Why is there a problem with Moon Sighting in Britain? Abdul Aziz Raje Question: Please explain as to why there is such a problem with Moon Sighting in Britain? Why do other Ulama differ with you? What can be done to...
How does the Moonsighting system in Morocco work? (Qari) Muhammad Shoyaib Nurgat Question: Please explain the (actual) Moon Sighting of Morocco? In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh We would like to begin by extending...
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh (Peace, Blessings & Mercy of Allah be upon You). This statement is being issued on the 24th of July 2019 and supersedes all previous statements on...
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In a nutshell we don't deem it necessary to follow Moonsighting from Saudia in United Kingdom because there is an established monthly system already in existence in Britain. Their opinion is for countries to sight the Moon locally. Therefore, according to their own principles we find your suggestion to be inconsistent. We find it puzzling that you would recommend following Saudi scholars but then advise following Saudi Moonsighting.
Why did Wifaqul Ulama reject Mozambique, Kenyan and French Sightings? In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh France: 29th of Sha’bān 1440 (05th of May 2019) A team of Scholars from Wifaqul Ulama and Batley...

Jamia Binoria

Jamia Binoria endorses Moroccan Moon Sighting for Britain It should be clear that it is a duty upon Muslims living in non-Muslim countries to arrange for moon sighting in their country of residence and to place their trust in their...
In a nutshell and according to the principles of Hanafi Madhab, the testimony of a Faasiq can be accepted if the testimony is deemed to be accurate and correct. The testimony of an upright Muslim can be rejected if it is deemed to be inaccurate. It is up to the Qadhi or the head the Moonsighting committee. We did not find this principle in the Madhab that we have to investigate the Fisq of the one testifying about the Moon in the Madhab.

Darul uloom Deoband

I have studied your queries very attentively. It has been written from here in the past that announcements should be made for the sighting of the moon, based on information of sightings from your close country.

Darul-uloom Dhabel

Darul-uloom Dhabel endorses Moroccan Moon Sighting for Britain Darul uloom Deoband Question: You will be well aware of the controversies regarding the sighting of the moon here in the UK. For a period of time our respected scholars and the representatives...