Prophecy News Watch - May 3, 2018

Around the World
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah warns war in Syria will escalate
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has warned Syrian's civil war may be about to escalate and enter a new phase.
UN chief warns against scrapping Iran nuclear deal
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Thursday against scrapping an international deal on Iran's nuclear programme unless there was a good alternative in place.
Tehran terrified, ex-Pentagon official says
The Iranian regime is 'quaking in its boots,' after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed secret nuclear-program documents appropriated by the Mossad, an ex-Pentagon Iran expert told The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Dead Sea Scroll fragment unveiled in Israel may point to an unknown manuscript
Previously unseen Dead Sea Scroll fragments, which had been stored in cigar boxes since archaeologists unearthed them in the 1950s, were identified and unveiled at an international conference on Tuesday in honor of the 70th anniversary of the scrolls’ discovery in Jerusalem.
EU calls Abbas Holocaust remarks 'unacceptable'
The European Union's foreign service condemned remarks on the Holocaust by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as 'unacceptable,' echoing criticism on Wednesday by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
World fumes over Abbas’s antisemitism
Friends and foes alike blasted Abbas as an “antisemite” and a “Holocaust denier,” after he charged that the Nazis killed Jews in the Holocaust because they were money lenders.

Inside the United States
Iowa Legislature Passes Legislation Banning Abortion When Fetal Heartbeat Is Detected
The Iowa State Legislature passed legislation on Wednesday aimed at banning abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Texas Leads States Suing To Revoke DACA
A lawsuit filed Tuesday by Texas and six other states may finally result in the long-overdue termination of the DACA program, which was created without legal authority by President Obama in 2012 to allow children brought into the U.S. illegally to temporarily remain here under certain conditions.
Trump threatens to use presidential ‘powers’ to intervene in ‘rigged system’
President Trump lashed out at his own Justice Department again on Wednesday, tearing into officials for not cooperating with document requests from congressional Republicans while warning he could 'use the powers' of the presidency to intervene in the dispute.
Rudy Giuliani blasts Mueller probe, says ‘disgraceful’ Comey should be indicted
President Trump’s top legal adviser called former FBI director James B. Comey a liar who should be indicted.

Christian News
Prayer Day Could Bring Next 'Great Awakening,' Religious Leaders Say
Dr. Ronnie Floyd, the president of the National Day of Prayer, tells Newsmax that he believes the National Observance being held Thursday evening in Statuary Hall could be the start of something truly historic -- the next great spiritual revival to heal an American commonwealth torn by enmity, strife, and mistrust.
3 American Christians Held in North Korean Prison Could Soon Be Released
Three American Christians detained in North Korea have reportedly been moved from a labor camp to a hotel on the outskirts of the capital city Pyongyang.
Ruins of Ancient Church Discovered in Syria, in Territory Formerly under ISIS Control
The ancient ruins of what is thought to be a Christian refuge or early church was discovered in Manbij, Syria, according to reports.