Prophecy News Watch - March 1, 2017

Around the World
US, Russia set to clash over Syria sanctions
Russia and the United States were headed for a clash at the UN Security Council on Tuesday as Moscow prepared to veto a draft resolution that would impose sanctions on Syria.
Trump's ISIS plan: 'Demolish and destroy'
President Trump vowed on Tuesday to prevent a 'beachhead of terrorism' from forming in the U.S., and promised to 'demolish and destroy' the Islamic State.
Berlin Truck Attack Update: Police Raid Fussilet 33 Mosque Tied To Christmas Market Terror
A Berlin mosque believed connected to the Tunisian national who committed the deadly attack on the Berlin Christmas market in December was raided by police along with 23 other sites in the city and nearby communities early Tuesday.
Yemen raid yields data on Al Qaeda explosives, official says
A senior U.S. official says the Yemen raid by U.S. special operations forces gathered valuable intelligence on the Al Qaeda affiliate there, including on the explosives they're manufacturing and the types of threats they're developing.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Knesset approves making biometric ID cards mandatory
The Knesset on Monday passed a controversial law that will obligate all Israeli citizens to obtain biometric ID cards, with their personal information being stored in a national database.

Inside the United States
Obama loyalists suspected of 'sabotage' with leak of travel ban report
Trump administration officials believe that a Department of Homeland Security report that undercut the president's position on his travel ban was drafted with the express intent of leaking it to the press, a source close to the department says.
Democrats Sit as Trump Enters House Chamber, Begins Address to Congress
Several congressional Democrats either stayed seated or sat down quickly as President Donald Trump entered the House chamber to give his first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday evening.
Trump Signs Executive Order Directing EPA to Reconsider Obama Water Rule
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday instructing the Environmental Protection Agency to review and reconsider a rule the Obama administration put in place to expand federal authority over the nation's waterways.
Text of President Donald Trump's speech to Congress
The text of President Donald Trump's speech to Congress, as released by the White House.

Christian News
UK Prayer Initiative Begins in April: 100,000 Expected to Join
A wide-reaching initiative to unite evangelicals is set to launch in the UK in April, and more than 100,000 people are expected to participate.
Nigeria at Least 21 Dead in Kaduna State
Fulani herdsmen raided communities in Kaduna State on 19 and 20 February, destroying homes and killing at least 21 people.