Saudi to Start 1 Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH on Friday, 2 August 2019

The Saudi Supreme Court has announced that based on various positive sighting of the new crescent moon from different location in the Kingdom, they decided that 1 Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH corresponds to Friday, 2 August 2019. Hence, the Wukuf in Arafah, 9 Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH will be on Saturday, 10 August 2019 and Eid-ul-Adha, 10 … Read moreSaudi to Start 1 Dhul-Hijja 1440 AH on Friday, 2 August 2019

Indonesia announced Eid-ul-Adha to be on Sunday, 11 August 2019

The Ministry of Religious Affair of Indonesia has just announced that Eid-ul-Adha 1440 AH will be on Sunday, 11 August 2019. The announcement was made after several people claimed that they saw the crescent moon (hilal) of the 1 Dhul-Hijjah 1440 AH this evening. The reported positive sightings were received from several places in Java … Read moreIndonesia announced Eid-ul-Adha to be on Sunday, 11 August 2019

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