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Moonsighting Committee Worldwide Moonsighting Committee Worldwide (MCW) has members from different parts of the world reporting moonsighting for this web site. If you want to become a member to report sightings, just your postal address, phone number, and the year you were born.
Use the same email to report your sighting/non-sighting information. In your report, express orientation of the crescent horns in clockwise direction as follows:
horns1-7 [from 1 to 7 O'clock]          horns2-8 [from 2 to 8 O'clock]          horns3-9 [from 3 to 9 O'clock]          horns4-10 [from 4 to 10 O'clock]
horns5-11 [from 5 to 11 O'clock]          horns6-12 [from 6 to 12 O'clock]          horns12-6 [from 12 to 6 O'clock]

Moonsighting Committee Worldwide (MCW) Members:
  • Afghanistan:
    1. Engr M Ibrahim Mayar, Kabul
  • Algeria:
    1. Mr Bankih Kacem, Astronomy Club, Ghardaïa
    2. Mr Karim Lounis, Algiers
  • Australia:
    1. Imam Abul Qasim Rizvi, Melbourne, VIC
    2. Mr Manzoor Ahmad Mian, Melbourne, VIC
    3. Mr Moussa Khalife, Sydney, NSW
    4. Mr Muhammad Khatree, Brisbane, QL
    5. Dr Shabbir Ahmed, Imam Rooty Hill Mosque, Sydney
    6. Mr Zahid Hafeez, Canberra, ACT
  • Bangladesh:
    1. Mr Abdus Sobhan, Dhaka
    2. Mr Abul Basher Linkon, Dhaka
    3. Mr Azizul Huq, Dhaka
    4. Mr Ruhul Hassan, Dhaka
  • Barbados:
    1. Mr Farid Ahmed Degia, Christ Church
    2. Mr Mohammed Patel, Bridgetown
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina:
    1. Mr Ebul Hasan (Abdulah Shabar), Visoko
  • Brunei:
    1. Dr Mohammed Hussain Ahmad, Darussalam
  • Cameroon:
    1. Mr Abdoul Karimi Fatihi, Douala
  • Canada:
    1. Mr HiMY SYeD, Toronto, Ontario
    2. Mr Humayun Ahmed, Calgary Alberta
    3. Mr Muhammad Sandeep Sandhu, Surrey, British Columbia
    4. Mr Nuh ibn Zbigniew Gondek, Ottawa, Ontario
    5. Dr Shamsul Alam , Lethbridge, Alberta
  • Chile:
    1. Mr Muhammad Sohail, Iquique
  • China:
    1. Dr Musa·Minhai, Linxia, Gansu Province
  • Colombia:
    1. Mr brahim Edward Herrera, Bogota
  • Dominican Republic:
    1. Mr Ahmad Abdul Haqq, Santo Domingo
  • Egypt:
    1. Dr Hisham M. Hamed, Cairo
  • Fiji Islands:
    1. Mr Mohammed Taabish Akbar, General Secretary of Fiji Muslim League, Suva
  • France:
    1. Mr Laurent Abdullah, Mulhouse
  • Gambia:
    1. Mr Mahmood Sambou Darboe, Brikama Jiddah
  • Germany:
    1. Mr Jens Sauer, Berlin
    2. Mr Samy Khadem-Al-Charieh, Berlin
  • Ghana:
    1. Mr Baba Abdulai, Tamale
    2. Mr Malik Salifu Shaban, Garu Bawku
  • Guyana:
    1. Mr Fazal Mahmood, Corriverton, Berbice
    2. Dr Muhammad Hafiz, Rose Hall Town, Berbice
  • India:
    1. Mr Abdunnafi' Qasimi (Aalim), Chennai
    2. Mr Abdurrahman R. Shaikh,
    3. Dr Ahsanul Hoda, Darbhanga, Bihar
    4. Mr Iqbalhusen Bokda, Gujrat
    5. Mr Mahaboob Basha
    6. Mr Mohsin Khan, Mumbai
    7. Dr Sayyed Mohd Arshi, Dehradun
    8. Dr Shahid Ali Farooqui, Amravati
    9. Mr Siddik Nadvi (Nida-e-Haram) Ahmedabad, Gujrat
