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Muharram 1439

Muharram - The First Month of Islam

Muharram 1, 1439 will be Friday, September 22, 2017.

The Chicago Hilal Committee did not receive any sighting reports on Wednesday September 20th (Dhul-Hijjah 29, 1438).

Consequently, Dhul-Hijjah will complete its full cycle of 30 days, and Muharram will begin … Read more

Dhul-Hijjah 1438

The twelfth month of Islam - Dhul Hijjah

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1st of Dhul-Hijjah, 1438 will be on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

The Chicago Hilal committee has received and authenticated reports of the moon being sighted in multiple locations (including Orlando, Trinidad, and Chile).

As such, Dhul-Qadah, 1438 completes … Read more

Dhul-Qadah 1438

Dhul-Qadah 1, 1438 will be Tuesday, July 25, 2017. There were no moon sightings reported on Sunday, July 23, 2017 (Shawwal 29, 1438). As such, Shawwal will complete its cycle of 30 days and Dhul-Qadah will begin at Maghrib on … Read more

Shawwal 1438

Shawwal - The Tenth Month of Islam

Shawwal 1st, 1438 is Sunday, June 25th.



Eid Mubarak! The Hilal Committee has received and verified the moon being sighted from our contacts in Chile.

Therefore Ramadan will complete with 29 days and the 1st of Shawwal will … Read more

Ramadan 1438

Ramadan 1, 1438 will be on Saturday May 27th. Ramadan Kareem!

The Chicago Hilal Committee has received and verified multiple reports from our contacts in Trinidad, Barbados and Chile. … Read more

Shaban 1438

Shaban - The Eighth Month of Islam

Shaban 1, 1438 will be Friday, April 28, 2017.

There were no sightings reported by any of our contacts, therefore Rajab will complete its cycle of  30 days and Shaban will begin at Maghrib on Thursday, April 27th inshAllah.

The … Read more

Rajab 1438

Rajab - The seventh month of Islam

Rajab 1, 1438 will be Wednesday, March 29, 2017. There were multiple moon sightings by our contacts in Phoenix, AZ and Los Angeles, CA on March 28th, 2017 (Jumaada al-Thani 29, 1438). As such, Jumaada al-Thani will complete with 29 … Read more

Jumaada al-Thani 1438

Jumaada alThani - The sixth month of Islam

Jumaada al-Thani 1, 1438 will be Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The moon was sighted by our contacts in the Carribbean and in Houston on Monday, February 27th, 2017 (Jumaada al-Awwal 29, 1438). As such, Jumaada al-Awwal will complete 29 days … Read more

Jumaada al-Awwal 1438

Jumaada alAwwal - The fifth month of Islam

NOTE: We received a few reports late Saturday night that the moon was sighted in Phoenix, Arizona. However, after further investigation, the Hilal Committee was not able to verify this report. Therefore the original decision of the Hilal Committee still … Read more

Rabi al-Thani 1438

Rabi alThani - The fourth month of Islam

Rabi al-Thani 1, 1438 will be Saturday,  December 31, 2016. The moon was not sighted anywhere by our contacts.  As such, Rabi al-Awwal will complete its cycle of 30 days and and the 1st of Rabi al-Thani will be Saturday, … Read more