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Official: Saudi Arabia Declares 1 Dhul-Hijjah 1439 AH to Start on Sunday, 12 August 2018

Based on the decision by the Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court yesterday, 1 Dhul-Hijjah 1439 AH starts on Sunday, 12 August 2018. It seems this decision was made based on the Ummul Qura Calendar used there for civil purposes and not based on rukyatul hilal or moon sighting report. There was no mention of moon sighting report …

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When does 1 Dhulhijjah 1439 AH (2018) Start?

The month of Hajj 2018, islamic hijri month of Dhul-hijjah 1439 AH, is marked by the birth of the moon on Saturday, 11 August 2018 at 09:57 UT. In the evening of this day, the crescent moon (hilaal) of Dhul-hijjah 1439 would not be visible by naked eye from almost everywhere in the world. The …

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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.

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

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 …

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