Eid al-Fitr in UAE, most Muslim countries on 25th July: Icop

ABU DHABI — The Islamic Crescent Observation Project, Icop, has said that astronomically Eid al-Fitr of Hijri year 1438 will be on Sunday, 25th July in most Muslim countries, considering that sighting of the moon is a condition for the beginning of the month of Shawwal.

Mohammed Shoukat Awdah, head of Icop, said that most Islamic countries will witness the new moon of Shawwal on coming Saturday.

Source: Emirates News Agency

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