Prophecy News Watch - October 25, 2022

Around the World
Rishi Sunak Britain’s New Prime Minister But Challenges Ahead
Rishi Sunak was elected Britain’s next prime minister Monday after securing enough backing from Conservative Party legislators and his rival Penny Mordaunt dropping out of the race.
G7 Condemns Russia’s Kidnapping of Nuclear Plant Leadership
The Group of Seven (G7) of the world's leading economies has condemned Russia's alleged kidnapping of the leadership of Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Their concern comes as Ukraine suffers massive blackouts following Russian strikes on critical infrastructures.
Hungary’s PM ‘Flees’ Budapest Amid Protests
Hungary’s embattled prime minister fled Budapest on Sunday as tens of thousands of protestors condemned his perceived autocratic policies and falling living standards, critics said.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israeli strike in Syria targeted Hezbollah unit and drone production, report says
The UK- based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which opposes the Assad regime, said Sunday that a strike carried out by Israel on Friday targeted an assembly line for Iranian drones as well as an elite unit of the Hezbollah terror group.
Israeli officials claim to have destroyed 90% of Iran’s military operations in Syria
The Israeli military has destroyed about 90% of Iran's military infrastructure and attempts to entrench itself - with Hezbollah - in Syria, top officials in the defense establishment claimed over the weekend.

Inside the United States
Record SW Border Encounters: 2,378,944 in FY 2022
The nearly 2.4 million migrant “encounters” along the southwestern border in fiscal year 2022 – the most ever recorded – included significant increases in September in the number of those from Colombia, Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela, when compared to the same month a year earlier.
Over half of Americans believe national government is responsible for producing change, poll says
A new poll by Barna has found that 52 percent of American adults believe the national government, rather than Christian churches or other religious organizations, is responsible for creating “meaningful change” in the country, Christian Headlines (CH) reports.
US House Committee Subpoenas Ex-President Trump
The U.S. House committee is investigating the deadly January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., issued a subpoena on Friday to former President Donald J. Trump.

Christian News
Nigeria: Gunmen attack church, kill woman and her daughter
Suspected Islamic extremist gunmen stormed a church during Sunday service in Nigeria’s Kogi state earlier this month, killing a woman and her young daughter who were in attendance, the Christian Post reports.
New study shows positive link between religion and mental health
A major new study has shown that religion can help foster good mental health in young people, Christian Today reports. The study was conducted by the Springtide Research Institute and apparently confirms decades of previous research showing a positive link between religion and mental health.
Nigeria: Terrorists attack Pastor’s home as relentless Christian persecution continues
Seven suspected Islamic terrorists broke into the home of a pastor in Bauchi state, Nigeria, and shot a relative staying there when they found the church leader was not there, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
China Christians Worried After President Xi’s Re-Election
Christians in Communist-run China faced potentially more difficulties Monday after China's Communist Party on Sunday formally reelected Xi Jinping, the party's general secretary, for another five years.
Thousands Of Chad Christians Face Starvation
Thousands of Christian families are “homeless and destitute” in Chad after the worst flooding in decades and terrorism, Christian aid workers told Worthy News.