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Saudi, other Gulf states to celebrate Eid tomorrow

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RIYADH: Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in the Gulf Arab countries on July 6 (Wednesday), religious authorities in these countries announced.

Yemen, Indonesia, and the Philippines are also among the countries which announced Wednesday as the first day of Eid.

The official news agencies of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Kuwait quoted religious authorities as saying on Monday that the annual feast will begin on Wednesday after failing to sight the moon that marks the start of the three-day festival.

The starting day of Eid varies every year and from country to country depending on geographical location.

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