Prophecy News Watch - June 12, 2019

Around the World
Russia Says S-400 Defense System Will Be Delivered to NATO-member Turkey in July
Russia plans to deliver its S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey in July, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters on Tuesday.
Thousands brave rain in fresh protests against Hong Kong extradition bill
Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial, but the Chinese-ruled city’s leader said she would not back down.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel Shuts Down 30 BDS Financial Accounts After Revealing Terror Ties
Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry said Monday it has been secretly targeting the financial accounts of organizations that promote the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against the Jewish state by uncovering their links to terror networks.
US House to debate bill to purchase 2 Iron Dome anti-missile batteries
A US lawmaker has submitted a House bill to purchase two Israeli-developed Iron Dome batteries and deploy them to protect American soldiers.

Inside the United States
Senate will try to advance Trump's border funding request next week
The Senate next week will try to advance President Trump’s emergency spending request to deal with the massive surge in illegal immigration on the Texas border.
House passes bill to increase security for churches, synagogues, and mosques
The House passed a bill Monday that increases security for churches, synagogues, and mosques amid an increase in the number of targeted attacks on places of worship globally.
Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure
Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure.
Supreme Court Rejects Second Amendment Challenge in Silencer Case
The Supreme Court is rejecting appeals in the convictions of two Kansas men that “silencers and other firearms accessories” ought to be included in the 2nd amendment right to bear arms.

Christian News
Arrests of Non-Denominational Christians Continue in ‘North Korea of Africa’
Thirty Pentecostal Christians were arrested in the Eritrea Capital of Asmara recently, continuing a trend of government crackdowns on non-organized religion in the East African country that saw 141 more Christians arrested on May 10th.
Wycliffe Associates Seeks to Begin 10 Bible Translation Projects in Nation Where Evangelism Is Not Allowed
Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, is ready to begin Scripture translation for 10 languages in an undisclosed nation where the government fiercely opposes Christianity and evangelism is illegal.
Pinterest Insider Reveals Company Censors Bible Verses, Christian Terms
The whistleblower website Project Veritas is reporting the social media website Pinterest has been banning Bible verses and other Christian terms in its search engine.