News from this Week 3/30/22

Breaking World News

The following info is taken in whole or part from Worthy News Ministries.

Ukrainian Holocaust survivors find refuge in Germany

Amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, groups of elderly, frail Ukrainian Holocaust survivors have been safely evacuated to Germany – the very country which unleashed the Holocaust and murdered six million Jews during WW2, the Associated Press (AP) reports.

China, US, Russia, Pakistan to hold talks on Afghanistan

A top US diplomat will meet this week in China to discuss issues in Afghanistan with his Chinese, Russian and Pakistani counterparts, the Chinese foreign ministry and the State Department said on Tuesday (Mar 29).

‘No handshake’ as Ukraine, Russia delegations meet for peace talks

Ukrainian and Russian negotiators met in Turkey on Tuesday for the first face-to-face talks in nearly three weeks, with Ukraine seeking a ceasefire without compromising on territory or sovereignty as its forces have pushed Russians back from Kyiv.

Latest World News Headlines

Russian Missile Hit Ukrainian Port City, Killing 7 Despite Military Reduction Promise – March 29, 2022

India and Russia working to launch a rupee-ruble trade agreement that circumvents Western sanctions and weakens the dollar’s global standing – March 29, 2022

Syria’s Assad criminalizes spreading ‘disinformation undermining state image’ – March 29, 2022

Trump calls on Putin to release info on Hunter Biden’s dealings with oligarchs – March 29, 2022

Belgium, Netherlands Expel Dozens Of ‘Russian Spies’ – March 29, 2022

Russia To Reduce Military Activities After Heavy Losses – March 29, 2022

Struggling Russia Sends More Mercenaries To Ukraine As Death Toll Mounts – March 28, 2022

Russia attempting to ‘break through’ defenses near Kyiv, Ukrainian armed forces say – March 28, 2022

Human traffickers posing as pastors at Ukraine borders, “pray for children to be spared” – March 28, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Israeli prison to evacuate for excavations on 3rd-century mosaic describing Jesus as God

Israel’s Prison Service is preparing to evacuate a prison in Megiddo so that archaeologists can excavate a 3rd-century mosaic describing Jesus as God that was found underneath it, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.

5 Killed In Shootings In Tel Aviv Suburb

Israeli paramedics say at least five people died in a shooting attack in a Tel Aviv suburb, stirring fears that the Islamic State group is launching a campaign of terror ahead of the Muslim month of Ramadan.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Israel terror threat level raised to highest amid spree of attacks – March 29, 2022

UAE, US, Israel inaugurate working group on religious coexistence – March 29, 2022

Israel unites with U.S., Arab nations against Iran, revives Palestinian peace talks – March 29, 2022

Announcing permanent regional forum, Israel, Arab states laud alliance, decry terror – March 28, 2022

Iran to Top the Agenda at ‘Historic’ Summit Between Israel, 4 Arab Countries in Negev – March 28, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

US: Jewish communities report 18 bomb threats in March
There have been at least 18 bomb threats reported by Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) and synagogues in nine US states since the beginning of March, the Jerusalem Post reports. News of the threats was published in a report by the Jewish Secure Community Network (SCN), which said the situation required US Jews to be alert and to protect themselves.

Kentucky Senate passes abortion restrictions, including 15-week ban

Kentucky lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill that would ban abortion after 15 weeks and contains several provisions that abortion rights advocates say could severely restrict or essentially end access to the procedure in the state.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Biden signs bill making lynching a federal hate crime – March 29, 2022

ABC, CBS, NBC ignore Hunter Biden scandals, haven’t mentioned his name in 259 days, study says – March 29, 2022

Matt Gaetz enters Hunter Biden laptop into congressional record – March 29, 2022

FDA authorizes second COVID-19 booster for people 50 and older – March 29, 2022

$4,638,000,000,000: Biden’s Budget Calls for Record Taxes in 2023 – March 28, 2022

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Requiring Curriculum Transparency – March 28, 2022

Bipartisan Senate group presses FBI over reports agents broke rules hundreds of times – March 28, 2022

California introduces bill that legalizes infanticide – March 28, 2022

As debt climbs to $31T, Dems eye new version of Biden spending bill with Manchin’s support – March 27, 2022

Supreme Court rules against Navy SEALs, allows DOD to restrict deployment based on vax status – March 27, 2022

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Breaking Christian News

Myanmar junta destroys dozens of churches to suppress Christianity

Since conducting its coup of February 1, 2021, the Myanmar military junta has gone on to systematically destroy over 40 churches and other Christian-affiliated buildings in what local believers say is an effort to suppress Christianity in the Buddhist-majority country, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

Laos: Christian widow living in a forest after villagers burn down her home

A Christian widow in Laos is living in a forest with her children after local authorities expropriated her land and villagers burned down her home, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

Kentucky church raises $145,000 from bake sale for Ukraine

A Ukrainian church in Kentucky has raised around $145,000 from a bake sale it put on to help Ukrainians displaced by Vladimir Putin’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine Christian Headlines (CH) reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Turkey: New report shows increased hardship for Protestant churches – March 29, 2022

Nigeria Islamists Kill 50 Christians, Abduct Priest – March 28, 2022

Myanmar: Military junta continues attacks on Christian communities – March 28, 2022

