Author Joel Richardson argues persuasively that the Antichrist, his empire, and his religion will come from the Middle East and not Europe as has been widely taught by many modern prophecy teachers. CBN TV
“And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared” (Rev 16:10).
Westerners argue that the reason the Kings of the East in Revelation come from China is the staggering number of soldiers—a 200-million-man army. But a hungry Muslim world can easily muster this if you consider Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan uniting with Turkey Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan and Tajikistan and, even Indonesia east of the Euphrates with several kings, this now has become feasible.
Excerpt from Related Story here: The Nile and the Euphrates are Drying Up: Both Rivers are in the News and Both Rivers are in the Bible