Ramadan Moon Sighted in Saudi Arabia and UAE

Published Thursday, July 19, 2012
It's official. The UAE moon sighting committee has
announced that tomorrow (Friday) is the first day of
holy month of Ramadan.
Muslims in the Saudi Arabia will also begin fasting
tomorrow as the moon was sighted there as well on
Thursday evening, media reports said.
Ramadan to begin in Philippines on Saturday,
July 21
The Muslims in the Philippines will begin fasting for
the holy month of Ramadan from Saturday, July 21
as the moon was not sighted on Thursday.
Dennison Abidin, director of National Commission  of
Muslim Filipinos (NCMF), said moon sighting
committees in Manila, Mindanao and other regions
didn’t sight the moon due to dark clouds on
Thursday. So the first day of Ramadan will be
Saturday, July 21, Rappler said in its online report.

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