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Malaysian Muslims to begin fasting Thursday
16 May 2018, 01:51 | Glen Norman
Dates are sold at a market ahead of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Cairo Egypt
In Nigeria, the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar, has advised Muslims to look out for the crescent moon on Wednesday, an indication the fasting will also start on Thursday.
The committee is set to meet after prayers on the evening of Tuesday, May 15, at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, WAM said. It will commence when the new crescent moon is spotted, which will be either Tuesday or Wednesday.
According to reports on Saudi Arabian state TV, as published by Arab News, bad weather made observation of the crescent hard. "The council hereby enjoins Muslims all over the country to be on the lookout for the announcement of His Eminence, the President-General of NSCIA, on the commencement of the 1439 AH Ramadan fast", Shehu said.
The holiday commemorate the revelation of the sacred scripture of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad.
Killed As Taliban Militants Storm Farah City
Local reporters said the city was empty and shops, schools and government offices are closed as people hid inside their houses. Deadly clashes re-erupted in Farah early morning as the Taliban launched a second round of coordinated assaults in the week.
Thousands of school pupils will be sitting examinations during Ramadan this year. Previous year more accidents happened in the late morning rush hour between 10am and 11am than any other time.
Hero Gotze Misses Out On Germany's World Cup Squad
MARIO GOTZE HAS missed out on Germany's provisional squad for this summer's World Cup finals in Russian Federation . Germany will start their World Cup campaign on 17 June, with Mexico, Sweden and South Korea in their group F.
Germany coach Joachim Low agrees contract extension to 2022
They open their World Cup campaign against Mexico on June 17, before fixtures against Sweden (June 23) and South Korea (June 27). The Borussia Dortmund start scored in extra time against Argentina in 2014 to give Germany its fourth World Cup .
Amazon Go targets Chicago, San Francisco for new stores
At the time only Seattle and Los Angeles were confirmed, but it looks like the expansion will stretch beyond those cities. It is recently reported that Amazon had its eye on an Amazon Go location in San Francisco's Union Square neighborhood.
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Hulu probably should have picked up Brooklyn Nine-Nine like they did The Mindy Project a few years ago. But Fox was aware others were interested in the show and is "happy" it found a home on NBC , she said.