The office of the Supreme Religious Authority His Eminence Sayed Ali al-Husseini al-Sistani announces that Thursday August 24, 2017 is the first day of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah 1438AH.
This came in a statement issued by the office of His Eminence Sayed al-Sistani, and seen by Al-Kafeel Network, stating that the moon sighting of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah 1438 AH was seen and approved by the office of his eminence.
Based on this announcement, the first day of Eid al-Adha will be on Saturday 10th of Dhu al-Hijjah 1438 AH, corresponding to the September 2nd, 2017.
On this occasion, the al-Kafeel Global Network congratulates the Muslims around the world, the scholars, the Iraqi people and the followers of Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) for these blessed day. Praying the Almighty to accept our deeds and bestow upon Iraq and its people with safety and security, and give victory to the security forces and the heroes of the popular mobilization who are fighting the enemies of the religion and the homeland. He is indeed The Hearer of Supplication.