More countries announce Islamic New Year date

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Earlier, the Muharram 1 crescent was spotted in Jordan and Algeria.



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Published: Fri 30 Aug 2019, 5:47 PM

Last updated: Fri 30 Aug 2019, 10:39 PM

Several countries have announced the date of the Islamic New Year.
In a series of tweets, the International Astronomy Centre announced when Malaysia, Indonesia and, Turkey will observe Hijri. Both Malaysia and Indonesia will mark the holiday on September 1. Turkey will observe the Islamic New Year on August 31.  
Earlier, the Muharram 1 crescent was spotted in Jordan and Algeria. Both countries are marking beginning of the Islamic New Year today (August 30).

Also read: Hijri New Year begins in these countries


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