The following is taken in whole or part from Worthy Ministries. (www.worthynews.com)
After two hours of talks on the crisis between presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin, it was unclear Wednesday whether a feared Russian invasion in Ukraine had been averted.
The US Navy made its largest-ever seizure of weaponry from Iran in a haul that included surface-to-air missiles as well as cruise missile parts, the US Justice Department revealed Tuesday.
The United States slapped fresh sanctions on a dozen Iranian officials and entities for “serious” human rights abuses Tuesday, days after nuclear talks with Tehran halted with no sign of progress.
Chile same-sex marriage: Law overwhelmingly approved by parliament – December 8, 2021
Iranian reports: Nuclear negotiations to resume Dec. 9 – December 8, 2021
New German Government Signs Deal – December 7, 2021
Biden, Putin To Discuss Feared Russian Invasion in Ukraine – December 7, 2021
Suu Kyi Jailed For Public Unrest – December 7, 2021
US To Boycott China’s Winter Olympics – December 7, 2021
UK, US and allies call on Russia to de-escalate tensions with Ukraine – December 7, 2021
Two ballistic missiles launched towards Riyadh, intercepted by Saudi Arabia – December 7, 2021
Breaking Israel News
Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz said Tuesday that it is possible Israelis will soon become eligible for a fourth shot of the COVID vaccine
Israel has struck some three quarters of Iran’s weapons supply in Syria, sources within Israel’s security establishment told Israeli media Tuesday.
Thousands rally in Tel Aviv in protest of government policies – December 8, 2021
In rare strike, Israeli warplanes said to attack Latakia port – December 7, 2021
Israel to urge US to act militarily against Iran amid stalled nuke talks – December 7, 2021
Breaking U.S. News
A U.S. district court judge blocked the Biden administration on Tuesday from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on employees of government contractors across the nation. This conservative win adds to a string of losses for President Joe Biden in federal courts.
The U.S. military has completed construction on a long-range radar for an Alaska-based missile-defense system that can track intercontinental ballistic missiles, the Pentagon says.
House passes legislation to increase debt ceiling – December 8, 2021
Federal judge blocks Texas tech censorship law – December 7, 2021
Ex-Presidential Candidate Bob Dole Dies At 98 – December 7, 2021
CNN Fires Top Anchor Cuomo Over Brother’s Sexual Harassment Case – December 4, 2021
US Parents Of Teenage Shooter Charged With Manslaughter – December 4, 2021
Funding bill passes House, future uncertain in Senate – December 3, 2021
Vaccination mandate extended to NYC religious, private school staffers – December 3, 2021
Breaking Christian News
Suspected Islamic gunmen in Nigeria freed 70 hostages, including 61 members of the Emanuel Baptist Church, in the country’s Kaduna State, but deadly clashes overshadowed their release, Christians confirmed Tuesday.
A First Amendment lawsuit by a college football team’s ex-offensive coordinator may hinge on the performance of his players.
The Burmese Army (Tatmadaw) has burned down a Pentecostal church once attended by Myanmar’s ousted Vice President Henry Van Thio and his wife, Dr. Sui Hluan in the country’s Christian-majority Chin state, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Three more abducted missionaries released by Haiti gang – December 7, 2021
Algeria: head of Algerian Protestant Church summoned to court; “please pray” – December 7, 2021
Myanmar: Burmese Army continues violent campaign against churches – December 7, 2021
Regular churchgoers top Gallup’s mental-health poll, Democrats bring up rear – December 7, 2021
Algeria Prosecutes Protestants Over ‘Non-Muslim Rites’ – December 3, 2021
Nepal Jails Pastor For Evangelism – December 3, 2021