10. References

1. Hilal Sighting & Islamic Date Solutions InshaAllah by Dr Salman Shaikh (2007)
2. ISNA's Eid al-Adha Evaluated by A Renowned Scholar (Mufti Taqi Usmani, 1998)
3. The 4th Meeting of the Muslim World League Fiqh Council (1981) (PDF) – see also Appendix 1
4. Darul Uloom Deoband Fatwa to follow moon sighting news from Morocco (1424/2003)
5. Tafsir Ibn Kathir, Tafsir Qurtubi, Tafsir Jalalyan and Tafsir Mariful Quran
6. The History of the UK following Saudi Arabia by Mufti Muhammad Yusuf Danka (2010)
7. Email communication between Engineer Qamar Uddin and Dr Steve Bell (2015) – see Appendix 2
8. The Islamic Calendar according to Muslims in the UK by Mufti Amjad Mohammed (PDF)
9. Fatwa Supporting Regional Moon Sighting by Darul Uloom Deoband and many others (PDF)


11. Appendix 1

The 4th Meeting of the Muslim World League Fiqh Council (1981) on Local Moon Sighting

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12. Appendix 2

Email communication between Eng Qamar Uddin and Dr Steve Bell (2015) about Visibility Map Differences

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13. Comments from Moon Sighting Researchers
Dr Salman Zafar Shaikh commented: "Your paper looks comprehensive and excellent MashaAllah. Also, you may want to include Shaykh Al-Othaimeen Fatwa for local [moon sighting for Ramadan] and for Eid ul Adha. Also, reference the Shaykh Ibrahim Memon's paper [on moon sighting]".
Dr Mamnun Khan commented: "This is one of the best succinct pieces of work I have yet read on this topic. It is a formidable proposal, a testament to your heavy contribution to this field of research. Allah will surely reward you abundantly".

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