Eid Al Fitr Starts In The UAE On Sunday

June 26 is a public holiday - Interior Ministry

The Fiji Muslim League has advised members that all attempts will be made to sight the new moon on Sunday 25th June, 2017.

After receiving testimonies of sighting moon in Peshawar, the local Ruet-e-Hilal Committee in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), chaired by clerics of Peshawar's Masjid Qasim Ali Khan, has announced Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday.

"As Muslims celebrate Eid across Nigeria, it is important to remind Nigerians of the importance of respecting the faiths and beliefs of all".

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"A lot of people don't know amateur radio is out there, that there's communication going on that they don't know about". Local amateur radio operators will be onsite operating continuously from 2 p.m. on Saturday until 2 p.m. on Sunday.

Eid al-Fitr is one of the two biggest festivals in the Islamic tradition and it is just around the corner.

Muslims around the world are preparing for the end of the long month of fasting to celebrate Eid al-Fitr.

African countries like Libya and Algeria are also expected to celebrate the first day of Eid on Sunday, June 25, given they are able to view the moon. Some parts of Latin America, the USA and Africa will also be able to see the new moon with the naked eye on the evening of June 24. The exact date of Eid changes each year depending on a combination of the sighting of the moon and astronomical calculations.

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The moon-sighting committee last night announced that Sunday will be the first day of the month of Shawwal and the first day of Eid Al Fitr. As soon as a committee views the crescent moon, it reports that the month of Ramadan is complete and the next month has begun.

He also urged Muslims to always pray for national peace and progress and tolerate one another for sustained unity in the country.

During Ramadan, the Islamic Charity Association (SBM), which funds Brazil Mosque, promoted many donations to those vulnerable to the cold and hunger. Usually, Muslims gather at one fine place, wear new clothes and do Salat al-Eid prayer and then first-day breakfast of the Ramadan.

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Islamic New Year in 2017 will mark the year 1438, and could result in a three-day weekend if it falls on a Thursday. Along with the Arab states, United States, United Kingdom, Canada and European countries too have finished counting the similar number of Ramadan days.

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