Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Q8 to celebrate first day of Ramadan TODAY

The State of Kuwait announced Tuesday that Wednesday August 11 would mark the first day of Muslims' holy month of Ramadan.

The official authority assigned to officially announce the commecement of Ramadan said Tuesday would mark the last day of Sha'ban in the Hijra Calender.

Other Arab and Muslim countries are also celebrating Ramadan on Wednesday.

Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the UAE, Bahrain, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Yemen, Sudan and the Sunnis in Iraq, Turkey, Malaysia and Indonesia will be starting to fast as of Wednesday.

Oman, however, will be starting Ramadan on Thursday.

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