The moon-sighting committee is still in meeting and an official announcement is being awaited by them.
They also advise cutting back on caffeinated drinks, drinking plenty of plain water and eating unrefined carbohydrates and proteins, during non-fasting hours, to maintain energy levels.
If the new moon is sighted today then the Holy month of fasting Ramdan will begin in India, Pakistan and Bangaldesh on Thursday May 17, 2018.
But how many hours of daytime fasting does it involve, taking up how many days? In Scotland, they claim, the moon would be visible only on May 17.
US President Donald Trump today greeted Muslims observing Ramadan and said the holy month is a time of self-reflection meant to deepen one's spiritual growth.
Muslims are instructed to seek the Night of Power during the last ten days of Ramadan, particularly on the odd-numbered nights.
Imam Imad Enchassi, founder, lead imam and president of the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City (ISGOC), said some are exempt from the daily fast, including those who are ill, the elderly and young, travelers and those pregnant or breastfeeding.
Saudi Arabian moon observers said that there was no sight of the Ramadan crescent on Tuesday, meaning millions of Muslims around the world will begin the holy month on Thursday.
Mavcom lodges police report against Tony Fernandes
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Muslims in Turkey will begin fasting on Wednesday.
The president noted that Ramadan was a period of fasting and spiritual reflection for Muslims, pointing out that many perform acts of charity, read the Quran, and recite prayers during the holy season.
7 The fast ends with the festival of Eid al-Fitr, which is celebrated with gifts to charity and to one another, visits and parties. Other than fasting they also engage in charitable activities.
The month of Ramadan is observed in order to commemorate when Allah gave the first chapters of the holy book Quran to the prophet Muhammad.
"Being a minority religion is always challenging, and it's rewarding at the same time", Enchassi said.
Muslims during Ramadan generally greet each other saying, "Ramadan mubarak!" and Sunni Muslims go to the mosque at night to offer prayers, the practice is known as "taraweeh".
Whiles prices of food are said to be soaring in parts of Nigeria due to the Ramadan, Somalia and Kenyan authorities are also feverishly undertaking measures to ensure that terrorist groups are not allowed to carry out attacks.
We need to train them on the latest technology in crop production, so that they can cultivate all-year-round. At first, he said he was uncomfortable openly expressing his Muslim faith, out of fear he'd be shunned.
Indonesian police fatally shot four suspected militants Wednesday when they attacked a police headquarters in Riau province. Editor's note: An earlier version of this article stated that at least three men had attacked the Riau Police headquarters.
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The meeting between Mr Coveney and Israeli ambassador Zeev Bokar took place between 08:00 and O8:30 BST on Tuesday. Most of the Gazans who died yesterday were shot by Israeli snipers, Gaza's health ministry said.
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Amid the approval, the tribunal dismissed pleas by Bhushan Steel Employees Union and creditor Larsen & Toubro against the plan. Bhushan Steel was on the RBI's first list of 12 companies referred to the National Company Law Tribunal a year ago .
The election in Jayanagar segment was countermanded in the wake of the demise of BJP candidate BN Vijaya Kumar on May 4. While the NCP will contest the Bhandara-Gondia seat, the Congress will fight the Palghar seat.
The trade-off is that the existing 2002 Air Transport Agreement remains in force with all rights and provisions. Currently, Emirates offers flights directly from New York-area airports to Milan, Italy, and Athens.
It has also been revealed that the couple will spend their final night before the wedding at separate luxury hotels near Windsor. Thomas Markle announced Monday he was pulling out of the royal wedding so as not to embarrass the bride-to-be.
Senate asks Adewole to get emergency vaccines for Ebola
The senator said if nothing is done given the country's population "we may well be on our way to creating a global situation". Punch reports that 4,000 doses of Ebola vaccine would be sent to DRC by World Health Organization in the nearest furture.
Sonam Kapoor shines in nude gown at Cannes Film Festival
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Carrick to make Man United coaching debut in FA Cup final
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Petrol, diesel prices hiked
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Williams helps Pirates shut out struggling Sox
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