Saudi, most Gulf Arabs start Eid al-Fitr on Sunday

Sunday, 25 Jun, 2017

Now, the Date of Eid-ul-Fitr is coming soon.

NAIJ.com had earlier reported that the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, has urged the Muslim Ummah in the country to look for the new Moon of Shawwal on Saturday, June 24.

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People are allowed to eat after sunset, Shearson said, so when the month of fasting falls in winter, people get to eat sooner.

"It pains us to see families who can't even share meals together, pray together and continue observing this Muslim tradition simply because our current state doesn't permit such "family gathering" to take place", Alonto said. Most public and private employees are off-duty during the feast, although street sellers, shops and a number of businesses remain at work, as people tend to shop more to buy gifts for their family, friends and relatives.

The end is called Eid al-Fitr, said Julia Shearson, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Cleveland and Northern Ohio Chapter.

The "pause" in fighting comes over a month since government troops began clashes with local terrorist groups in Marawi City, which had reduced parts of the city to rubble.

In a press conference, Indonesian Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim Saifuddin said that all of the six sworn observers reached the same conclusion and the Indonesians would perform the Eid prayers on Sunday June 25, 2017.

São Paulo - The end of Ramadan will be celebrated at the oldest Islamic temple in Latin America, Brazil Mosque, located in the Cambuci district, city of São Paulo. It is on June 26. Ramadan starts in its ninth month.

Muslims around the world are preparing for the end of the long month of fasting to celebrate Eid al-Fitr.

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Saudi Arabia and other countries that started observing the fasting month on May 27 will also look out for the Eid moon on Saturday evening.

This year Eid begins on Sunday 25 June and ends on Monday 26 June.

Islam21c can confirm that 'Eid al-Fitr 1438 will be on Sunday - corresponding to 25 June 2017 - based on multiple eye-witness testimonies.