Sunni Muslims in Birmingham and around the world are getting ready for a moon sighting that will determine the date of Eid al-Adha 2019....
Al Jazeera TV announced that Saudi Arabia had taken Saturn for the crescent moon of Shawwal at Monday’s sunset...
This booklet which has been published by the Office of his Eminence Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Sistani in Najaf in the form of queries and replies to them with some addition outlines this issue....
The office of Grand Ayatollah Sistani announced that after sunset on Thursday 14 June, the sighting of the crescent of Shawwal with the naked eye for the month of Shawwal, in Australia and the entire Europe, has not been...
The office of His Eminence Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani (long may he live) in the holy city of Najaf invites Momineen in Iraq and neighbouring countries to ascertain the crescent of the...
Has the moon been sighted or not? In this area or that area? According to this marj’a (spiritual leader) or that marj’a? Within the horizon or not? Consistent with Muslim countries abroad or...
Every year the story repeats itself at the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan and also with its conclusion. Has the moon been sighted or not? In this area or that area? According to this marj’a...
During this Ramadan, as in some previous years, there have been many questions about the criteria for determining the start of the Islamic month and the role of science and the moon sighting in...
Of late many have questioned whether ‘unity of horizon’ (ittiḥād al-ufuq) is a condition for determining the new crescent or not...
Tuesday, July 05, 2016 is the first of the month of Shawwal according the office of Ayatollah Fadullah...