Saudi Arabia will begin moon sighting for Dhu al-Hijjah on Saturday

The Saudi Supreme court has called on all Muslims in the Kingdom to sight the crescent moon on Saturday marking the start of Dhu al-Hijjah. (Shutterstock)
Updated 09 August 2018
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Saudi Arabia will begin moon sighting for Dhu al-Hijjah on Saturday

  • Dhu al-Hijjah is the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar
  • It is the month in which the Hajj pilgrimage takes place

DUBAI: The Saudi Supreme court has called on all Muslims in the Kingdom to sight the crescent moon on Saturday marking the start of Dhu al-Hijjah, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Dhu al-Hijjah is the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar. It is the month in which the Hajj pilgrimage takes place.

The Supreme Court asked that the person who sees it with their naked eye or through the binoculars to inform the nearest court, record his or her testimony, or contact the nearest center to help him reach the nearest court.


Tabuk military exhibition: Jump in, buckle up and take off

An aircraft cockpit fitted out with PlayStation DR technology will allow visitors to share the experience. (SPA)
Updated 16 February 2019
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Tabuk military exhibition: Jump in, buckle up and take off

  • The Royal Saudi Air Force is offering the activity as part of the third Armed Forces Exhibition for Diversification of Local Manufacturing, inaugurated on Thursday

JEDDAH: It is one of the most demanding skills in modern combat.
Now visitors to a military exhibition in Tabuk will get the chance to command a fighter plane and take part in a simulated air battle.
The Royal Saudi Air Force is offering the activity as part of the third Armed Forces Exhibition for Diversification of Local Manufacturing, inaugurated on Thursday.
An aircraft cockpit fitted out with PlayStation DR technology will allow visitors to share the experience of fighter pilots taking off and joining in supersonic aerial combat.