Sighting of Eid Al Fitr crescent confirmed, holiday begins Friday

Jordan

Published: 2018-06-14 20:23

Last Updated: 2018-06-15 11:00


Eid Al Fitr starts on Friday, June 15, 2018.
Eid Al Fitr starts on Friday, June 15, 2018.
Roya News Source

Arabia Weather confirmed on Thursday the sighting of the new crescent Moon of in Jordan, asserting that Eid will begin on Friday, June 15, 2018.

The Grand Mufti of Jordan, Mohammad Khalaileh, also made an official announcement shortly after the final breaking of fast for the year.

Thursday marks the 29th and final day of Ramadan as the crescent ushers the beginning of Shawwal, which is the 10th month of the lunar calendar.

The Eid holiday will be four days, ending on Monday. You can check out the weather conditions during that time here.