Safar 1436

The Crescent Committee of Canada has declared the 1st of Safar to be on Monday 24th November 2014. The new crescent for the Islamic lunar month of Safar 1436 AH has been sighted in South Africa on the eve of 29 Muharram 1436 AH (23 November, 2014 CE). The Crescent Committee after confirmation of the sighting has declared the 1st of Safar to correspond with Monday 24th of November 2014 CE. Click title above for full details.

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They ask you, [O Muhammad], about the new moons. Say, ‘They are measurements of time for the people and for Hajj.’ (al-Baqarah 2:189)