Al urjoonul qadeem of Ramadan 1443: April 30 & April 29, 2022
Falcon Raja, from Sydney, NSW reported: Today Friday 29 April 2022 Sydney NSW Australia time 5:58am observed the waning moon. Tomorrow is a small chance to observe it if can see it after the sunrise.
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AR Sugeng Riyadi, Surakarta, Java reported: This is the old crescent of Ramadhan 1443 AH on Friday, 29 April 2022 from Assalaam Observatory, The Islamic Modern Boarding School ASSALAAM Pabelan Kartasura Sukoharjo Central Java Indonesia. The sky was cloudy and the moon was captured by phone camera via RC 14" telescope, approx 14 minutes before sunrise.
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Here is the photo of Urjoonul Qadeem (Waning Crescemt moon) taken on Friday, 29th April 2022, taken by MCW member K.Mohammed Hussain Palayamkottai Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India. Latitude 8�43'36.3"N and Longitude 77�45'22.9"E. Time 5:21am IST The Illumination was about 3.5% The Altitude was more than 5� and horns were at 5 & 9 O'Clock.
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New Crescent Moon of Shawwal 1443:
The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 20:28 UT.
On April 30, the moon can not be seen any where in the world. On May 1, it may be seen in Canada and Northern South America with binoculars; it will be seen in USA easily. On May 2, the moon can be seen in the whole world (See visibility curves).
The earliest authentic reported sighting of the new crescent was on May 1st from Bridgetown, Barbados accepting sighting from Guyana
May 1, 2022 (Sunday):
- Not Seen but others claimed to see: MCW member Engr M Ibrahim Mayar from Kabul reported:Today, Sunday,1st of May 2022; the Shawwal new moon could not been sighted with my 10x50 binacular from my resident in SW of Kabul city. Up on sun set, I started searching for new moon a cross western horizon from 6:32 to 7:00 PM local time.In addition the lower western sky of Kabul was not clear enough to see the moon, there were thick patches of clouds as well. My attempts to see the new moon of Shawwal ended in vain. However, on Saturday evening 30 of April Afghan Supreme Court announced that the Shawwal new moon was sighted by their multiple witnesses in two southern provinces of Afghanistan and based on the sighting Sunday 1st of May 2022 was announced to be the first day of Eid around the country.
- Not Seen: MCW member Dr Shabbir Ahmed, President of Qubaa association of Western Sydney, NSW reported:
Today (Sunday) 1st of May 2022, the Hilal of SHAWWAL 1443 has not been sighted anywhere in Australia. Therefore, the month of SHAWWAL 1443 will begin from Tuesday, 3rd of May 2022.
- Seen: MCW member Mohammed Patel from Bridgetown reported:
Mohammed Patel reporting from Jama Masjid in Bridgetown, Barbados for Sunday 1st May,2022. Crescent SEEN (in the region). Therefore we will have 29 days Ramadan. Insha'Allah, the first day of Shawwal will be on Monday 2nd May, 2022.
- Not Seen: MCW member Abdoul Karimi Fatihi, from Douala reported:
The crescent moon was not seen in Douala.The Sky partialy cloudy. Racing 20 minutes After sunset. The official announcement is on May 2, Monday.
- Not Seen: MCW member HiMY SYeD from Vancouver, British Columbia reported:
On May 1, after praying Maghrib, I quickly headed out to the Queen Street overpass above Highway 410 in Brampton, Ontario.
This vantage point offers unobstructed views of the horizon where any new moon may be expected. But unfortunately not tonight.
We have clouds above the entire Toronto Metropolitan Area. I searched, but did not see any crescent through the small number of breaks in the cloud cover.
But May 2 (Monday), Eid Al Fitr will be celeberated.
- Not Seen: MCW member Muneeb Siddqui from Milton, Ontario reported:
Today, May 1st , 2022, it has been raining really heavily all evening in Milton, Ontario. Therefore, it was not possible to see the new moon for Shawwal. However, Eid is on May 2nd, 2022 because of sighting in other locations in North America. Eid Mubarak to all the Muslims!
- Not Seen: MCW member Muhammad Sohail from Iquique reported:
In Chile the new moon of Shawwal is not sighted in Iquique and Coquimbo. So Eid ul fitr will be celebrated on May 3, 2022.
- Not Seen: MCW member Dr Musa�Minhai from Linxia Gansu Province reported:
Crescent was not seen On 30 April and 1 May in China. Eid al- Fitr is on the 2nd May 2022.
