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Saudi Arabia Officially Announces Eid Al - Fitr Start Date




PARIS, France - Eid - Al - Fitr will begin on Monday May 2 as the Shawwal moon was not sighted on Saturday, according to the Haramain Sharifain Twitter account.


Sunday May 1 will thus mark the 30th day of the holy month of Ramadan, the Haramain Sharifain added.


Eid - Al - Fitr celebrations follow the end of Ramadan which lasts 29 or 30 days based on when the crescent moon is sighted.


Muslims follow a lunar calendar consisting of 12 months in a year of 354 or 355 days.



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