The much anticipated Ramadan crescent moon has sighted in Saudi Arabia on Friday evening, acccording to Alarabia report.
This marks the beginning of the holy month on Saturday, according to an official announcement from the Kingdom’s Supreme Court.
Muslims follow a lunar calendar consisting of 12 months in a year of 354 or 355 days. Sighting a crescent moon heralds the start of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar.
The first night of Taraweeh prayers will commence in Haramain after ‘Isha.