    10. Mr Syed Thanveer Peeran, Coimbatore
    11. Mr Syid Mumoodullah, Hyderabad
    12. Mr Tabish Khan,Mumbai
    13. Mr Yusuf Idara, New Delhi
  • Indonesia:
    1. Mr Ahmad I. Adjie, Bandung
    2. Mr AR Sugeng Riyadi, Surakarta, Java
    3. Mr Ishaq Zunaedi, Tangerang Selatan, Banten
    4. Mr Rasywan Al-naja, Watampone
    5. Dr Sugeng Rianto, Malang
  • Iran:
    1. Mr Alireza Mehrani, Adib Astronomical Society
    2. Mr Mohamad Soltanolkotabi, Esfahan
  • Israel:
    1. Mr Neria Haroeh, Ramallah
  • Italy:
    1. Ing. Nader AKKAD, Trieste
  • Jordan:
    1. Mr Ahmad Abu Zaid, Amman
    2. Dr Ayman Al-Layla, Amman
  • Kenya:
    1. Mr Ali Mohamed, Mombasa
    2. Mr Mahmood Essa, Mombasa
    3. Mr Mohammad Nahdy, Mombasa
    4. Mr Mohamed Abdulrahman, Mombasa
  • Kuwait:
    1. Mr Hussain Khushaish
  • Libya:
    1. Dr Nuri Alfasi, Msellatah
  • Madagascer:
    1. Mr Shoayb Unia, Majunga
  • Malawi:
    1. Mr Yusuf M. Lambat, Blantyre
  • Malaysia:
    1. Mr Firdaus Mazlan, Johor Bahru
    2. Mr Zaki Afifi, Seremban
    3. Mr Wan Syafuan, Kota Bharu
  • Mauritius:
    1. Mr Goolam Tegally, Port Louis
    2. Mr Nissar Ahmad Ramtoola, Port Louis
  • Morocco:
    1. Mr Ehsan H. Hajar, Casablanca
    2. Mr Khalid Chraibi, Casablanca
    3. Mr Zakaria Guelzim, Rabat
  • Namibia:
    1. Mr Ahmed Mohamed Barakah, Windhoek
  • Nepal:
    1. Mr Muhammad Aamir, Kathmandu
  • New Zealand:
    1. Mr Ahmed Mohammed, Auckland
    2. Mr Arief Syamsulaksana, Auckland
    3. Dr Wajid Hussain, Palmerston North
  • Nigeria:
    1. Mr Abdulkarim Abdulwadud, Bauchi state
    2. Mr AbdulKareem Isa, Abuja State
    3. Dr Abdulateef Usman, Sokoto
    4. Mr Adamu Ahmad, Azare, Bauchi State
    5. Adeyemi Adeoye, Ilorin, Kwara State
    6. Dr Ismaila I. Ahmed, Osi, Kwara State
    7. Mr Jinadu Yunusa, Kisi, Oyo State
    8. Mr Mohammed Jalal, Kaduna, Kaduna State
    9. Mr Sani Halle, Katsina, Katsina State
    10. Mr Sheik A.A. Ishola, Ikorodu, Lagos State
    11. Dr Usman A. El-Nafaty, Bauchi State
    12. Mr Wasiu Adedamola, Agege, Lagos State
    13. Mr Zaid Ibrahim, Surulere, Lagos State
  • Norway:
    1. Mr Imran Mushtaq, Oslo
  • Pakistan:
    1. Mr Irtiza Hussan, Karachi
    2. Dr Ismail Dehwar, Pringabad, Balochistan
    3. Mr Muhammad Tahir, Faisalabad
    4. Dr Mohammad Yousuf, Abbottabad
    5. Mr Muhammad Sareer, Swabi
    6. Dr Shahid Qureshi, Karachi
    7. Captain Tahir Gul Hasan, Lahore
    8. Mr Yousuf Rajput, Bahawalpur
    9. Mr Zahid Hussain, Lahore
  • Panama:
    1. Mr Ahmad Bhattay, Panama City
    2. Mr Saleh Bhai Bhattay, Panama City
  • Peru:
    1. Mr Muhammad Shaiman Shafiq, Arequipa
  • Philippines:
    1. Dr Ali B. Panda, Marawi City
    2. Dr Mansoor Limba, Cotabato
    3. Mr Shaykh Amir, Quezon City
  • Qatar:
    1. Mr Muhammad Imran Paracha, Doha
  • Saudi Arabia:
    1. Dr Ayyub Patel, Abha
    2. Mr Khurram Imtiaz, Riyadh
    3. Mrs Lubna Shawly, Jiddah
    4. Mr Luqmaan Williams, Ta'if
    5. Mr Muhammad H Zulqarnain, Riyadh
