Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court announced that the holy month of Ramadan will begin on Saturday, May 27, Arab News reported.
The news came after astronomers were unable to sight a moon crescent on Thursday evening.
In a series of tweets, Khalid Al-Zaaq, a Saudi astronomer and member of the Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Sciences, also added that this year, Ramadan will begin and end on a Saturday, making it a 29-day month.
UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Yemen, Bahrain, Iraq, Lebanon and Ghana also announced Saturday as the first day of Ramadan.
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Many are super excited for the holy month
A few bid farewell to their morning coffee
People are getting ready for their first suhoor
Many are giving us a heads up with this
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