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New Islamic year 1440 AH – Daily Trust
Today Tuesday September 11, 2018 marks the Islamic New Year 1440 A.H. (after Hijra) which is the first day of Muharram, the first month in the lunar Islamic calendar. The word Muharram means “forbidden” and many Muslims fast during this period. The Muslim calendar and times are calculated based on sightings of the crescent moon, …