Eid Al Fitr 2020: These countries are celebrating Eid on Monday

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The first day of Eid depends on the spotting of a new crescent by moon-sighting committees in individual countries.



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Karen Ann Monsy

Published: Sun 24 May 2020, 9:06 AM

Last updated: Mon 25 May 2020, 12:51 PM

As the Holy Month of Ramadan draws to a close, millions of Muslims have begun celebrating Eid Al Fitr, which will be observed on three different days in different parts of the world.
Moon-sighting committees in countries like Somalia, Niger, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali and Mauritania began their celebrations yesterday (May 23), while India, Bangladesh and Nepal will only celebrate tomorrow (May 25) after observing the last day of Ramadan today.

The rest of the Islamic world - including the UAE, Jordan, Bahrain, Sudan, Iraq, Algeria, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Indonesia,
Iran, Pakistan, Brunei, Turkey, Chad, Tunis, Syria, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Egypt and Morocco - celebrate Eid Al Fitr today.
The first day of Eid depends on the spotting of a new crescent by moon-sighting committees in individual countries.


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