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Saudi Arabia Calls for Sighting Ramadan Crescent Moon on Friday

Saudi Arabia Calls for Sighting Ramadan Crescent Moon on Friday

Thursday, 31 March, 2022 - 04:30
Authorities sight the crescent moon marking the first day of Ramadan. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has called on all Muslims throughout the Kingdom to sight the crescent moon of the holy month of Ramadan on Friday evening, state news agency (SPA) reported.


The Supreme Court called on whoever sights the crescent moon by naked eyes or through binoculars to report to the nearest court and register their testimony, or to contact the nearest relevant department to guide them to the nearest court.


More than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world will mark the month, during which believers abstain from eating, drinking, smoking, and having marital relations from dawn until sunset. They also try to avoid evil thoughts and deeds.


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