Sunday, August 11 will be the first day of Eid Al Adha

190414 crescent sightingThe Dhu Al Hijja moon was sighted Thursday. Accordingly, August 11 is the first day of Eid Al Adha.

In a statement published by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, the Supreme Court announced that after receiving verified testimonies of seeing Zul-Hijja crescent by regional courts and many witnesses from different parts of the Kingdom, it has confirmed that Friday is the first day of Zul-Hijja.

Arafat day, the climax of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, which always falls on the ninth day of Dhu Al Hijja, will fall on Saturday, August 10…more:  gulfnews.com