As per the Ministry of Interior (MOI), Saudi Arabia's Website, today, 8th May 2016 is the 1st of the Islamic Month of Shaban. Based on this the Moon Sighting for the Month of Ramadan will be held on Sunday, 5th June 2016. If the moon is sighted then 6th June 2016 will be the 1st of Ramadan. If not sighted then 7th June 2016 will be the 1st of Ramadan in Saudi Arabia. ... Continue Reading
Madina (the city) or Al-Madinah al-Munawwarah (the radiant city) or Taybah/Tabah (Good) is the second holiest city in Islam. At the heart of the city is Al-Masjid an-Nabawi (The Prophet's Mosque), which is the resting place of the Prophet Muhammad SAW.
Madina was Prophet Muhammad's SAW destination of Hijrah (migration) from Makkah, and became the capital of a rapidly increasing Muslim Empire. Madina is visited by Millions of Muslims from all over the world every day.
Madina category contains posts about the importance of the city, it's history and guidance on visiting the city.