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Around the World
Finnish Legislator, Bishop Acquitted Of Hate After Quoting Bible
A Finnish politician and a bishop who faced years-long legal battles for sharing their Biblical views and related Bible verses on sexuality have been found not guilty of hate speech, Worthy News learned Wednesday.
IAEA Says Iran’s Nuclear Program Advancing Despite Calls to Reverse Course
Confidential reports from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reveal that Iran has accumulated enough uranium enriched to nearly 60% purity, approaching weapons-grade levels, and sufficient to manufacture at least three atom bombs. Moreover, Iran continues to stonewall the IAEA on critical matters, as reported by Reuters, citing confidential IAEA reports.
Biden Handing $10 Billion To Iran Despite Concerns
The Biden administration has extended a U.S. sanction waiver that could provide $10 billion in energy proceeds to Iran despite its links to a massacre in Israel and attacks against American troops.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel: Police Painstakingly Investigate Rapes Committed by Hamas Terrorists on Oct. 7
Police investigators in Israel are building rape cases against Gaza terrorists who joined in the surprise attack launched by Hamas against Israeli civilians on October 7, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports. The Palestinians murdered at least 1,200 mostly civilian Israelis and abducted around 240 others, amid an attack which included the torture of children, the rape of women, and the burning down of kibbutzim in southern Israel.
Israel Army Blows Up Gaza Parliament, Enters Hospital (Video)
Israel’s army blew up Hamas's parliament building in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, two days after soldiers in the Golani Unit pictures themselves holding Israeli flags there, footage obtained by Worthy News showed.

Inside the United States
US Backs Israel’s Claim that Hamas and PIJ Terrorists Hide in Gaza Hospitals
As the Israel Defense Forces surrounded Gaza City’s Shifa Hospital on Tuesday, the United States backed up Israel’s often-repeated statements that Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorists embed themselves and their infrastructure within civilian hospitals, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
US Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal in Vaccine Requirement Case, New Jersey Mandate Stands
This week, the US Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal in a case concerning COVID-19 vaccination requirements in the workplace, thus allowing a New Jersey vaccine mandate to stand, Newsweek reports.
Seniors Vulnerable to Fraudsters Using Artificial Intelligence in Scams, Florida Watchdog Warns
Florida’s consumer watchdog has warned that fraudsters are using artificial intelligence technology to con vulnerable residents, especially the elderly, into giving them money, the Palm Beach Post reports.

Christian News
Evangelist Graham Meets Israel Premier After Praying At Massacres Sites
U.S. evangelist Franklin Graham, who leads the world’s largest relief group, met Israel’s prime minister Wednesday after touring and praying at sites where Hamas fighters massacred 1,200 people on October 7.
Around the World
Man Jailed for Murder Journalist Politkovskaya freed for fighting in Ukraine (Worthy News Radio)
One of the men convicted over the 2006 murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya has been pardoned after fighting in Ukraine. His release comes as many questions remain unanswered about the death of the investigative reporter.
Ukraine Fears Russian Winter Attacks as EU Gathers for Summit (Worthy News Radio)
Ukraine has been on top of the agenda alongside the Israel-Gaza war at the summit of European Union ministers in Brussels, after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, warned of a brutal winter with more Russian attacks expected against his country's infrastructure. However, Germany already pledged that its support for the war-torn nation would be "massively expanded" next year.
Terminally Ill Baby Dies After Life Support Was Withdrawn Against Parents Wishes
A terminally ill baby has died after British health authorities and courts denied her further treatment despite pleas from her Christian parents and Italy, a group supporting the family confirmed.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel Captures Key Gaza Sites, Hamas Government Overthrown, Hospital Raided (In-Depth)
The troubled Gaza enclave appeared to be without a functioning government on Wednesday after Israeli forces captured several governmental sites in the territory, footage obtained by Worthy News confirmed.
U.S. Sending Israel Armaments on Near-Daily Basis
The Pentagon quietly boosts military aid to Israel, delivering military armaments on a "near-daily basis", according to Bloomberg News.

Inside the United States
290,000 Unite Against ‘Tsunami of Hate’ At ‘March for Israel’ In Washington D.C. (Worthy News In-Depth)
Organizers estimate that 280,000 people, predominately Christians and Jews, traveled from various parts of the world to express solidarity with Israel and the Jewish community at the March for Israel event held at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., despite heightened security concerns.
House Approves Temporary Measure to Avert Government Shutdown
House Speaker Mike Johnson successfully introduced and passed his temporary measure to prevent a government shutdown, securing a wide margin with a 336-95 congressional vote on Tuesday night.
New Supercomputer Expected to Perform Two Quintillions – Two Billion Billion – Operations Per Second
Scientists in Illinois are developing an “exascale” supercomputer the size of two tennis courts that they expect will become the first machine of its kind to perform two quintillion - two billion billion - operations per second, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Christian News
Nigeria: Christian Woman Accused of Blasphemy Has Been Jailed for Months Without Trial
A Christian woman in Nigeria’s Bauchi state has been on remand in custody for five months since her trial on charges of alleged blasphemy and incitement continues to suffer unreasonable delays, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Algeria: Government Continues Crackdown on Churches
The government of Algeria is continuing a systematic crack down on churches, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Church of England General Synod considering approval of blessing prayers for same-sex couples
Among other items on its agenda, the Church of England's General Synod is currently considering whether to allow clergy to voluntarily perform prayers of blessings for same-sex couples in church, Christian Today reports.

