LIVE UPDATES: 32 TURKISH SOLDIERS KILLED BY RUSSIAN AIR STRIKES IN SYRIA -- UPDATE TURKEY DECLARES MARTIAL LAW

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UPDATED 7:38 PM EST SEE BOTTOM -- While the world's attention has been focused on Coronavirus (now called "COVID-19"), the horros inside the country of Syria have continued and are getting worse.   Today, thirty-two Turkish Army soldiers were killed in Russian air strikes in Syria.   The Russians are supporting the legitimate Syrian government and the Turks are not. 

There is now a defacto state of war between Russia and Turkey, inside Syria.

An air strike by Russian warplanes on the Turks' location was in the vicinity of Saraqeb in the Idlib countryside of northern Syria.

This air strike came after a phone call between the Turkish and American defense ministers and during a Turkish security meeting with the presence of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Intelligence sources from my years working with the FBI told me just minutes ago "The situation in North-Western Syria just went from dangerous to...... very very dangerous.   The chances of full-scale war between Syria and Turkey within 48 hours are at least 90%."

Of course, Syria is badly bruised from the multi-year campaign of terror heaped upon it by its neighbors, who hired mercenaries to forcibly overthrow the legitimate elected President, Bashar Assad.   But Assad has a powerful ally in Russia, and Russia has had about enough of the situation in Syria and Turkey's role in all of it.

If war breaks out, this will get to a regional level and worse very quickly.

This is a fast developing story . . . check back for updates, and tune-in to the Hal Turner Radio Show tonight at 9:00 PM eastern US time (GMT -0500) for all the latest details.

 

UPDATE 4:11 PM EST --

Now receiving intel saying "At least 73 dead and wounded!  Russia undertook a massive massive bombardment after Turkish troops directly attacked Russian soldiers!"

ADDITIONAL INTEL: This situation between Turkey and Russia has been building up for weeks now, but Anakara can no longer allow Russia to directly kill its soldiers without response. Big pressure on Turkey now!! 

Turk President Recypt Erdogan has called an Emergency meeting of his Ministry of Defense.

 

UPDATE 4:21 PM EST --

A Broadcast Ban has been ordered in Turkey, preventing media from reporting ANY Turk military activity anywhere.  This is usually a prelude to a large military action by Turkey.

 

UPDATE 4:30 PM EST --

Russia is refusing permission for Turkish helicopters to enter Syrian air space to evacuate dead and wounded!!!!!

CENSORSHIP:  Twitter has become unavailable across Turkey as of 11:30 p.m. local time for users of national provider Turk Telekom following alleged attack on Turkish troops in Idlib; other social media currently unaffected; developing situation

 

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UPDATE 4:34 PM EST --

Turkish Interior Ministry official:

Turkey has opened all sea, air and land borders for the refugees to go to Europe.

 

UPDATE 4:40 PM EST --

TURKEY HAS COMMENCED THE LAUNCHING OF SHORT-RANGE BALLISTIC MISSILES AGAINST SYRIAN ARAB ARMY AND RUSSIAN FORCES IN SYRIA! ! ! !  

Turkish F-16'S taking off from Diyarbakir Air Base.

Explosions heard in Latakia, northwest Syria, from the area of the Russian military base in that city.

 

 

UPDATE 4:44 PM EST --

Turkish warplanes ignore Russia warning, ENTER SYRIAN AIR SPACE

 Syrian air defenses are now active . . . .

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger are now blocked via multiple internet providers in Turkey. Real-time network data indicate SNI filtering in effect by operators; incident ongoing -

 

UPDATE 5:00 PM EST --

Pool reporters summoned to the White House (Here we go) 

 

 

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UPDATE 5:38 PM EST --

TURKEY FIRED TWO MISSILES AGAINST RUSSIAN AIR BASE IN LATAKIA.  BOTH WERE SHOT DOWN BY RUSSIAN AIR DEFENSES.  WAR IS ON.

Turkish Air Force (THK) F-16Cs from Diyarbakir had been sent over Idlib to provide top cover for the Turkish Army S-70A evacuating wounded & dead Turkish soldiers,  but they were intercepted by Russian fighter jets (probably Su-35s) 30 minutes ago, AND FORCED BACK TO TURKISH AIR SPACE UNDER THREAT OF BEING SHOT DOWN!

 

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UPDATE 5:42 PM EST --

Turkey has declared Martial Law inside its borders as hundreds of Turks call for the ouster of President Erdogan for his misadventures inside Syria.