- Not Seen: MCW member Dr Hisham M. Hamed from Cairo reported:
Last night, Sat. April 30th, the official announcement from Dr-Al-Iftaa was broadcast here in Egypt, via radio and TV. I heard the announcement via FM radio. It was claimed within the announcement that the authorities had attempted to sight the new crescent moon of Shawwal to no avail and that Sunday May 1st would be the 30th of RamaDan. The announcement concluded at 19:15 (UT+2). Full Dark moon was at 22:29 Cairo time (UT + 2), i.e. more than 3 hours later.
Thus the Hilal of Shawwal would have been expected to appear tonight, Sunday, May 1st, around the time of apparent sunset(18:33). The weather was clear. Temperature, pressure and relative humidity were 29�C, 1011.8mB and 25% respectively. Best time was at ~18:52. I started my attempt at 18:44, right after Maghreb prayers from the east end of Qasr en-Nil bridge (30.044�N, 31.23�E), which leads directly into Tahrir square. However, there was no sign of the Moon. The view was awesome across the Nile; it just lacked the lunar element. In any case, the Crescent brightness was below the threshold by: 1.47 magnitudes/arcsec�, and the crescent width was only 10.551 arcseconds.
- Not Seen: MCW member Malik Salifu Shaban from Garu Bawku reported:
The crescent for shawaal 1443 has not been sighted here in Garu in the upper east region of Ghana today 1st May 2022. There are however sighting reports from Wa and other parts of neighbouring Burkina Faso. The chief Imam announced that Eid be observed on the 3rd of may. Some sunnis will however follow Saudi tomorrow 2nd May 2022.
- Not Seen: MCW member Md Ohidullah from Birbhum, West Bengal reported:
Today's Evening (Sunday) 1st of May 2022AD, The Crescent moon of Shawwal 1442AH has not been sighted in Birbhum of West Bengal in INDIA. Also, NAKHODA MOSJID ROOYAT-E-HILAL COMMITTEE of Kolkata, BENGAL IMAM ASSOCIATION, JAMIATE AHLE HADEES Delhi have declared have declared that tomorrow, Monday 2nd May will be the 30TH of RAMADHAN . So, Tuesday 3rd May will be EID_UL_FITR 1443AH.
- Not Seen: MCW member Naeem Surajwala from BHARUCH, GUJARAT, INDIA reported:
Today I personaly try yo seen new crescent moon of shawaal 1443, New Crescent Moon of Shawwal 1443 Not Seen at BHARUCH, GUJARAT, INDIA
Monday 2nd may will be the 30th of Ramazan ul mubarak and Inshallah Tuesday 3rd May will be the Eid ul Fitr 1443 AH.
- Not Seen: MCW member Zaid Duch from GUJARAT, INDIA reported:
On Sunday, 01st of May 2022 (29 Ramadan, 1443) between 18:20 to 20:20 (Sunset 19:05 & Moonset 19:37) at Location: Navi Masjid, Nadiad, Gujarat, India; we group of 30 people attempted to sight the crescent moon (Hilal) of Shawwal. We were not able to sight the Hilal, the sky was clear. So Eid ul Fitr will be on 03rd May, 2022 InshaAllah.
- Not Seen: MCW member Molvi Iqbalhusen Bokda from Godhra, Gujrat reported:
Moon fo Eid-ul-Fitr (2022) was not seen here at Godhra today on 1st May, 2022 (29th Ramadan). Sky was clear. All moon committees have declared negative sighting reports. Therefore, Eid inshaAllah will be celebrated on 3rd May all over India.
- Not Seen: MCW member Rasheed Usman, Kozhikode, Kerala reported:
Hilal of Shawwal was not sighted anywhere in the State of Kerala today 1st May Sunday evening. Accordingly Qazis of the State and Kerala Hilal Committee declared to complete Ramadan 30, and celebrate Eidul Fitr on Tuesday 3rd May 2022.
- Not Seen: MCW member Yusuf Idara from New Delhi reported:
Today, May 1st, the Moon wasn't sighted. Monday, 2nd May, will be 30th Ramadan (last roza). Eid ul Fitr - *1st Shawwal, 1443 Hijri* - is on Tuesday, 3rd May.
