1998 News Story

Crescent moon sighted for month of pilgrimage

The Supreme Judicial Council has released a statement that the crescent moon of the lunar month of Dhu Al-Hajjah, 1418, was sighted on the evening of Saturday, March 28, 1998. Accordingly, Sunday March 29, 1998, is the first day of Dhu Al-Hajjah, and the Day of Standing at Arafat will be on Monday, April 6, 1998 (Dhu Al-Hajjah 9, 1418) and the first day of Eid Al-Adha will be on Tuesday, April 7, 1998.