Sunday 21st April 2024 | Ahad 12th Shawwal 1445 [?]
Notice: Please look for D.Qa'dah 1445 Hilal on 8-9 May 2024. Jzk [Read more]
UK Moon Sighting Fatawa (from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh) [Summary] [Booklet]
UK-only Moon Sighting Criteria Survey Results: 85% Yes and 15% No [Read more]
Moon Sighting UK Procedure
(1) Sighting, (2) Reporting, (3) Testimony and then (4) Declaration (by Ulama Panel) in all 12 months of the year according to the rules of Shariah (see Hilal Testimony Procedure)

Hijri Month
Announcement for start of Shawwal 1445 AH
Local (UK-only): Start of Shawwal on Wed, 10 Apr 2024, InShaAllah.
View Observations Results for Shawwal 1445 AH

UK Hilal Testimony/Declaration

On Tuesday, 9th April 2024 (29th Ramadan 1445 AH) the Hilal of Shawwal 1445 was sighted in the UK (Local), according to the rules of Shariah. Therefore, the month of Ramadan 1445 AH will have 29 days and the month of Shawwal 1445 AH will start on Wednesday, 10th April 2024, InShaAllah. Signed by (Ulama Panel): Maulana Abdullah Ahmed, Maulana Yusuf Mota, Shaykh Suliman Gani, Imam Saleh Albahry. Witnessed by: Eng. Qamar Uddin, ICOUK (9/4/2024 21:30 BST)

Explanation of the UK and Morocco calendars (1444) [YouTube]

Comparison of the UK and Morocco Hilal Sighting Reports (1439 - 1445 AH)
Comparison UK Morocco1445a Looking at the past few years of observation data, it appears that (1) it is possible to sight the first day’s Hilal on the UK horizon throughout the year (if a real effort is made), (2) attempting to sight the Hilal on the UK 29th, shows it will triple the number of 29th day’s sightings compared to looking (in UK) on Morocco 29th (see tables below). [Read more]

The Hanafi Madhab: Global Moon Sighting is NOT proven! [View Poster] [Urdu PDF]

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