- Not Seen: MCW member AR Sugeng Riyadi from Rowasiya Observatory reported:
The new crescent of Shawal 1443 AH was not seen even by telescope due to low altitude of the hilal and clouds, on Sunday, 01 May 2022 from Assalaam Observatory at PPMI Assalaam, Pabelan Kartasura Sukoharjo and Asy-Syi'ra Observatory at MAN 1 Surakarta. The west horizon was very hazy and sky was totally cloudy.
There were some locations report that the hilal was seen by naked eye, from Kupang, Gresik, Lamongan and Jombang.
According to this report and by the neo-mabims criterion (alt 3� and elongation 6� 24') the Itsbat Coucil by the Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia declare that the 1st of Shawal 1443 AH will start on Monday, 02 May 2022.
- Seen: MCW member Ali Mohamed from Mombasa reported:
Today 29th Ramadhan 1443 hijrah, The Chief Kadhi of Kenya Has Official Announced the moon has sighted in some villages of Lamu County. So that the 1st of shawwal (Eid) 1443 hijrah will be on Monday 2nd May 2022.
- Not Seen: MCW member Dr. Hadi Jaafar from Beirut reported:
I tried to sight the moon of Shawwal this evening Sunday May 1st from Beirut, Lebanon, using a 7*50 pair of binoculars. Negative. Western horizon was partly cloudy with patches of haze. Dust storms have been prevailing since 7 days and humidity is high.
- Not Seen: MCW member Dr Nuri Alfasi reported:
Re: Crescent not seen On Saturday 30 April 2022 and Eid al- Fitr will be on the 2nd May 1443 in Libya.
The Ifta authority of Libya in the capital Tripoli made an official announcement that the moon crescent of Shawwal 1443 H was not seen in Libya on Saturday 30 April 2022, therefore Ramadan month has to be completed 30 days, accordingly it announced that Eid al- Fitr will be on the 2nd May 1443 H.
- Not Seen: MCW member Hasan Basri from Chisinau reported:
We tried to sight the moon of Shawwal of 1443 in two different part of Chisinau, we all couldn't see the crescent. The weather was beautiful and clear.
- Not Seen but seen in other locations by others: MCW member Zakaria Guelzim from Bouznika reported:
Today, Sunday 1st of may, 2022, I tried to sight the hilal of Shawwal from the city of Bouznika (35 km south of Rabat) after sunset without success.
The moon was close to the horizon (4�) and the west horizon was not very clear.
On the other, hand 2 friends were able to take a picture of the hilal without being able to see it with naked eye:
Mr. Mimoun Naimi from the city of Oujda (using a Digital Photo Camera)
and Mr. Soufiane Assouli from the region of Mohammedia (using a mobile phone).
The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs informed the citizens that they observed the crescent of the month of Shawwal for the year 1443 AH after sunset on Sunday 29 Ramadan 1443 AH corresponding to May 1st 2022 AD and confirmed a legitimate sighting of the crescent. Therefore, the first day of the month of Shawwal, which is Eid al-Fitr, is tomorrow, Monday, May 2, 2022 AD.
- Not Seen: MCW member Muhammad Aamir, Vice Secretary Nepali Jame Masjid Committee, Kathmandu reported:
The horizon was cloudy. Crescent was not sighted anywhere in Nepal. So, on this basis, Darul Ifta wal qazaa, Nepali Jame Masjid announced that the month of Shawwal 1443 AH will begin on Tuesday, 3rd May 2022.
- Not Seen: Mr Abdul Samad Ali from Muscat reported:
Crescent for Shawwal has been sighted in Oman after Maghrib on Sunday 1st of May, 2022. It is announced that Eid will be on Monday 2nd of May, 2022.
- Not Seen: Mr Christophe De Zan from Reunion Island reported:
From Comit� LUNE R�union for Reunion Island reported: May 03, 2022 is the first day of Shawwal 1443 and Eid ul-Fitr.
- South Africa:
- Not Seen: MCW member Keeka, Mohamed Iqbal, Pretoria reported:
Due to no confirmed moonsighting in South Africa tonight, 1st May 2022, the 1st Shawwal 1443 will begin after Maghrib on Monday, 2nd May 2022. The day of Eid-ul-Fitr will thus be celebrated on Tuesday, 3rd May 2022.
- Not Seen: MCW member Rashid Motala from Durban reported:
On the evening of Sunday 1 May 2022, the Hilaal was NOT sighted in South Africa. Therefore Shawwaal 1443 will commence on Tuesday, 3 May 2022 in South Africa.
