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Muslims Welcome Ramadan Wednesday

Published: 08/07/2013 08:18:17 PM GMT
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CAIRO - Millions of Muslims across the globe will celebrate the beginning of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Wednesday, July 10, while some countries will welcome the dawn-to-dusk month a day earlier.Sheikh Shawki All (more)

CAIRO - Millions of Muslims across the globe will celebrate the beginning of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Wednesday, July 10, while some countries will welcome the dawn-to-dusk month a day earlier.

Sheikh Shawki Allam, Mufti of Committees for Legitimacy and Scientific Fatwa of Egypt, home to Al-Azhar, announced that Wednesday is the first day of Ramadan.

Religious authorities in Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam, have also announced that the first day of the holy month would start on Wednesday.

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The Chief Justice said in Jordan on Monday via state television said Wednesday will be the first day of the month of Ramadan in the Kingdom.

Mufti of Palestine Sheikh Mohammed Hussein also declared that the holy month will begin on Wednesday as there's been no evidence of moon sighting.

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