(News.com.au) The first shots have been fired in Islamic State's prophesied 'final' battle. But will US and Turkish troops advancing on the town of Dabiq really trigger Armageddon?
The insignificant town is little more than a cluster of houses in a remote, flat Syrian field.
There are no riches here.
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Not even an important crossroad.
But there is an old Islamic prophecy that places the town firmly at the beginning of the ‘end of days’. It is where the forces of Islam and Christianity are supposed to meet in decisive battle.