- Sri Lanka:
- Not Seen: MCW member Suhail Patel from Colombo reported:
The CRESCENT for the month of Shawwal has not been sighted in Sri Lanka. Month of of Ramadan will be 30 days. First day of Shawwal will be 3rd (Tuesday) May 2022.
- Not Seen: MCW member Hamza Rijal from Tiny Island of Zanzibar reported:
In the tiny Island of Zanzibar the Hilaal of Shawwal has not been sighted anywhere on Sunday, May 1, 2022.
Mufty Office Officially announced that 3rd of May is the beginning of Shawaal 1443 AH.
- Not Seen: MCW member Dr. Afifi al-Akiti from Oxford reported:
Negative sighting. The three of us attempted to perform the obligatory sighting of Shawwal after Maghrib prayers on Sunday 1 May (the 29th of Ramadan in the UK). The western horizon is overcast and the new crescent could not be sighted. Still, we received news of positive sightings to the East of the UK from Morocco, Brunei, Malaysia and Indonesia. This news, despite not being able to sight locally, makes it sufficient for the 1st of Shawwal and 'Id al-Fitr to be celebrated tomorrow, Monday 2 May (beginning from tonight's Maghrib), for those in the UK, by following the basic rule [dabit] in Islamic Law in this matter that whenever it is known that the crescent has been positively sighted in the East, local sighting inevitably follows, but not the other way round (a lesson in itself about the precedence [taqdim] of an easterly sighting over the local sighting-zone in Fiqh).
- Seen: MCW member Dr Javad Torabinejad from Blacksburg VA reported:
This evening (Sunday, May 1, 2022), the crescent moon was sighted in Abingdon, VA ( Lat: 36� 42' 36" N, Lng: 81� 58' 39" W, and elevation: 636 meters) and in Blacksburg, VA (Lat: 37� 15' 40" N, Lng: 80� 26' 56" W, and elevation: 646 meters). To avoid possible cloud cover interference with my crescent sighting, I travelled to the town of Abingdon, over 100 miles to the southwest of Blacksburg. I arrived at my sighting location well before sunset (apparent sunset: 8:08 pm EDT). The western horizon was partly cloudy and very hazy. On occasions and mainly after the apparent sunset, using a pair of binoculars (7X50), I scanned the horizon. My first binocular sighting of the moon was at 8:30 pm. After 13 minutes, I was able to sight the moon with naked eyes. The horns were approximately at 3:00 and 7:00 O'clock (3:00;5:00;7:00). At 8:58 pm, the crescent was behind a piece of cloud hugging the distant mountains (moonset: 9:20 pm). While in Abingdon, my friends in two groups of one and three also sighted the moon with naked eyes and photographed it in Blacksburg. Three bystanders also sighted the moon along with the latter group. The first sighting in Blacksburg was at 8:41 pm. At 8:35 pm, the temperature, dew point, relative humidity, and pressure were 66.0 F, 61.0 F, 86%, and 30.05 in, respectively at a nearby airport in Blacksburg.
- Seen: Council of Shia Muslim Scholars in North America announced:
The Moon-Sighting Committee of the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America announces that Monday, May 2nd, 2022 will be the first day of the month of Shawwal, 1443 A.H. for the entire region of North America. This determination is based on the fact that there were verified sightings of the crescent moon by the naked eye at sunset on Sunday, May 1st, 2022 in many regions of North America.
- Seen: MCW member Mohamedraza H.Janmohamed from Sanford FL reported:
The Moonsighting Sub-committee wishes to inform the community that the new crescent for Mahe Shawwal 1443 AH was sighted in many cities in the USA on Sunday, May 1, 2022.
Therefore, the 1st Day of Mahe Shawwal [EID-UL-FITR], 1443 AH is established as MONDAY, MAY 2, 2022.
- Seen: Mr Ehsan Shoosteri from Lubbock, Texas reported:
I saw the new moon with naked eyes, and I took picture with IPhone13, but It was more visual with naked eyes.
- Seen: Mahdavia Rui�yat e Hilal in North America announced:
Faqir Abulfatah Syed Nusrat hereby declares that the Hilal of Shawwal- 1443H was sighted at multiple locations across Mainland USA after Maghrib on the 29th of Ramzan ul Mubarak - Sunday, May1, 2022. As such Eid ul Fitr will be on Monday, May 2, 2022 in North America.
