Prophecy News Watch - March 1, 2018

Around the World
UN Security Council Rejects U.S., Russia Resolutions On Venezuela
The UN Security Council has rejected rival resolutions on the crisis in Venezuela presented by the United States and Russia.
Pentagon plan could have US troops out of Afghanistan in 3 to 5 years
All U.S. troops could exit Afghanistan within the next half-decade, according to a new report.
Turkey launches 'Blue Homeland' naval drill
Turkey has launched the largest maritime drill in the country’s history, testing its war fighting capabilities in the Black Sea, Aegean Sea, and eastern Mediterranean simultaneously.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Erdogan to push Mideast plan
White House adviser Jared Kushner continued a whirlwind overseas trip Wednesday aimed at rallying U.S. allies to support his still-unannounced Mideast peace plan.
Netanyahu Being Indicted: Understanding the Accusations Against Israeli Prime Minister
Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit decided Thursday to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a series of corruption charges. The decision comes after more than two years of investigations and will significantly affect Israel's national elections on April 9.
Facing bribery charges, Netanyahu decries 'political plot' to topple him from power
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out Thursday after Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit called for him to be indicted on multiple corruption charges, accusing the country's most senior judicial and law enforcement officials of being part of a witch hunt designed to bring him down.

Inside the United States
California residents survey damage as historic floods recede
Residents awoke Thursday to sunshine and began assessing the damage while the water started receding. Orr, 48, was among those still unable to get into his house after the rain-swollen Russian River reached nearly 46 feet (14 meters) Wednesday night, its highest level in more than 20 years.
FBI: Crime Dropped in 2018
The Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Monday violent crime dropped across the country in 2018.
MPAA Gives Pro-Life Film R-Rating
A pro-life film has been given an R-rating despite the absence of nudity, sex, violence, or curse words and filmmakers are convinced it's the message that led to the prohibitive rating.

Christian News
Haiti: Aid groups implore Christians to pray, take action in time of crisis
Christian aid groups serving in Haiti have witnessed firsthand the devastation wrought by ongoing demonstrations spurred by allegations of government corruption and the country’s inflation crisis.