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Determination of Eid al-Adha by Mufti Taqi Usmani

Click here to view this article on albalagh.net [This article is included here for academic interest only. This year (1421 AH), The Shura Council of North America (which includes ISNA) has unanimously agreed to base Eid al-Adha determination on local moonsighting in North America. This welcome decision should end all controversy on this subject and […]

Moon Sighting Announcements in Saudi Arabia by Mufti Taqi Usmani

Click here to view this fatwa on albalagh.net Q.) I am writing this letter to you with regards to the controversy surrounding the sighting of the crescent moon over Saudi Arabia on Friday 18 December 1998 and the subsequent commencement of the month of Ramadan in mosques throughout England. My question is: Can such a […]