‘Aashooraa 1439 – High Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia

Just a short time ago, Fatwa-Online was informed of the official decision and announcement of the High Judiciary Council (HJC) of Saudi Arabia regarding the beginning of the new Hijrah year – 1439. 1 Muharram 1439 is today, Thursday 21 September 2017, and 10 Muharram (‘Aashooraa) 1439 will fall on Saturday 30 September 2017. 09 Muharram 1439 = Friday 29 […]

Sighting the new moon of Dhul-Hijjah 1438 – High Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia

Just a short time ago, Fatwa-Online was informed of the official announcement of the High Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia, inviting local Muslims to search for the new moon of Dhul-Hijjah 1438, this Monday evening, 29 Dhul-Qi’dah (21 August, 2017). Whoever sights the new moon – either with the naked eye or using a telescope […]