Thursday 15 November
Official Decision and
Announcement of the High Judiciary Council
of Saudi Arabia...
Just a short time ago, Fatwa-Online
was informed of the official decision and announcement of
the High Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia that since the
moon of Ramadhaan was sighted this evening, here in Saudi
Arabia, we have completed twenty nine (29) days of Sha'baan (1422 A.H.), in
accordance with the hadeeth of the Messenger
of Allaah (sal-Allaahu `alayhe wa
when you see the crescent. If it is
obscured to you, then complete thirty days
of Sha'baan. And break your fast when you
see the crescent. If it is obscured to you
then fast thirty days)),
[transmitted by al-Bukhaaree and Muslim].
Subsequently, we shall be starting
our Taraaweeh prayers
tonight (Thursday 15 November 2001) after the 'Ishaa.
prayer, in preparation for the first
fast of Ramadhaan on Friday 16 November 2001,