Prophecy News Watch - April 25, 2018

Around the World
Trump: 'Iran will pay if it restarts nuclear program'
US President Donald Trump warned Iran on Tuesday not to follow through with threats to restart its nuclear program, as he and French President Emmanuel Macron struggled to find common ground on saving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

US monitoring cargo planes from Iran to Syria
Israel and the United States suspect a series of cargo flights from Iran to Syria may be transporting weapons to Syrian President Bashar Assad and Iranian forces in his country, CNN reported on Wednesday.
Iran’s navy commander threatens to sink US ships
A top Iranian general has threatened to sink the United States Navy’s ships, warning that the US would find itself in a 'catastrophic situation' amid an ongoing war of words between the countries over the possibility President Donald Trump’s could exit a landmark nuclear deal.
Trump and France's Macron seek new measures on Iran as deadline looms
U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Tuesday to seek stronger measures to contain Iran, but Trump refrained from committing to staying in a 2015 nuclear deal and threatened Tehran with retaliation if it restarted its nuclear program.
US-backed forces returning to the ISIS fight in Syria
U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters are beginning to return to the front lines of the fight against the Islamic State in eastern Syria, now that Turkey’s offensive against the Kurds in the west has eased, a U.S. military spokesman said.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israeli Minister says Israel should disengage from UN, annex West Bank
Israel’s Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel said Tuesday that the Jewish State should consider slowly disengaging from parts of the UN, as well as annexing Area C in the West Bank.
Man Convicted of Bombing Israeli Messianic Pastor's Home Demands Release from Prison
The man responsible for leaving a bomb outside an Israeli Messianic pastor's apartment, which almost killed his son 10 years ago, is demanding to be released from prison.

Inside the United States
Federal judge orders complete restart of DACA
A federal judge delivered another blow to President Trump’s attempt to roll back the Obama-era DACA program, ruling Tuesday that last year’s revocation was illegal and the entire program could have to be restarted.
Federal judge gives DHS 90 days to explain decision to end DACA or risk its restoration
A federal judge condemned President Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program as 'unlawful,' saying its justification for doing so has been 'virtually unexplained.'
Trump v. Hawaii: the Supreme Court might make Trump’s travel ban permanent
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will take up the travel ban again.

Christian News
Algeria Launches Crackdown on Christians, Shuttering Churches
Authorities in the north African nation of Algeria are closing churches in an attempt to curtail the activities of minority Christians in this Muslim-majority nation.
'More Than One-Third of Humanity Will Never Hear About Jesus': Day to Reach the Unreached Set for May 20
May 20 marks Pentecost Sunday, the anniversary of when the Holy Spirit fell upon and empowered Christ's disciples to take His Good News to the whole world. But this year, Pentecost Sunday will also be known as the International Day of the Unreached.