- Seen: MCW member Imam Abdur�Rauf R. Campos-Marquetti from Albuquerque, New Mexico reported:
We would like to report that a small group of Muslims sighted the Hilal Moon this evening of May 1st, 2022 at 8:35pm MST in the western sky of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Albuquerque Observers: Imam Abdur�Rauf Campos-Marquetti (MCW-member), Brother Waled Kittle, Brother Kashif Muhammad, Brother Adil Sarker, Sister Assyah Soliman, Brother Sodiq Soliman, Brother Malek Soliman.
Time Range of Observation: 7:45pm to 9:10pm MST (Sunset at: 7:53pm MST / Moonset at: 8:58pm MST). Location : Sandia Mtn Foothills, Albuquerque, New Mexico U.S.A. Lat./Long: 35.190616 / -106.480645 Elevation: 6282-ft
Description of Hilal Crescent: Very thin young crescent moon, Orientation of Horns from 2 to 8 O�clock, visible to the naked eye. 100% cloud free night, haze on lower horizons due to nearby forest fires. Hilal became more difficult to see as it lowered to the horizon due to smoke from forest fires in the nearby Jemez Mtns.��
Due to this fact and the fact that our community observes Eid al Fitr with the Hilal-Crescent Moon Sighting, the Eid al Fitr celebration will be held tomorrow May 2nd, 2022.
- Seen: MCW member Imam AbdulHakeem Nabeeh Um'Rani, W. Deen Mohammed (WDM) Community, Birmingham, AL reported:
SEEN: May 1st, 2022 A NAKED EYE MOON SIGHTING IN THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
SEEN: MAY 1st, 2022 - BIRMINGHAM, AL - 7:31PM
MOON SIGHTED - THE 1st DAY OF DHUL-SHAWWAL IS MAY 2nd, 2022.
EIDUL FITR IS MAY 2nd, 2022
BLACK MOON/NEW MOON/ASTRONOMICAL MOON "BORN" APRIL - 30th, 2022 - 3:30PM
- Seen: MCW member Norm Vargas from San Gabriel, CA reported:
The crescent moon was sighted naked eye from San Gabriel, CA at 7:59 pm. It was then observed with 10x42 binoculars and the horns were at the 3 o'clock and 7:30 positions. The haze and humidity caused the contrast to be quite poor. Humidity was 73% at the time of observation. It was not easy to spot, despite being well above the horizon. I did not observe it further.
May 2, 2022 (Monday):
- Seen: MCW member Dr Musa�Minhai from Linxia Gansu Province reported:
On May 2,2022 the new Crescent has been sighted with naked eye in China. ( Latitude35�35'N, Longitude 103�11'E ); sunset time is 20:02; The illumination was about 2.7%. The moon altitude was about 17.8�.
- Seen: MCW member Zaid Duch from Nadiad, Gujrat reported:
I, Zaid Duch, sighted the crescent moon (Hilal) of 1st day of Shawwal 1443; today on Monday, 02nd of May 2022 (30 Ramadan 1443); at location Navi Masjid,Nadiad,Gujarat, India. The Crescent moon was sighted with a naked eye at 19:19.
- Seen: MCW member Muhammad Umair Mirza, Lahore reported:
On Monday, 2nd of May 2022 at the end of civil twilight (19:09). The Crescent moon of Shawwal 1443 AH was sighted at 19:14 with naked eye at my place, (Exact Location: 31.58740 N, 74.38407 E), near Shalimar Gardens, Lahore, Pakistan. At the end of civil twilight (19:09), the age of new moon was 41 hours 40 minutes 57 seconds. The altitude of the Crescent was +11�57' 33" and azimuth was 287� 19' 32" (North-West). The elongation was +19�33' 00" . The illuminated part of the moon was 2.9%. Orientation of Crescent was 2 to 8 O'clock.
