Prophecy News Watch - November 25, 2022

Around the World
Russia asks Turkey to refrain from full-scale Syria offensive
Russia has asked Turkey to refrain from a full-scale ground offensive in Syria, senior Russian negotiator Alexander Lavrentyev said on Wednesday, because such actions could trigger an escalation of violence.
EU Parliament Says Russia Supports Terrorism Amid Ukraine Blackout (Video)
The European Union’s parliament has condemned Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism after a new Russian missile barrage caused blackouts across Ukraine, killing many.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
IDF chief says joint activities with US in Mideast to be ‘significantly expanded’
Israel Defense Forces chief Aviv Kohavi on Thursday said joint activities with the US military in the Middle East would be “significantly expanded” in the near future, following a five-day trip to the US.
Israeli lab ‘explodes’ mice tumors using gas, in possible alternative to surgery
Israeli scientists have destroyed cancerous tumors in mice by carrying out “controlled explosions” inside the body, which tear through the cancer cells.
Israel: Ancient city in Golan was important center of Christianity
Archaeologists in Israel have recently discovered that the ancient city of Hippos in the northern Israeli region of the Golan was a major center for Christianity during the Byzantine period, Israel365 reports. Although Hippos was closely connected to Greco-Roman culture and was known as a religious center for the pagan Seleucids, archaeologists have discovered the remains of seven Byzantine-period churches there.
Israeli foreign ministry concerned Biden may lose patience with Israel’s policies on Russia and China
A document leaked from the Israeli foreign ministry shows officials are concerned the Biden administration may lose patience with Israel if it continues to conduct its diplomatic relations with Russia and China in a manner that undermines US priorities, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.

Inside the United States
Biden Says He Wants Congress To Pass Gun Control In Lame-Duck Session
President Joe Biden announced his intention to push for new gun control legislation in the lame-duck session of Congress.
California school district allows After School Satan Club on elementary school premises
A California school district is allowing the Satanic Temple organization to host an After School Satan Club on the premises of one of its local elementary schools, the Christian Post (CP) reports. The Satanic Temple claims it is a nontheistic organization that seeks to teach social justice through satanic imagery.

Christian News
Nigeria: Parish priest kidnapped by Islamist gunmen in Enugu state
Suspected Fulani Islamic jihadist gunmen forced their way into a Catholic Church in Nigeria’s Enugu state on Saturday and kidnapped the parish priest, Vanguard reports. More than 2,300 Christians in Nigeria were kidnapped by jihadists in the first ten months of this year alone, according to the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law.
UK street evangelist charged with public order offense after preaching on homosexuality
A UK Christian street preacher charged with a Public Order offense for telling a same-sex married couple that their union is against the Bible’s teaching has had his case dropped after the couple refused to engage with it, Christian Concern (CC) reports.