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International or Local Sighting (Hanbali Fiqh)

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Q: Does Ramadan start with the international sighting or local sighting?
A: Ramadan starts when the new moon of Ramadan is sighted. If it is seen in one area, everyone else must fast.

Source: Hidayat al-Raghib

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