Worthy Watch
Actress Debra Messing Addresses March for Israel Event in Washington D.C.
The full speech delivered by Actress Debra Messing at the March for Israel gathering, delivered before an audience of nearly 300,000 at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on November 14, 2023.
Full Speeches of Shumer and Johnson in Solidarity with Israel
In a rare display of bipartisanship, the leaders of their respective political parties united in support of the nation of Israel and the Jewish community. Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) delivered speeches to a crowd of tens of thousands at the March for Israel Event on the National Mall.
Israeli President Herzog addresses March for Israel
The full speech delivered by Israeli President Herzog via livestream from the Kotel (Western Wall) at the March for Israel event at the National Mall in Washington D.C.
Star Spangled Banner Sung at March for Israel
In a notable contrast to the protests two weeks ago, where "Allu Akbar" was shouted at the White House amid its gates being spray-painted red, and explicit disdain for the United States was prominently displayed. Today, at the March for Israel rally, a moment of solidarity occurred as the National Anthem was sung. Several speakers reiterated to tens of thousands the enduring role of the United States as a safe haven for the Jewish people for more than 200 years.
Around the World
Iceland declares state of emergency while preparing for volcanic eruption
Amid fears of a potentially deadly volcanic eruption, Iceland has declared a state of emergency and has evacuated thousands of people from the fishing village of Grindavik, Sky News reports.
US Launches Third Wave of Airstrikes in Syria
On Sunday, the United States conducted a third round of airstrikes in eastern Syria, confirmed by the Pentagon. US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin characterized these strikes as "precision strikes" directed explicitly at an Iran-linked training facility and a safe house.
Somalia: Devastating floods kill at least 31 people, displace hundreds of thousands more
Deadly “once in a century” floods in Somalia have killed at least 31 people and displaced around 500,000 more, the Associated Press reported on Sunday.
Climate Icon Thunberg Interrupted After Turning Protest Into Anti-Israel Event (Video)
Greta Thunberg, seen as the princess of the climate change movement, was interrupted Sunday after turning the largest climate protest in Dutch history into an anti-Israel event.
EU Warns Of Genocide In Sudan; Pope Urges Aid (Worthy News-Investigation)
The European Union warned Sunday of another genocide in Sudan's Darfur region, while the pope expressed concerns about a humanitarian crisis just days after Worthy News saw footage of an apparent massacre there.
Indonesia’s Top Islamic Body Bans Israel Products; Christians Concerned
Indonesia’s top Islamic scholars' body has issued a fatwa, an Islamic decree, banning the purchase or use of products from companies linked to Israel or seen as supporting the Jewish nation.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
18 Israelis Injured As Hezbollah Attacks Israel
At least 18 Israelis were injured, one critically, after the Iranian-backed Hezbollah militia fired anti-tank missiles from southern Lebanon in a further sign that Israel was dealing with another front and potentially a broader international conflict, officials said Monday.
Hamas Using Children’s Hospital To Hide Hostages, Weapons (Worthy News-Investigation)
Footage obtained and carefully reviewed by Worthy News appears to confirm that Hamas is using hospitals in Gaza to hide its fighters, hostages, weapons and launch attacks against Israel, despite denials from the Hamas-run Health Ministry and medical staff.
‘Hamas Has Lost Control of the Gaza Strip’ As Fighting Continues (Videos)
Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant asserted on Monday that Hamas had lost control of the Gaza Strip, a claim supported by the ongoing efforts of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), which are delivering "significant blows" to the Palestinian terror group.
European Union condemns Hamas’ use of “human shields” in war against Israel
All 27 European Union member states have signed a joint resolution condemning the Hamas Palestinian terror group for using hospitals and civilians in the Gaza Strip as “human shields” in its war against Israel, the Associated Press reports. Israel has long asserted that Hamas terrorists embed themselves and their weaponry within civilian areas as a deterrent, knowing that, unlike them, Israeli forces seek to avoid civilian casualties in both airstrikes and ground operations.
WHO: Gaza’s Main Hospital Not Functioning After Strikes; Israel Denies Hitting Facility
The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that Gaza’s largest hospital, Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, "is not functioning as a hospital anymore,” but Israel blamed Hamas.

Inside the United States
Report: Border crisis could cost U.S. taxpayers $451 billion
The influx of migrants across the country's southern border could cost taxpayers $451 billion, a report released Monday by the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee says.
26 attorneys general: Give states the authority to enforce federal immigration law
A coalition of 26 state attorneys general is calling on the new U.S. Speaker of the House to pass a Florida-sponsored bill that would grant states the authority to enforce federal immigration law when the federal government refuses to do so.
New Nuclear Stealth Bomber, Successfully Completes Maiden Test Flight
The B-21 Raider marked a significant milestone by conducting its inaugural test flight, the U.S. Air Force confirmed.

Christian News
Nepal Christians Facing Hunger After Quake
Christians in western Nepal faced homelessness and food shortages Tuesday after a massive earthquake destroyed their homes and churches, killing many, but authorities in the Hindu-majority nation are reluctant to help them, Worthy News established.

Worthy Insights
Meet The Phony ‘Christian’ Group Trying To Take Down The New House Speaker
One of the activist left’s oldest projects is also its most devious: infiltrate, then undermine, the Christian church. Why? Because only Bible-believing evangelicals and Catholics stand between them and the total conquest of America.