Hilal Statement: Shawwal 1437AHIn: TAIA (Team for Advice on Issues of Astronomy)
The next new moon occurs on Monday, 4th July, 2016, at 12:01 BST.
On Tuesday, 5th July, 2016, it can easily be seen with the unaided eye in Africa, the Middle East and the Americas.
On Wednesday, 6th July, 2016, it can easily be seen with the unaided eye in Europe.
For the Muqallideen of Ayatullah ul Uzama Syed Sistani (May Allah Protect him) residing in the UK, EXPECT 1st Shawwal, 1437AH, to be on Thursday, 7th July, 2016.
We have received news from the Office of Ayatullah ul Uzama Syed Sistani in Najaf that Eid-ul-Fitr for Muqallideen residing in Northern Asia, Europe (including UK) and Scandanavia will be marked on Thursday 7 July 2016.