Al-Masih ad-Dajjal is an evil figure in Islamic eschatology. He is said to have come from a number of different locations, but generally from the East, usually between Syria and Iraq, comparable to Christian understanding of the appearance of the Antichrist in Christian eschatology. Wikipedia
What is Dajjal called in English?
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Al-Masih ad-Dajjal (Arabic: المسيح الدجّال Al-Masīḥ ad-Dajjāl, “the false messiah”, or “the deceiver”) is an evil figure in Islamic eschatology. He is to appear, pretending to be al-Masih (i.e. the Messiah), before Yawm al-Qiyamah (the Day of Resurrection).