RIYADH -- The Saudi Arabia Supreme Court issued a statement this evening saying the Ramadan crescent moon has not been sighted, Saudi Press Agency has reported.

It added the court held a hearing today, 29th of Sha'ban, 1438 AH, according to the calendar of Umm Al-Qura, and reached a consensus that Ramadan crescent moon has not been confirmed.

Therefore, the court will hold a hearing on Friday evening to spot the crescent moon and announce it according to the procedures followed in this respect.

Source: Emirates News Agency