Saudi announces Islamic New Year date

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Crescent was spotted at Tamir Observatory.

By Web Report

Published: Fri 30 Aug 2019, 7:24 PM

Last updated: Fri 30 Aug 2019, 10:51 PM

The Muharram 1 crescent, which marks the beginning of the Hijri (Islamic) New Year, was spotted in Saudi Arabia on Friday.
According to a tweet by Saudi News 50, tomorrow (Saturday) is the first day of the Hijri New Year.
The crescent was spotted at Tamir Observatory.

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