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Oct 15 first day of Eid Al Adha in most Muslim countries… Holidays from Oct 14?

The first day of Eid Al Adha is expected be on Tuesday, October 15, in most Islamic countries, according to a statement on Sunday from the Islamic Crescents’ Observation Project (Icop). The statement says, “The sighting of the crescent should be possible in most regions of the world with naked eyes on Sunday October 6, […]

Eid Al-Adha: 11-day break for govt staff in Saudi Arabia

The Civil Service Affairs Ministry announced on Tuesday that the holidays would begin on Oct. 10 (Thursday, Dul Hijjah 5) and continue until Oct. 20 (Sunday, Dul Hijjah 15), adding that work would resume at government offices on Oct. 21 (Monday). The number of Eid Al-Adha holidays in the private sector varies from company to […]