RIYADH: The blessed fasting month of Ramazan is due to start Saturday in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, religious experts in both nations declared.
The declarations came after religious experts in the two Gulf Arab nations neglected to locate the bow moon on Thursday night, state media announced.
The mufti of Lebanon, Abdullatif Deryan, likewise reported that Saturday would be the begin of Ramazan.
There was no quick declaration from other Muslim nations in the Middle East and North Africa.
Amid Ramazan, Muslims around the globe keep away from eating, drinking and smoking from sunrise to sunset.
They break the quick with a dinner known as iftar and before first light, they have a moment chance to eat and drink amid seher.
Ramazan is trailed by the devour of Eidul Fitr.