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Thursday will be the first day of Eid in UAE and Arab world


A view of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.

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The Saudi Moon Sighting committee said that they have not sighted the moon on Tuesday evening and that Eid Al Fitr will be on Thursday

The committees said Wednesday will be 30th Ramadan.

Dubai Media Office said, “The UAE announces that Wednesday will be the last day of the month of Ramadan, and Thursday, May 13, will be the first day of Eid Al-Fitr."

The Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (IACAD) has clarified the guidelines for performing Eid Al Fitr prayers in the emirate aimed at protecting the community from COVID-19.

Prayer halls will open 15 minutes before the Eid Al Fitr prayers; Eid prayer and sermon to last for 15 minutes.

Mosques to close immediately after prayers are completed; Women’s prayer halls to remain closed.

Worshippers must adhere to all precautionary measures including wearing face masks, maintaining physical distancing and avoid physical greetings.

Eid Al Fitr prayer timings across the UAE.
Abu Dhabi: 05.57am

Al Ain: 05.50am

Madinat Zayed: 06.01am

Dubai: 05.52am

Hatta: 05.49am

Sharjah: 05.51am

Ras Al Khaimah: 05.48am

Fujairah: 05.48am

Umm Al Quwain: 05.50am

Ajman: 05.51am

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