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Supreme Court calls on Muslims to sight Shawwal crescent on Tuesday evening

Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has called on all Muslims across the Kingdom to sight the crescent of the month of Shawwal on Tuesday evening, 29 Ramadan, 1442 H, corresponding to 11 May 2021.

In a statement issued today, the Supreme Court called on whoever sights the crescent with naked eyes or through binoculars to report to the nearest court and register his testimony, or report to the nearest centre to help reach the nearest court.

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