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Fasting in Ramadān in the Summer

at High Latitudes

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Fasting in Ramadān in the Summer at High or at Low Latitudes.

According to one of the great jurists of the Hanafi school of the twentieth century, the late Shaikh Mustafa Az-Zarqa, Muslims living in time zones where daylight hours are unusually long may base their times for imsak and iftar on the regular timetables followed in Makkah and Madinah.

Ramadan in the summer at high latitudes, Sheikh Ahmad Kutty

Fatwa on fasting in Ramadan during the UK summer, Sheikh Dr. Usama Hasan (London, UK)

Regarding The Dawn Method (preferred) and The Sunset Method
Fastan i norr, (Part 3. is in English)

Fasting Ramadhan In Scandinavian Countries
Partly in English, with chapters:
- Answer: Fatwa Council - Al Azhar
- Scholarly opinions
- Fatwa Al-Azhar (Arabic)

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