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Eid Al-Fitr to start on Wednesday: Dar Al-Ifta

Eid Al-Fitr is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan

Ahram Online , Monday 4 Jul 2016
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Eid Al-Fitr prayer in Cairo in 2015 (Photo:Mai Shaheen)
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Egypt's Dar Al-Ifta announced that Eid Al-Fitr will start on Wednesday, according to astronomical observations.

Dar Al-Ifta, Egypt's state religious institution, said that Wednesday will mark the first day of Shawwal, the tenth month in the Islamic calendar. 

Eid Al-Fitr is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

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