent moon of Dhul-Hijja was not sighted in the region on the evening of Thursday, 1 September 2016. Therefore they concluded that the hijri date of 1 Dhul-Hijja 1437 AH falls on Saturday, 3 September 2016. This makes the day of Arafah (wuquf) … Read moreSaudi Supreme Court: Eid-ul-Adha 1437 H is on 12 September 2016

Saudi Arabia Announced: Eid ul Adha 1436 AH is on 24 September 2015

After reviewing crescent moon sighting reports from across the country, the Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia announced that Tuesday, 15 September 2015 is the first day of Dhul-Hijjah 1436 AH. Therefore, the day of Wuquf, 9 Dhul-Hijjah 1436 AH (day of Arafah) is on 23 September 2015 and Eid ul Adha 1436 AH is on … Read moreSaudi Arabia Announced: Eid ul Adha 1436 AH is on 24 September 2015