Photos of Crescent Moon 1 Muharram 1441 AH

Photo of crescent moon of 1 Muharram 1441 AH from Cirebon, Indonesia visible on Saturday, 31 Agustus 2019 CE.

The Islamic New Year 1441 AH crescent moon has been sighted on the evening of Saturday, 31 August 2019 from many places. One of the first reports was from Indonesia. As suggested by the crescent moon visibility map for 1 Muharam 1441 AH, naked-eye sighting is only expected from the Pacific Ocean in the evening … Read morePhotos of Crescent Moon 1 Muharram 1441 AH

Saudi Arabia Abandons Islamic Calendar for Civil Servant Paydays

The beginning of Islamic New Year 1438 AH (anno hegira, after hijra) sees Saudi Arabia, the land of islam, abandons the islamic calendar for base of their civil servant salary payments. Islamic calendar was used since the founding of the Kingdom in 1932. As per 2 October 2016 the civil servant will have their salaries … Read moreSaudi Arabia Abandons Islamic Calendar for Civil Servant Paydays

Islamic New Year Greeting Cards Collection Updated

Just a quick note, with the coming of the islamic new year 1431 AH I have added more greeting cards in the main site. The christian calendar will also celebrate the new year 2010 about two weeks later. The hijri new year cards are of several themes from swirl ornament to landscape. I include some … Read moreIslamic New Year Greeting Cards Collection Updated