Prophecy News Watch - June 18, 2018

Around the World
Saudi-led coalition conducts air strikes on Yemen's Hodeidah airport
Houthi forces fought to keep control of the airport in Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah on Sunday as Saudi-led coalition air strikes struck the compound, in an offensive that could be a turning point in the three-year conflict.
Energized Turkish opposition puts Erdogan in real danger of losing power
A prolonged state of emergency after a failed coup attempt and a constitutional referendum that delivered Turkey’s president sweeping new powers should deliver strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan an easy win in Turkey’s June 24 snap elections, a vote moved up from November 2019.
Syria says US-led strike hits troops in east, US denies
Syrian state media reported Monday that an airstrike against pro-government forces in the far east of the country caused casualties, while Iraqi officials said 20 Shiite paramilitaries were killed just across the border.

Magnitude 6.1 quake kills three, stops factories in Japan's Osaka area
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Benjamin Netanyahu tells Vladimir Putin: ‘Iran has to withdraw from all of Syria’
Russian President Vladimir Putin can expect Israel to attack his Iranian partners anywhere they operate in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday.
Palestinians fire rockets at southern Israel as IDF pounds Gaza
Palestinians fired three rockets at southern Israel from the Gaza Strip early Monday morning, the army said, after Israeli aircraft hit a number of targets in the coastal enclave in response to numerous arson attacks by Palestinians the day before.

Inside the United States
Trump heading to Capitol Hill Tuesday to sell GOP members on both immigration bills
President Trump will reportedly meet with the entire Republican caucus on Capitol Hill Tuesday to push the caucus toward passing two immigration bills in the coming days.
House expects to finish work on opioid bills, with eye toward Senate
The House expects to finish passage next week on nearly 20 bills aimed at fighting the opioid epidemic, with an eye toward a conference with the Senate over the summer.
Devin Nunes: 'Hell to pay' if Justice Department fails to turn over Russia documents this week
The Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence said Sunday there will 'be hell to pay' if the Justice Department doesn’t comply with outstanding requests this week for information related to the Russian investigation.
Trump and Giuliani go to war against Mueller as White House looks on
As President Trump seeks to de-escalate tensions with North Korea, he and his personal legal team are ratcheting up their rhetoric against special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Christian News
Two Christians Ambushed, Killed in Central Nigeria
Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Sunday (June 10) killed two Christians and seriously wounded another in central Nigeria as they made their way home from a church service, local sources said.