Jordan to Celebrate Fitr Eid, Wednesday

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  • Eid Al Fitr Prayer in Amman, 2015 - (Al Ghad)

AMMAN —Al Ghad— Jordan celebrates Eid Al Fitr on Wednesday, according to announcements of the Chief Islamic Justice Ahmad Hilayel on Monday, during a ceremony to cite the Shawwal crescent, and explained that astronomical calculations and Sharia guidelines point to Wednesday marking the first day of Shawwal, which makes it the first day of Eid Al Fitr.

Eid Al Fitr starts with the sighting of the new moon at sunset on the preceding day, in accordance with Islamic traditions.