The sighting of the moon signifies that Friday, Aug 2, could be Zul Hijjah 1.
The competition of Eid Al Adha will start on Sunday, August 11, after the crescent moon was sighted in Saudi Arabia on Thursday night.
The sighting of the moon signifies that Friday, August 2, could be Zul Hijjah 1.
The crescent was reportedly seen from Saudi Arabia’s Tumair observatory.
The UAE had earlier introduced that Eid Al Adha holidays within the nation could be from Zul Hijjah 9 till Zul Hijjah 12. Accordingly, August 10, 11, 12 and 13 (Saturday to Tuesday) will probably be a vacation.
– Saudi Gazette (@Saudi_Gazette) August 1, 2019
Breaking: Dhu al-Hijjah crescent reportedly seen in Saudi Arabia’s Tumair observatory, marking the start of the month by which the Islamic ritual of Hajj takes place. https://t.co/oHRZmibIEW pic.twitter.com/AOGKaYvIOF
– Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) August 1, 2019
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