MORE  REPORTS NOW FLOODING IN THAT TURKEY PARLIAMENT WILL MEET TO DECLARE WAR ON SYRIA TOMORROW, FEBRUARY 28

 

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UPDATE 6:26 PM EST --

Turkish F-16 Reported SHOT DOWN in Idlib, Syria.

 

UPDATE 7:38 PM EST -

The Turkish army is now bombing sites belonging to the Kurdish militias (YPG) in the regions of Meng and al-Malikiyah. They are also targeting sites belonging to the Assad regime in the areas of Nablus and Zahra in the countryside of Aleppo.

 

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    Shane Chambers · 3 months ago
    Pandemic Bonds Being Sold Off: https://youtu.be/YIDY-gpCgLI?t=503
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    Ronald Cordova · 3 months ago
    I understand the Russian Military is now running the action in Syria and not Putin. The gloves came off when Russian military forces were killed by Turkey.
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    Shane Chambers · 3 months ago
    Europe is getting hit with COVID19 cases -- 5 more countries:

    https://europe.infowars.com/five-more-european-countries-announce-first-coronavirus-cases/
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    · 3 months ago
    Suddenly I can't get into premium content either....was fine til now....Most annoying. Anyone else managed to get it sorted?
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      · 3 months ago
      Have checked and browser set to accept cookies....any other suggestions?
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        Hal Turner · 3 months ago
        Yes. You apparently had TWO accounts, one with an email at Virgin.net

        That virgin.net is NOT active and may have been blocking the one at BT. . . .

        I just deleted the virgin.net so you now have only the one account. Should work. Please try it.
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          Miguel Blanco · 3 months ago
          I did had another account that I made by mistake and was getting charged double but had that one canceled maybe that's why I can't see the premium content
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    Robert Cyrklis · 3 months ago
    My check is in the mail.
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    Ebphoto · 3 months ago
    Forgive me for my ignorance in this but why is Turkey in Idlab anyway? I thought they've been sitting on their border watching all this happen, not actually getting involved! This is definitely NOT our fight! I sure hope Trump etc stay the hell out of this cluster you know what!
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      BoldlyReady · 3 months ago
      Turkey has the VISION of re establishing the original Ottoman Empire.... and has stated that ......Turkey , look at some of Hal's old archives , has stated that they will take Syria, Iraq, Iran, including Israel by force ....... Turdogen claims he is the Caliphate leader.
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    Islandgirl · 3 months ago
    Hal - I can't see your premium content either.
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      Hal Turner · 3 months ago
      Your account is showing as EXPIRED. No payment from you for a year on either Paypal or Stripe . . . at least not via the email address on file for this user name.
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        Islandgirl · 3 months ago
        I have 3 payments to you. I will forward an email with the necessary info.
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      Hal Turner · 3 months ago
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        Islandgirl · 3 months ago
        I've been able to view premium content on all (Android phone, Kindle, iMac and Macbook Pro) my devices for the past couple of weeks. Now suddenly today I'm not allowed access on any of my devices. I haven't messed with any security settings. I'm not even sure how to do that. Maybe something else is going on?
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          BoldlyReady · 3 months ago
          For some reason ,,,, could be part of the security set up, Hal's passwords reset . . . you just need to log on again, AND go to your data edit to insure your log in NAME has not changed, usually it changes too.
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    · 3 months ago
    This is not what his source was talking about. It was an event that evidently was supposed to have happened during the day, since with urgency it was spoken, to him to keep the kids at home from school. It was something that was considered big enough to say the crap has hit the fan and there is no turning back now. It would change our life forever. Everything about your life will be changed and no longer normal. The kids are home now, safe and sound. Not sure what was supposed to happen, but I think it turned out to be a nothingburger. I was hoping for Hal's sake that it would. Now ppl will be doubtful and more reluctant I'm sure. Very confusing times right now. He put his work on the line for it. He had to of trusted that it was legit.
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      · 3 months ago
      Off the top of my head we had the largest global stock drop today in recorded history, confirmed community transmission of COVID-19 in the continental U.S.A., and large scale warfare break out in Syria. Hal was bang on with his intelligence and only the blindest of normies uses the phrase "nothing burger".

