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Saudi Arabia Announces the New Islamic Year, First Day of Muharram 1446

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has announced that the first day of Muharram 1446 AH will be on Sunday, July 7, reported the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

The court unveiled that the crescent moon of the month of Muharram was not sighted in the Kingdom on Friday evening, July 5.

Consequently, the court decided that Saturday, July 6, would be the last day of the month of Dhul-Hijjah.

The Hijri New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year.

Muharram marks the beginning of the Islamic New Year or the Hijri new year.

It is one of the four sacred months of the Hijri year, and Muslims consider it the second holiest month after Ramadan

 

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