Officials reveal start date for Eid Al Adha

Sighting likely on October 15, Islamic Crescents' Observation Project said
Officials reveal start date for Eid Al Adha
Mon 30 Sep 2013 10:48 AM

The first day of the Eid Al Adha holiday is expected be on Tuesday October 15 in most Islamic countries, according to a statement today from the Islamic Crescents' Observation Project (ICOP), the WAM news agency reported.

"The sighting of the crescent should be possible in most regions of the world with naked eyes on Sunday 6th of October 2013, therefore it is predictable that day will be the 1st of Dhu al-Hijjah 1434 AH, and therefore the 10th Dhul al-Hijjah 1434 AH, or Tuesday 15th October 2013, is expected to be the first day of Eid al-Adha," the statement read.

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