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Eid al-Fitr 2015 in USA: US Muslims likely to celebrate Eid on July 17

LONDON: Eid-ul-Fitr is likely to fall on 17 July this year in  United States of America as per Islamic Crescent Observation Project’s (ICOP) announcement.Muslims in  the United States usually follow announcements of moon-sighting in Saudi Arabia, and are thus likely to celebrate Eid al Fitr on the same day.

The (ICOP) has also said that Eid Al Fitr [Eid-ul-Fitr] 2015 (Hijri year 1436) will be on Friday, 17 July in UAE and other Muslim countries as per its astronomical calculations, UAE’s state media has said, according to Gulf News.

The moon-sighting body said that the new moon of Shawwal is likely to be seen on 16 July, Thursday.