Prophecy News Watch - November 5, 2019

Around the World
Thousands Attend Competing Rallies in Lebanon
Protesters in Lebanon rallied Sunday to call for President Michel Aoun's ouster as part of a push for sweeping changes that have already brought the resignation of the country's prime minister.
U.S. targets Iranian top leader's inner circle with new sanctions
The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on nine people close to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, including his chief of staff, one of his sons and the head of the judiciary.
Trump submits notice to exit Paris Agreement
On the third anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement going into effect, the Trump administration announced that it has begun the process to withdraw from the multination landmark environmental accord.
Iran uses embassy takeover anniversary to announce doubling of nuclear enrichment
U.S.-Iran tensions escalated Monday as Tehran announced a doubling of its uranium enrichment activities in a calculated breach of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and the Trump administration leveled a slate of fresh sanctions targeting an inner circle of officials around Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Was the corner of God's altar found in Shiloh, West Bank?
This summer, under the guidance of Dr. Scott Stripling, a discovery of a horn, which was one of the four corners of an ancient altar, as described in Kings was found in Shiloh.
Netanyahu: We have no better friends than our Christian friends
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu addressed Christian journalists and dignitaries from around the world Sunday, as the 2019 Christian Media Summit kicked off in Jerusalem.
Hamas warns it has enough rockets to target Tel Aviv for 'six months in a row'
Hamas's leader in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, on Monday threatened to turn Israeli cities into 'ghost towns' and warned the terror group has enough firepower to launch rockets into Tel Aviv 'for six months in a row.'
Likud MK pushes PM on West Bank annexation
A Likud MK is pushing legislation to hold Prime MInister Benjamin Netanyhau to a campaign pledge to annex parts of the West Bank.

Inside the United States
In a major blow to Trump, a federal appeals court ruled he has to turn over his taxes to New York prosecutors
A federal appeals court ruled on Monday that President Donald Trump's accounting firm must turn over his tax returns to New York state prosecutors.

Christian News
‘Not abandoned’: International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
Various groups and churches across the world are taking part in the annual International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, overseen by the World Evangelical Alliance.