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Around the World
Artificial Intelligence Concerns As Fake Images Spread Of Trump, Putin Detentions
Leading experts have raised the alarm about the growing influence of artificial intelligence (AI) after fake images of the ‘arrest’ of former U.S. President Donald J. Trump and the ‘jailing’ of Russian leader Vladimir Putin spread around the world.
EU Leaders Discuss More Military Aid to Ukraine (Worthy News Radio)
European Union leaders began meeting in Brussels on Thursday to discuss Russia's ongoing invasion of Ukraine and how to continue to support the war-torn nation, including with massive military aid.
After Iran, Saudi Arabia to re-establish ties with Syria, sources say
Syria and Saudi Arabia have agreed to reopen their embassies after cutting diplomatic ties more than a decade ago, three sources with knowledge of the matter said, a step that would mark a leap forward in Damascus's return to the Arab fold.
Pentagon has ‘multiple options’ ready if Iran builds nuclear bomb, top U.S. general says
The Pentagon has developed multiple military options ready for President Biden if, or when, Iran begins to build nuclear weapons, America’s top general told Congress Thursday.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
PM Benjamin Netanyahu Addresses the Nation on Judicial Reform
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the nation Thursday night following a day in which protesters — anarchists among them — disrupted the lives of hundreds of thousands of Israelis in their zeal to oppose the government’s planned judicial reforms.
Knesset passes law shielding Netanyahu from court-ordered recusal 61-47
The Knesset passed into law a bill that would protect Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from a court order to recuse himself, in an early Thursday morning final vote of 61 Knesset members in favor and 47 against.
Israel may carry out military strike if Iran enriches uranium beyond 60%
Israel has warned the US and other world powers that it may carry out a military strike in Iran if the rogue Tehran regime enriches uranium to above 60%, the Axios news outlet reports exclusively. According to a report by the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran had produced 87.5 kilograms of 60% enriched uranium by late last month.

Inside the United States
Conservatives say Biden administration proposal to protect charity clients’ religious liberty will destroy conscience protections for faith-based charities
Conservative activists have condemned a Biden administration legislative proposal that ostensibly seeks to protect the religious liberty of clients of faith-based charities, claiming the proposed change would wipe out conscience protections for federally funded religious charities themselves, the Washington Examiner reports.
Ohio: Pro-life group launches $5 million ad campaign against proposed amendment giving “right” to abortion for whole of pregnancy, fears about legalizing sex-change for minors without parental consent
The Protect Women Ohio (PWO) pro-life group in Ohio is launching a $5 million ad campaign against a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would make abortion at any stage during pregnancy a statutory “right,” and which conservatives fear will also be used to justify sex-change surgeries and abortions for minors without parental consent, CBN News reports.
Trump’s Arrest Postponed But Still Expected
Amid protests, another day passed Wednesday without an indictment against former U.S. President Donald J. Trump, who had forecast he would be arrested on Tuesday.
Around the World
A nuclear war with the US is more likely than ever, Russia warns
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Wednesday that the risk of a nuclear clash was at its highest level in decades, warning that Moscow was in a "de-facto" open conflict with Washington over the war in Ukraine.
Russia, China, Japan, and Ukraine Compete For Attention
As war raged in Ukraine on Tuesday, the Ukrainian, Chinese, Russian, and Japanese leaders competed for world attention.
Russia Raids Nobel Prize-Winning Group
Russian security forces targeted nine leaders of one of Russia’s oldest human rights groups, Memorial, in raids on their homes, activists said Tuesday.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel’s Netanyahu Against Anti-Evangelism Law After Global Outrage (Worthy News In-Depth)
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged late Wednesday that his government would not implement legislation punishing evangelism with jail, after Worthy News coverage prompted international outrage.
Israeli airstrikes hit Aleppo airport for second time in weeks
The Israeli Air Force allegedly carried out an airstrike at the airport in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo in the early hours of Wednesday morning, according to Syria’s state-run media outlet.

Inside the United States
Chinese Nationals Are Illegally Crossing SW Border in Record Numbers Amid Concerns About Spying
U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it has encountered 4,366 Chinese nationals illegally crossing the Southwest border so far in Fiscal Year 2023, which began on October 1, 2022.
Abortion Clinic Tries To Block New Wyoming Pro-Life Law
Abortion supporters filed an amended lawsuit Tuesday to challenge Wyoming’s new ban on abortion pills, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Fed raises interest rates by a quarter point amid high inflation and bank collapses
The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday it will again raise interest rates – this time by a quarter of a point as it is juggling whether another rate hike will help cool the U.S. economy while still keeping the U.S. banking system secure.

Christian News
US ministry is sharing the Gospel with Iranians fleeing to Armenia
A US-based ministry has been able to share the Gospel with Iranians who are open to hearing about Jesus after fleeing the harsh authoritarian Islamic rulers of their country for neighboring democratic Armenia, CBN News reports.
US: Revival breaking out at Historically Black Universities
As several other Christian colleges follow in the steps of the spontaneous revival meetings which first broke out at Kentucky’s Asbury Christian University last month, reports are coming in that students at a number of secular Historically Black Universities are also being suddenly drawn toward God, CBN News reports.
Around the World
Russia’s Putin ‘Open’ For China’s Peace Plan On Ukraine
Three days after he was indicted for war crimes, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday he would discuss a plan “to settle the acute crisis in Ukraine" with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.
Markets Volatile Despite Credit Suisse Rescue
Markets across the world recovered late Monday but remained volatile despite efforts by authorities to portray the rescue of Credit Suisse bank by its rival UBS as a good deal.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel could strike Iran in three months, retired Israeli general says
The Biden administration’s failure to present a credible military response to Iran’s expanding nuclear program has brought Israel closer than ever to launching a military strike on Tehran, according to a retired Israeli general.
Jordanian Islamic Waqf Calls to Fortify Temple Mount Against Jews
A senior official in the Jordanian Waqf Islamic Authority has called for the fortification of the Temple Mount in advance of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which is set to begin later this week.

Inside the United States
U.S. Supreme Court rejects Christian preacher’s challenge to university
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a traveling Christian evangelist's free-speech challenge to a University of Alabama requirement that he obtain a permit before handing out religious pamphlets and preaching from a sidewalk adjacent to its campus.
Utah passes law banning abortion clinics from obtaining license to practice
The deeply conservative state of Utah has passed a new law to prohibit abortion clinics from obtaining the healthcare licenses they need to operate as medical facilities, the Associated Press reports.
State senator to introduce bill protecting California doctors who mail abortion pills to women in other states
A Democratic state senator in California is introducing a new bill that would protect doctors from extradition or prosecution for mailing abortion pills to patients in other states, the Washington Examiner reports.

Christian News
Indonesia: Christians continually face opposition in building churches
Despite their constitutional right to freedom of religion, Christians in Muslim-majority Indonesia face an uphill struggle in obtaining the required permits to build churches: both the government and local Muslims oppose them.
California ministry calls for 10,000 Christian volunteers in massive Gospel outreach
As part of a massive Gospel outreach to California, a local evangelistic ministry is calling for 10,000 Christian volunteers to spend a week preparing the way for the subsequent 10 “HopeFest” large stadium events that will be held across the state from April 1-2.