Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court announced on Friday that Eid Al Adha will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 20, after the crescent of Dhu Al Hijja was not sighted on Friday evening. Dul Hijjah, which this year begins on July 11, is the month during which the Hajj pilgrimage takes place and is the last month of the Islamic calendar.

In other news, Saudi Arabia started administering the second dose of vaccine against coronavirus for all age groups of people in the Kingdom from Sunday, July 11.

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