Prophecy News Watch - September 5, 2018

Around the World
Russian airstrikes on Syria's Idlib resume, UN warns of 'bloodbath'
The UN urged Russia and Turkey Tuesday to help avert a "bloodbath" in Idlib, as renewed Russian airstrikes on Syria's last major rebel stronghold killed least nine civilians, according to a monitor.
Global debt soars, along with fears of crisis ahead
Ten years after the worst financial panic since the 1930s, growing debt burdens in key developing economies are fueling fears of a new crisis that could spread far beyond the disruption sweeping Turkey.
Pompeo to toe hard line in Pakistan; no plan to resume halted U.S. aid
U.S. officials say Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will toe a hard line with Pakistan’s new government when he visits Islamabad this week, roughly nine months after President Trump halted security aid to the South Asian nation on grounds it gives 'safe haven to terrorists.'

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
IDF says attacked over 200 targets, launched 800 missiles in Syria this year
Israel’s Defense Forces have carried out more than 200 airstrikes in Syria over the last year, many of which Israel claimed were targeting Iranian positions and weapons convoys, the IDF stated on Tuesday.
Israeli planes said to attack Iranian military sites in Syria
Israel carried out airstrikes against Iranian military targets in the Syrian provinces of Hama and Tartus on Tuesday, a monitoring group said.
'Israel will deal with Iranian threats everywhere'
Israel will combat any Iranian threat in Syria and beyond, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said on Monday, just one week after Iran was reported to have transferred short-range ballistic missiles to Shi’ite allies in Iraq in recent months.
Russian drill in Mediterranean expected to disrupt Israel flights this weekend
The Israel Airports Authority on Tuesday warned of likely disruptions in flights to and from the country through the weekend due to a Russian military exercise in the eastern Mediterranean region.

Inside the United States
Democrats Set to Launch 52 Trump Investigations if They Win the Midterms
House Democrats intend to unleash an avalanche of hearings, subpoenas, and investigations on the Trump Administration if they take control of the House in the November elections.
Democrats inject chaos into Brett Kavanaugh hearing with delay demands
Senate Democrats repeatedly interrupted the opening of Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination hearing Tuesday morning in a failed bid to delay proceedings.
American manufacturers growing at fastest pace in 14 years, ISM finds
American manufacturers are on a roll: Business conditions surged in August to a 14-year high, according to a survey of industry executives.
Former U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl will be John McCain's successor in the U.S. Senate
Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday publicly chose Jon Kyl, once one of the most powerful Republicans in the U.S. Senate, to succeed the late Sen. John McCain.