    6. Dr. Sheikh Muhammad Rizwan, Makkah
  • Senegal:
    1. Mr Ibrahima Thierno LO, Dakar
  • South Africa:
    1. Mr Abdurrazak Ebrahim, Cape Town
    2. Mr Abe Parker, Cape Town
    3. Molvi Ashraf Dockrat, Pretoria
    4. Mr Mahmood (Bhaai) Cassim, Johannesburg
    5. Mr Muhammad Choonara, Port Elizabeth
    6. Mr Rashid Motala, Durban
    7. Mr Shakil Vayani, Witbank
    8. Mr Yusuf Essack, Durban
  • South Korea:
    1. Mr Zain Abbas, Seoul
  • Spain:
    1. Mr Gabriel Jairodín Riaza, Madrid
    2. Mr Yasin Puertas, Melilla
  • Sri Lanka:
    1. Mr Abdurrrahman Razeen, Colombo
    2. Mr Mohamed Shakir, Galle
    3. Mr Suhail Patel, Colombo
    4. Mr Nular Bary, Colombo
  • Tanzania:
    1. Mr Hamza Rijaal, Island of Zanzibar
    2. Mr Mussa Shamis, Island of Zanzibar
  • Thailand:
    1. Mr Surin Ninchuawong, Bangkok
  • Trinidad and Tobago:
    1. Mr Ansar Abdal Karim, Morvant, Trinidad
    2. Mr Ishmael Khan, Princes Town, Trinidad
    3. Mr Umar Abdullah, Bon Accord, Tobago
  • Turkey:
    1. Mr Muhammed Cevad Turan, Istanbul
  • United Arab Emirates:
    1. Mr Altaf A. Afridi, Dubai
    2. Engr. Mohammad Odeh, (of ICOP) Abu Dhabi
  • UK:
    1. Mr Aziz Raje, Ilford, Essex
    2. Mr Bilal Brown, Oldham
    3. Mrs Jamilah Amal, Liverpool
    4. Mr Juned Patel, Bolton
    5. Mr Modoris Ali, Birmingham
    6. Mr Mohammad Ramtoola, Preston
    7. Mr Muddassar Sardar, Stoke-on-Trent
    8. Mr Qamar Uddin, York
    9. Mr Saraj Qazi, Luton, Bedfordshire
  • USA:
    1. Mr Al Aminour Rashid, Houston, TX
    2. Mr Azam Baporia, Mill Valley, CA
    3. Dr Faisal Ahmed, Bronx, NY
    4. Mr Golam Sarower, Jackson Heights, NY
    5. Imam Hamid Quraishi, Winona, MN
    6. Dr Javed Ahmed, Silver Spring, MD
    7. Mr Javad Torabinejad, Blacksburg, VA
    8. Mr Jim Stamm, Tucson, AZ
    9. Dr Justin Ducote, Garden Grove, CA
    10. Engr. Khalid Shaukat, Silver Spring, MD
    11. Mr Khalil Homafar, Houston, TX
    12. Ms Lyana Snow, San Antonio, TX
    13. Mr Mansoor Hayat, Brooklyn, NY
    14. Mr Mian Abdul Majid, Albany, NY
    15. Mr Milad Ali Ershaghi, Richmond, TX
    16. Mr Mirza Shahid Basravi, Irvine, CA
    17. Mr Mohamedraza H.Janmohamed, Sanford, FL
    18. Mr Mohammad Naeem, Fullerton CA
    19. Mr Mohammed Yahya Shaikh, Anaheim, CA
    20. Mr Muhammad Sajid, Orlando, FL
    21. Mr Omer Subhani, Fort Lauderdale, FL
    22. Ms Ruth Jeffery, Baton Rouge, LA
    23. Imam Salim Chishti, New Lebanon, NY
    24. Dr Salman Zafar Shaikh, Matawan, NJ
    25. Mr Sayyed Rahman, Phoenix, AZ
    26. Mr Shahnoor Syed, Chicago, IL
    27. Mr Talib Abdul-Malik, Douglasville, GA
    28. Mr Tariq Ahmad, Springfield,VA
    29. Mr Tom Grogan, Madison, WI
    30. Mr Waseem Rizvi, Saginaw, TX
  • Zambia:
    1. Mr Ismail Ebrahim Omer, Lusaka
    2. Mr Idris Suleman, Kafue
    3. Moulana Imtiyaz Misbahi Azhari Imam of Masjid Noor-e-Muhammadi Lusaka
  • Zimbabwe:
    1. Mr Ayub Mahomed, Harare
    Total Countries = 59
    Total Members = 186

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