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It is well known that the beginning of the Islamic month is based on the visibility of the earliest crescent moon as reported by two reliable witnesses. Thus, depending on local sighting, the calendar differs from one place to another. Amongst all the possible local Islamic calendars, that of Makkah is specially precious in order to determine the date of the annual pilgrimage.


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