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Ramadan Expected to Begin on June 29; Eid al-Fitr Likely on July 28

ramadanThe start of the Holy month of Ramadan will fall on Sunday, June 29, 2014, the Sharjah Planetarium has confirmed.

Sharjah Planetarium said that the New Moon of Shawwal 1435 AH will be on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at 2:42 (local time) for the UAE. Therefore, Monday, July 28, 2014, will be the start of Eid al-Fitr and the lunar month of Shawwal.

The daylight hours at the beginning of the month of Ramadan will be 13 hours and 45 minutes while the fasting period will be 15 hours and 15 minutes.

Towards the end of the Holy month of Ramadan, daylight hours will be 13 hours and 25 minutes, and the fasting period will be 14 hours and 55 minutes.Continue Reading on Emirates 24/7



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