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Glen Norman
June 15, 2018

Ramadan will come to an end tonight if the first glimpse of the new moon is sighted in the UAE's skies.

According to an official press release, the witnesses' account of moon-sighting can be shared with the zonal committees.

In Kerala, Eid will be celebrated on Friday, June 15 as the moon was sighted in Kozhikode, a top cleric said. The South Asian region, however, is predicted to spot the crescent on Friday, thereby postponing the Eid celebration in that part of the world to Saturday.

May the peace and guidance of Allah be upon Mother Ghana now and always, and may this period of the Festival of Breaking Fast, pour more blessings upon our dear Country, Ghana.

"The moon was not sighted today".

Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is a time when Muslims abstain from food, drink and smoking from the "sahur" meal at sunrise to the "iftar" meal at sunset.

Hence Muslims in India and Pakistan will also sight the Eid 2018 moon today i.e. Thursday June 14, 2018.

Last week, Oman's government declared that both private and public sector workers in the country will be off from Thursday, June 14 until Monday, June 18.

The report states that the "Iftar" with the governors was not open for full media coverage, unlike the previous ones, held with leadership of the National Assembly, judiciary and others.

Eidul Fitr celebrations mark the culmination of the Holy month of Ramazan during which Muslims all over the world observe 30 days of fasting.

Earlier, Saudi Arabia also confirmed that Friday, June 15 will be the first day of Eid Al Fitr following the sighting of the crescent moon.

AMC, one of the largest movie theater operators in the world, now offers an updated list of world-renowned Disney productions through four daily screenings at 10.00 a.m., 1.00 p.m., 4.00 p.m. and 8.45 p.m. every day except for Sundays. A huge amount of money and food were also donated in the Holy month of Ramadan to help the poor and needy.

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