      Do you not understand what community transmission means??? It means that we have lost any chance of ever containing this virus. Game over. From here on out we are managing effects and have to wait for it to kill enough people that the survivors have treatment techniques.
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        · 3 months ago
        Leonard, lol, I said nothing burger because Hal says it all the time. It was more in a joking way. Then I clearly stated that I had hoped it had came to pass for his sake because he put his self on the line. I did not say anything against him. Go back and read it again. I restated what was said, jokingly said nothingburger, and then said the fact that he trusted his source enough to put his self out there. Yes the stock market is bad, war in the middle east is never good, and yes we have a community transmission case that they have finally actually told us of. However, none of these things were something that was so terrible to keep the kids home today. Also, it was said to him that Thursday was the last day of normal days. I'm just repeating what was said. I'm just saying I was very much anticipating this day, on edge and trying to figure what is going to happen. It may have been changed or prolonged. Nothing is ever set in stone. Especially when it comes to things like this. So chill out leo. I was not saying anything bad..
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    Miguel Blanco · 3 months ago
    Hal I can't see your premium content even though I have a paid subscription. Can you fix it?
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      · 3 months ago
      Did you manage to resolve your issue? If so can you let me know how? Thanx
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        Miguel Blanco · 3 months ago
        Checked my browser settings and cookies are on. Have not touched my settings at all so I don't know what else it can be
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      Hal Turner · 3 months ago
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      Shawn May · 3 months ago
      Did u log in I had the same happen
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        Hal Turner · 3 months ago
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        Miguel Blanco · 3 months ago
        Yea I have logged in. Been having this problem since earlier this week
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          Hal Turner · 3 months ago
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    Carl Goldsworthy · 3 months ago
    Gotta feel sorry for the F16 pilot, but at least he had an ejector seat.
    Given his position the incoming will have hardly come as a surprise.
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      Carl Goldsworthy · 3 months ago
      ....and the Russians, Syrians will shoot the parachuting pilot - as the Turks murdered a Russia pilot a few years ago.
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    jw williams · 3 months ago
    Wow.
    1. A bio weapon infecting millions on this planet for depopulation.
    2. A regional war in the middle east.

    WHATS NEXT ???????
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      Holly Clelland · 3 months ago
      The Lord's return
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      BoldlyReady · 3 months ago
      Dang ......You HAD to say it ...."What Next" ....don'cha know NOT to do that .....ha ha
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      Grim · 3 months ago
      3. Worldwide economic collapse with many currencies including the dollar going to zero value.
      4. Martial law in many countries, including the US.
      5. Worldwide famine, including the US due to the developing Grand Solar Minimum.

      There ya go. That should be enough to get you started on that ulcer you've been meaning to acquire.
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      TSlinger · 3 months ago
      Signs of the times brother- right on schedule. God's schedule that is...
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    Donald Foreman · 3 months ago
    US/Deep State stay out!!!!!
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      wendy maddalena · 3 months ago
      If Israel attacked as per Sputnik reference below then Deep State in
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    Charles Yearwood · 3 months ago
    Erdogan has really done it now if it's confirmed about Russian casualties. No way Putin could let this slide. If Erdogan asks NATO for help, they can tell him where to go. He invaded someone else's country. He's made his bed so he needs go lay his stupid ass down on it. No one owes him anything. He needs to be overthrown.
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      Shawn May · 3 months ago
      Where are our nukes? I haven't heard if we got them out of Turkey or not.
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        BoldlyReady · 3 months ago
        The trigger detonators were taken a long time ago.

        Probably should watch for Turdegon to destroy Damascus .....THAT would be official entry into Tribulation.........
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          lee bamburg · 3 months ago
          It would not surprise me if Erdogan has obtained nukes from Pakistan, Iran or even on the black market...or someone in the"deep state" gives them to him.
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        James Huff · 3 months ago
        Shawn, They are still at the Incirlik Air Base in Adana. about 50 devices, and only 70 miles from Syria.
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      James Huff · 3 months ago
      Charles,

      As long as the Turkish deaths stay in Syria, we should be Okay. If Russia crosses the Turkish border, since their troops were not killed in Russia, Turkey can and will invoke Article 5 of the Collective Defense in the NATO Alliance. An attack on any member is an attack on all members. But, if they just determine lines on a map don't matter... then... it was nice chatting with you all! :-)
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    SIGNEWS UK · 3 months ago
    Wild Weasel On Its Way
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    jw williams · 3 months ago
    Ummm. Hal
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      Gregg Walker · 3 months ago
      Not sure why they think this is smart?? Turkey is no friend of Israel. Don’t help Erdogan in any way. They need to sit back and watch.
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        Carl Goldsworthy · 3 months ago
        They have a common aim with Turkey, USA to carve up Syria.
        Israel gets (Google maps already show, Israeli & courts ruled legal ownership) of the Golan Heights (with its oil, gas and water). Turkey gets back a bit of the Ottoman empire. Quatar get the pipeline it wnats thru Syria. Exxon steals Syrian oil.
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    Don Hall · 3 months ago
    Hundreds of Turks call for the ouster of President Erdogan for his misadventures inside Syria. Put him in an asylum a great way to resolve his insanity.