|1st Day of Eid al-Fitr in all Countries (updated when more information is available)
|May 1||Afghanistan (actual mistaken sighting)|
|May 2||Albania (Follow Saudi)|
|????||Algeria (Follow |
|May 2||Angola (follow Turkey)|
|May 2||Armenia (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Australia (Lebanese & Turkish communities follow Saudi)|
|May 3||Australia (Indian and Pakistani community follow Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Austria (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Azerbaijan (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Bahrian (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Bangladesh (Follow annoncement from any Muslim country)|
|May 3||Bangladesh (Official Announcement)|
|May 2||Barbados (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Belgium (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Bolivia (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Bosnia and Hercegovina (Follow Turkey)|
|????||Brunei (Local Sighting) |
|May 2||Bulgaria (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Burkina Faso (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Cameroon (Local Sighting or Official Announcement)|
|????||Canada (Toronto Hilal Committee)|
|May 2||Canada (FCNA/ISNA - Fiqh Council of North America/Islamic Society of North America)|
|May 2||Chechnia (Follow Saudi)|
|May 3||Chile (Local Sighting)|
|????||China (Following MeccaCalendar.org)|
|????||China (Local Sighting)|
|????||Colombia (Follow Chile sighting)|
|May 2||Croatia (Follow Turkey)|
|????||Dagestan (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Denmark (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Egypt - Moon Born before sunset & moon sets at least 5 minutes after sunset|
|????||Fiji Islands (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Finland (Follow Saudi)|
|????||France (UOIF - Union of the Islamic Organizations of France)|
|May 2||France (CFCM - French Council of Muslims) Altitude > 5�, elongation > 8�|
|May 2||Georgia (Follow Saudi)|
|May 3||Germany (Local Sighting)|
|May 3||Ghana (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Guyana (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Hungary (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Iceland (Follow Saudi)|
|May 1||India - Hijri Committee of India|
|May 3||India (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Indonesia (Official Announcement)|
|????||Iran (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Iraq (Sunnis Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Ireland (ECFR - European Council for Fatwa and Research - Somewhere on the globe Altitude > 5�, elongation > 8�)|
|May 2||Italy (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Japan (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Jordan (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Kazakhstan (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Kenya (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Kosovo (Follow Turkey)|
|May 2||Kuwait (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Kyrgizstan (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Lebanon (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Libya (Official Announcement)|
|May 2||Luxembourg (ECFR - European Council for Fatwa and Research - Somewhere on the globe Altitude > 5�, elongation > 8�)|
|May 2||Macedonia (Follow Turkey)|
|????||Madagascer (Local Sighting)|
|????||Malawi (Local Sighting)|
|????||Malaysia (Official Announcement)|
|May 1||Mali (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Mauritania (Follow Saudi)|
|????||Mauritius (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Montenegro (Follow Turkey)|
|????||Morocco (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Mozambique (Local erroneous Sighting)|
|????||Namibia (Local Sighting)|
|May 3||Nepal (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Netherlands (Follow Saudi)|
|????||New Zealand (Local Sighting)|
|May 1||Niger (Local Sighting)|
|????||Nigeria (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Norway (Islamic Council of Norway - follow annoncement from any Muslim country|
|May 2||Norway (Some follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Oman (Local Sighting)|
|May 3||Pakistan (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Palestine (Follow Saudi)|
|????||Peru (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Philippines (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Poland (Calculation)|
|May 2||Qatar (Follow Saudi)|
|May 3||Reunion (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Romania (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Russia (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Saudi Arabia (Local Sighting - Official Announcement)|
|May 2||Serbia (Follow Turkey)|
|????||Senegal (Local Sighting)|
|????||Singapore (Official Decision)|
|May 2||Slovania (Follow Turkey)|
|May 3||South Africa (Local Sighting)|
|????||South Korea (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Spain (Union of Islamic Communities of Spain, Islamic Commission of Spain)|
|May 3||Sri Lanka (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Sudan (Follow Saudi)|
|????||Suriname (News from Guyana if not seen in Suriname)|
|May 2||Sweden (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Switzerland (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Syria (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Taiwan (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Tajikistan (Follow Saudi)|
|May 3||Tanzania (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Tatarstan (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Togo (Follow Saudi)|
|????||Trinidad & Tobago (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||Tunisia (Criteria of age, or sunset-moonset lag)|
|May 2||Turkey (elongation > 8� & Altitude > 5� anywhere)|
|May 2||Turkmenistan (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||U.A.E. (Follow Saudi)|
|????||Uganda (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||UK (Follow Saudi)|
|????||UK [Coordinated by Major Islamic Centres and Mosques of London]|
|????||UK [Wifaaqul ulama), (Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat], OR (Sighting from countries east of UK)|
|May 2||USA (FCNA/ISNA - Fiqh Council of North America/Islamic Society of North America) |
|May 2||USA (Local Sighting)|
|May 2||USA [Shi'aas Houston Hilal Committee, Chicago Hilal Committee]|
|May 2||Uzbekistan (Follow Saudi)|
|May 2||Yemen (Follow Saudi)|
|????||Zambia (Local Sighting)|
|????||Zimbabwe (Local Sighting)|
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