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… Continue Reading

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.

[alert type=”warning”]BREAKING NEWS Updated: 23 August 2017 03:30 Official: Saudi’s Supreme Court has announced that Wednesday, 23 August 2017 is the start of Dhul-Hijja 1438 AH. Thus, Wukuf in Arafah for the pilgrims (Hajj Gathering) will be on Thursday, 31… Continue Reading