Fact-checked by: Misbar

2020/03/09 | Middle East, North Africa

False: Arab medieval historian Abu Al-Hassan Al-Masoudi predicted the present crisis.

Explanation: Misbar verified several editions of the book "Akhbar Alzaman," and did not find this text, which differs in the way he wrote poetry from the way Abu Hasan Almasoudi wrote his historical narration of Akhbar al-Zaman. Also, the number of pages in the largest editions did not exceed 280, so page number 365 does not exist as the fake post claims.

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