JUST IN: Saudi Arabia to commence 2024 Ramadan Monday, as cresent moon sighted

The new moon of Ramadan has been sighted in Saudi Arabia on Sunday evening.

Hence Monday will mark the first day of Ramadan fast.

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar during which Muslims fast from dawn to sunset, abstaining from food and drink.

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The holy month is a period of introspection and community, when Muslims read the Qur’an more than usual, perform Taraweeh prayers, and increase their good deeds including charitable giving.

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