Prophecy News Watch - October 13, 2022

Around the World
NATO Delivers Air Defense To Ukraine
Member states of the U.S.-led NATO military rushed Wednesday to deliver advanced air defense weapons to Ukraine, where numerous people died in massive Russian missile strikes.
NATO doubles the number of its warships in Baltic and North Seas
ATO announced Tuesday it has doubled its presence in the Baltic and North Seas to over 30 warships. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg made the announcement at a press conference, saying the presence of the additional ships follows “the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines.”
Iran sees major internet disruption amid anti-government protests
Iran suffered a “major disruption” in the country’s internet service Wednesday, as anti-government protests continue nationwide, the Associated Press reports. The protests were triggered on September 16 when news broke that 22-year-old Mahsa Amini had died in police custody after being arrested for not wearing a hijab properly.
Iran: At least 108 dead in anti-government protests, “international community must respond”
At least 108 people have now been killed in Iran’s nationwide anti-government protests, triggered by the death in custody of 22-year old Mahsa Amini following her arrest by hijab police last month, the Times of Israel (TOI) reported Wednesday.
Human brain tissue implanted into rats integrated and grew with host’s brain
A research team in the US has shown that human brain tissue implanted into rats can integrate into its host's brain, promising to give scientists an entirely new way to study brain disorders – but raising ethical questions too.
King Charles III Coronation Set For May
The coronation of Charles III, the first new monarch for Britain in more than 70 years, has been set for May 6.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Mossad head: Maritime deal constitutes de facto recognition of Israel
Mossad head David Barnea said today (Wednesday) at the meeting of the political-security cabinet that whoever claims that the new maritime border agreement is an achievement for Hezbollah does not understand the situation in Lebanon.
Palestinians riot across Jerusalem, West Bank as tensions rise
Riots broke out throughout east Jerusalem and the West Bank on Wednesday night amid rising tensions surrounding IDF operations in Shuafat and Nablus and a visit by Jews to Joseph's Tomb.
Security cabinet votes to advance Lebanon maritime border deal
Israel’s security cabinet voted Wednesday to move to the final stage of the approval process for the maritime border agreement with Lebanon.

Inside the United States
Durham probe: FBI offered Christopher Steele $1 million to corroborate Trump allegations in dossier
The FBI offered ex-British intelligence agent Christopher Steele $1 million to corroborate salacious allegations made in his dossier against former President Donald Trump and members of his 2016 campaign, but he was unable to do so, an FBI official testified Tuesday.
US hit with 15 billion-dollar disasters this year
Hurricane Ian, which has just devastated Florida and Puerto Rico, was the 15th billion-dollar weather and climate disaster to hit the US this year so far, Axios reports. Early estimates of damage from Hurricane Ian show insured losses of $53 billion to $74 billion.
FDA authorizes updated COVID boosters for children as young as 5
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday issued an emergency use authorization for new COVID-19 boosters for children as young as five.
U.S. sensors unable to track Chinese, Russian hypersonic missiles, says congressional report
U.S. radars are unable to track Chinese and Russian high-speed missiles until late in their flight, even as new systems are being developed as part of the Pentagon‘s accelerated hypersonic missile defense program, according to a congressional report.
Mortgage Interest Rates Rise To Highest Level Since 2006
The average interest rate on the most popular U.S. home loan rose to its highest level since 2006 as the housing sector continued to bear the brunt of tightening financial conditions, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) showed on Wednesday.