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. 

As soon as the announcement was made, thousands took to Twitter, welcoming the holy month via trending hashtags: #Ramadan and #رمضان_كريم

#RamadanKareem is now trending worldwide

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

Don't forget to stock up on your samboosas

Ramadan mode on!

Ramadan kareem everyone!