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Wednesday is 29th day of Ramadan, Saudi Supreme Court says

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The new Shawwal crescent was not witnessed in Saudi Arabia; therefore, Wednesday will be the 29th day of the Muslim month of Ramadan, the Saudi Supreme Court announced.

The Supreme Court had asked the public to look for the new Shawwal crescent on Tuesday evening to determine if the Eid al-Fitr, when Muslims celebrate the end of Ramada, will on Wednesday.

“Those who witness the moon should inform the nearest court. If the moon was not sighted on Tuesday, they should look for it on Wednesday evening,” the court had said in a statement.