Prophecy News Watch - September 5, 2022

Around the World
Russia Seeks World Order With Islamic States
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin seeks to build a new world order, including with Islamic states giving prison or death sentences for abandoning Islam, Worthy News established.
Czech Energy Protests Target Government
A tense calm has returned to the Czech capital Prague after at least 70,000 people rallied against energy price hikes, the European Union, and NATO military alliance in the largest anti-government protest in years.
Russia Halts Nord Stream Gas Deliveries To Germany, Western Europe
Russia on Friday halted all natural gas deliveries through its massive Nord Stream 1 pipeline to Germany and Western Europe, citing equipment issues.
Dozen Killed In Baghdad Clashes, Christians Concerned
A tense calm returned to Baghdad where in recent days at least a dozen people have been shot dead in Baghdad's Green Zone amid religious and political tensions in Iraq, where minority Christians face persecution, several sources say.
Liechtenstein Parliament Rocked By Quake
Liechtenstein's parliamentary session on whether the tiny European nation needs to mandate insurance in the event of quakes has been interrupted earthquake.
Funeral Last Soviet Leader Gorbachev Without Putin, State Funeral
Russians in Moscow were lining up near the Kremlin for the funeral of the last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who was admired in the West for his reforms but lived long enough to see Russia's leadership roll back much of that change.
Ukraine Urges More Weapons As Russia Invasion Enters 7th Month
Ukraine has urged Germany, Europe's largest economy, to send more weapons despite concerns by critics that it will further escalate the war against Russia in the country. The call came while fighting intensified as the Russian invasion of Ukraine entered its seventh month.
US approves $1.1 billion arms package for Taiwan, angering China
The United States on Friday announced a $1.1 billion arms package for Taiwan, vowing to keep boosting the island's defenses as tensions soar with Beijing, which warned Washington of "counter-measures."
Taiwan: Super Typhoon Hinnamor Merging With Tropical Depression
Super Typhoon Hinnamnor has started to absorb Tropical Depression TD14 which forecasters predict will enable it to increase in intensity and size, likely prompting the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) to issue a sea warning on Friday (Sept. 2) and if it shifts west, a land warning on Saturday (Sept. 3).
Israel Embassy Condemns Horthy Statue In Hungary’s Parliament
Israel’s embassy in Budapest and the Jewish community have condemned the unveiling of a bust of Hungarian leader and Nazi collaborator Miklós Horthy in Hungary’s Parliament.
G7 Calls For Price Cap On Russian Oil
Finance ministers of the wealthy Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations want a price cap on Russian oil to prevent Moscow from profiting from its war against Ukraine.
10 people killed, 15 Injured In Stabbings Across Canada Province
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned “horrific and heartbreaking” stabbing attacks across the Canadian province of Saskatchewan that killed at least 10 people and injured 15 others.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Report: Israeli strikes tighten screws on Iran weapon transfers at Syrian airports
Israeli airstrikes on Iranian targets in Syria have increasingly targeted airports to counter Tehran’s growing use of commercial flights to bring military supplies into the country, Reuters reported Friday, citing intelligence and diplomatic sources.
Israeli scientists say no evidence bats caused Covid breakout
A new study conducted by researchers from Tel Aviv University rejects the common assumption that the Covid-19 outbreak was caused by bats.
‘Future Existential Threat to Israel’: Israeli Military Leaders Urge Biden to Halt Iran Nuclear Deal
Israel is maintaining a pressure campaign urging President Joe Biden not to sign the Iranian nuclear deal. The latest effort includes a plea from thousands who spent their careers protecting Israel.

Inside the United States
Biden Asks Congress For $11.7 Billion In Additional Funds For Ukraine
U.S. President Joe Biden is requesting $11.7 billion in emergency funds from Congress for Ukraine as the country battles against Russia’s full-scale invasion.
Battle over ‘In God We Trust’ displays at Texas schools may hinge on state’s First Amendment rights
A new Texas law that requires all public schools statewide to display the national motto “In God We Trust” is facing a challenge over its rejection of signs with the phrase written in Arabic and one with a rainbow background.
Biden Advocates Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage, Declaring ‘All Are Created Equal in The Image of God’
President Joe Biden delivered an address in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on Thursday night--that the White House described as remarks on the “battle for the soul of the nation”--in which Biden advocated for same-sex marriage and killing unborn babies through abortion.
Biden Calls ‘MAGA Republicans’ Threat to Democracy, GOP Blames Biden for Dividing Country
President Joe Biden called the Republican Party a “direct threat to our democracy” to encourage Democrats to vote in a primetime speech at Independence Hall in Philadelphia.

Christian News
Philippines Charismatic Pastors Step Up Evangelism In Devastated Mindanao
Some 1,000 delegates from evangelical congregations in Mindanao, the Philippines' second-largest island, have agreed to increase evangelism and provide more after years of hardship.