Start of Eid confirmed for September 1

Eid Al Adha dates announced after moon sighting

The Knowledge

The Eid Al Adha holiday will get underway on September 1, it has been announced.

The news was confirmed by the Saudi Supreme Court following a sighting of the Dhu Al Hijjah crescent on Tuesday night.

The Emirates News Agency (WAM) has also confirmed the start of the Eid period.

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