Prophecy News Watch - August 2, 2019

Around the World
North Korea Conducts Third Test Launch in 2 Weeks
North Korea has fired at least one projectile into the Sea of Japan, a U.S. official confirmed to ABC News.
Trump hits China with more tariffs, sharply escalating trade dispute
U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1, sharply escalating a bruising trade war between the world’s largest economies and jolting financial markets.
Fears Of New Arms Race As U.S., Russia Let Historic INF Treaty Lapse
A landmark nuclear agreement that eliminated an entire class of land-based missiles is ending on August 2 as both the United States and Russia officially withdraw from the 31-year-old deal.
US preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of proposed Taliban deal
The Pentagon is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of a proposed peace deal with the Taliban, U.S. officials told Fox News Thursday.
IS Stepping Up Attacks in Iraq’s North
Islamic State (IS) militants killed four security officials late Wednesday near the northern city of Kirkuk, local officials said.
Rebels, Militants Kill Dozens In Yemen's Aden; Saudi Arabia Blames Iran
Iran-backed Huthi rebels say they launched missile and drone attacks on a military parade in Yemen's southern port of Aden, the headquarters of the Saudi-backed government, that killed more than 30 people.
Based in Lebanon but entrenched in Latin America, Hezbollah helps Iran spread global terrorism
It has been 25 years since Iran and Hezbollah carried out a horrific attack against a Jewish target in Buenos Aires, in which 85 Jews were murdered and more than 300 injured, yet the terror regime and its proxy continue to operate freely in Latin America. Now, in a renewed effort, some influential American leaders are working to convince area nations to take a stand and expel terrorists stationed in the region.
Jared Kushner arrives in Morocco, meets MBZ and foreign minister of Oman
Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's senior advisor, arrived in Morocco Thursday and met with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (MBZ) of the United Arab Emirates, an administration official told The Jerusalem Post.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Two attacks on two borders in one day: Is the IDF ready for war on 3 fronts?
Two attacks on two borders in less than 24 hours. One targeted IDF troops stationed along Gaza, while another targeted Hezbollah positions in Syria’s Golan Heights. Two incidents, miles apart. Just a small indication of the major challenge Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi faces in the next war.
Netanyahu hints at Syrian strike: 'IDF fighting Iran, Hezbollah in North'
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu alluded to the attack in Syria across the Golan border at a memorial ceremony for Revisionist Zionist leader Ze'ev Jabotinsky on Mount Herzl.

Inside the United States
Trump budget deal passes with 22 Senate GOP defections
Congress sent a two-year budget and debt ceiling deal to President Trump over the objection of 22 Senate Republicans.
Mexico says number of migrants down 39% since May
Mexico said Tuesday the number of mainly Central American migrants traveling through the country to reach the U.S. border has declined by 39% since May.
Kentucky Law Requiring 'In God We Trust' Be Displayed at Schools Going into Effect
According to a new law passed in Kentucky, prominent banners displaying “In God We Trust” will be hung in schools across the state, according to Local 12 News.

Christian News
Syrian Christians in US fear deportation as their protected status is in 'jeopardy'
Thousands of Syrian immigrants in the U.S., including Christians, could be at risk of deportation back to their dangerous and deadly home country. A decision by the Trump administration to extend their longstanding temporary protected status has yet to be made as a crucial deadline looms, advocates say.