Prophecy News Watch - September 13, 2022

Around the World
Ukraine Discovers ‘Tortured Bodies’ In Recaptured Territories
Ukrainian authorities say they are finding bodies of civilians that show signs of torture left behind by Russian troops in the recently recaptured territories of Kharkiv.
Queen Coffin Taken Amid Funeral Controversy In Britain
The coffin of Britain’s late Queen Elizabeth II coffin has been taken from the Palace of Holyroodhouse to St Giles' Cathedral in Edinburg, Scotland, amid controversy over her upcoming funeral.
Iran Unveils Drone Designed For ‘Attacking Haifa, Tel Aviv’
Iranian military leaders unveiled a new line of attack drones that they say were built with "unique capabilities that were considered specifically for targeting Haifa and Tel Aviv," two of Israel’s largest cities.
German Chancellor urges Iran to sign new Iran deal
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, on September 12, urged Iran to accept the proposals of a revived nuclear deal being offered by Germany, France, and Britain, saying there is “no reason” for the Iranian regime to refuse them, Radio Free Europe (RFE) reports. The three world powers told Iran on September 10 that the final texts of a deal are ready for signature, but Tehran is dragging its heels.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Mossad head: Nuclear deal won’t give Iran ‘immunity’ from Israeli operations
Mossad chief David Barnea on Monday said Israel would not participate in the “charade” of a renewed nuclear deal between world powers and Iran, and warn that the emerging agreement would “not provide immunity” for Tehran from the spy agency’s operations.
Israel’s Defense Minister Discloses 10 Iranian Missile Production Bases in Syria
Iran has turned scientific facilities in Syria into bases for the production of advanced missiles and weapons for its proxy forces across the Middle East, Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Monday.
Europe: Iran’s stance on IAEA probe jeopardizes nuclear deal
France, Britain, and Germany on Saturday vented their frustration at Iran's demand in talks to revive its 2015 nuclear deal that the UN nuclear watchdog close a probe into uranium particles found at three sites, adding that it was jeopardizing the talks.

Inside the United States
Faculty, students sue Christian school over LGBTQ hiring ban
Divisions over LGBTQ-related policies have flared recently at several religious colleges in the United States. On Monday, there was a dramatic new turn at one of the most rancorous battlegrounds – Seattle Pacific University.
DOJ open to one of Trump’s special master candidates
The Department of Justice has signaled its openness to three of former President Donald Trump's choices to be a special master in the ongoing case involving his handling of classified materials.
400-Plus Republican Officials Sign Letter Backing Gay Marriage
More than 400 former and current GOP officials have signed a letter backing the Respect for Marriage Act, legislation that would repeal the federal Defense of Marriage Act and legally recognize gay marriage as valid under state law. The Supreme Court already ruled (in 2015) that same-sex marriage is legal and this bill would essentially codify that ruling into federal law.

Christian News
Libya Court Sentences Christian To Death
Libyan Christians urged prayers Monday after a former Muslim who converted to Christianity was sentenced to death by an appeals court in western Libya, sources familiar with the case said.
Indonesia: Authorities deny church building permit in ‘unconstitutional’ move against religious freedom
Authorities in Indonesia’s province of Banten have denied the Protestant Batak Society Christian Church (HKBP) a permit to build a church, in a move described as going against the country’s 1945 constitution guaranteeing religious freedom, the Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA) reports.
Uganda: 5 evangelist-church planters murdered by Islamic extremists
Islamic extremists in Uganda murdered five evangelists from the End Time Word Ministry church last month by throwing them off the commercial transport boat they were preaching the Gospel and traveling to plant a church, Morning Star News reports. Christianity is legal in Uganda, but Muslim extremists have carried out increasing violent attacks against believers, whom they consider a threat to Islam.