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Turkey Wages Water War With Syria

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(Trumpet / Worthy News)-- The Syrian civil war has once more taken a dire turn for the worse. Turkey has altered its strategy against its opponents, the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Instead of simply aiding the Syrian rebels, Turkey is now also killing them with dehydration. The problem is, this brutal act threatens the lives of millions of Syrian and Iraqi citizens.

The crisis revolves around the Euphrates River, which quickly became the Euphrates Creek when Turkey completely cut off the water flow upstream of Syria, reported Al Akhbar on May 30. The Euphrates originates in Turkey and passes through the Atatürk Dam before flowing into Syria and Iraq. By cutting off the flow and directing it into the reservoir, Turkey has lowered water levels downstream. Water levels in Lake Assad, Syria’s largest body of water, have dropped by 20 feet since Turkey shut off the water supply. The Euphrates hydrates large parts of Syria. -- Source

Bible Prophecy teachers warn that a passage in Revelation may be coming to pass.  "The sixth angel poured out his bowl on the great river Euphrates, and its water was dried up, to prepare the way for the kings from the east." [Revelation 6:12]

Earlier this week, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) seized the city of Mosul, and threatens Iraq's largest dam, the Mosul Dam, that controls the flow of the Tigris River into Southern Iraq.

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  1. Its always interesting to see the misunderstanding of Bible prophecy. The bowl judgments are a result of God poring out his long coming wrath upon the world of Satan during the seven year tribulation period in which Christ's church will not be present. It is my view that the bowl judgments are a direct intervention by the hand of God. Another way of saying this is, when all the judgments come upon the world during the tribulation period, all will know it is Jehovah God that is responsible for all that is happening to the people of the world in that time. These judgments will not come by the hand's of men but by the direct action of God himself. This becomes clear when we read the book of Revelation, while referencing the prophet Danial's writings along with 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12.

    Reid Ashbaucher - Author

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