Uganda: Christian family sprayed with acid for refusal to recant faith – March 28, 2022

Missionary Abducted In Ukraine – March 27, 2022

Hungary Opens Charity Shop For Persecuted Christians – March 24, 2022

34 Christians Killed In Nigeria’s Kaduna State – March 23, 2022

Canada Not Releasing Jailed Pastor Who Opposes COVID Restrictions – March 23, 2022

Pakistan: Officials torture Christian man into false confession of blasphemy – March 23, 2022

US: Return to in-person church has stalled – March 23, 2022

*Podcast* Genesis Chapter 49- Bible Prophecy in Jacob’s Blessings for His Sons

In today’s chapter, we will learn about the Bible prophecy contained in the Blessings Jacob gives to his 12 sons before he dies. How those relate to the tribes over the many years that followed, and still today.

*for earlier chapters, visit our ‘Listen to the Bible’ tab on our site.

News from this Week 3/23/22

Breaking World News

The following info is taken in whole or part from Worthy News Ministries.

Iran welcomes Syria ties with Arabs, says nuclear deal close

The foreign ministers of Iran and Syria, two allies of Russia, discussed the war in Ukraine and other developments during a meeting in Damascus on Wednesday. Syria‘s top diplomat said Moscow is defending its people.

NATO Fears Nuclear Strike In Ukraine

U.S. President Joe Biden is visiting Europe for talks with fellow leaders of the NATO military alliance about the Russian invasion of Ukraine as Moscow may use nuclear weapons of mass destruction there.

UAE ‘shocked’ as US considers removing IRGC from terrorist list

The United Arab Emirates is very unhappy with the US move toward removing the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps from its Foreign Terrorist Organizations list, a source in Abu Dhabi said on Monday.

Latest World News Headlines

Trudeau reaches deal to keep his party in power till 2025 – March 22, 2022

Ukraine war imperils wheat, but farmers in no rush to pivot – March 22, 2022

Australia: Government to introduce laws to combat misinformation, disinformation – March 22, 2022

Nvidia unveils new technology to speed up AI, launches new supercomputer – March 22, 2022

Kremlin Critic Navalny Sentenced To Nine Years Jail – March 22, 2022

Biden: ‘Russia Uses Hypersonic Missiles And May Deploy Chemical Weapons’ – March 21, 2022

100,000 US Forces Europe As War In Ukraine Escalates – March 21, 2022

Khamenei signals support for ongoing nuclear talks in Vienna – March 21, 2022

Any deal with Russia will require Ukrainian referendum, Zelensky says – March 21, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Israel announces 10 new towns in the Negev

After the Israeli government approved last week the establishment of the new ultra-Orthodox city of Kasif in the Negev and the community of Nitzana, it is expected to approve 10 more towns in the Negev this coming week, Minister of Interior Ayelet Shaked and Minister of Housing and Construction Ze’ev Elkin announced Wednesday.

Sky Dew: Missile-Detecting Balloon Given to Israel’s Air Force

Israel’s air force received a massive air balloon which monitors missiles and other aerial threats in a ceremony on Tuesday.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Israel, Egypt, UAE Hold Unprecedented Meeting As Iran Nuclear Talks Near Finalization – March 24, 2022

U.S. Fighter Jets Down Two Iranian Drones Over Iraq Heading to Israel – March 22, 2022

Singapore to open embassy in Israel for the first time – March 22, 2022

Israel Warns US Against Removing Iran’s IRGC from Terror Blacklist – March 21, 2022

Orthodox Jews Mourn Revered Rabbi – March 21, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Supreme Court upends Wisconsin’s redistricting map after GOP challenge

The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck a blow to Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ redistricting map, sending the case over Wisconsin’s new district lines back to the state’s highest court for review.

Idaho Governor Signs Abortion Ban Modeled on Texas Law

Idaho on Wednesday became the first state to enact a law modeled after a Texas statute that bans abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy and that can be enforced through lawsuits to avoid constitutional court challenges.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

California: Democrat senators introduce bill to fund abortions for out-of-state women – March 23, 2022

Investigations of 2020 ballot mischief gain momentum in Georgia, Wisconsin – March 22, 2022

FBI chief Wray warns hackers could ‘shut down’ U.S. society – March 22, 2022

US: Fed prepared to raise interest rates ‘aggressively’ – March 21, 2022

Senate Republicans To Introduce Bill Banning Government From Contracting With Leakers – March 21, 2022

Former FDA Commissioner: ‘This Is Likely to Become an Annualized Vaccine for the Majority of Americans’ – March 21, 2022

Trump super PAC hoards cash, with more on hand than RNC and DNC combined – March 21, 2022

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Hospitalized – March 20, 2022

Judge strikes down four Arkansan voting laws – March 20, 2022

Moderna Seeks FDA Authorization for Second COVID Booster for All Adults – March 17, 2022

Breaking Christian News

34 Christians Killed In Nigeria’s Kaduna State

Funeral services have been held in northwest Nigeria’s Kaduna State after gunmen killed 34 Christians, local residents told Worthy News late Wednesday.

Canada Not Releasing Jailed Pastor Who Opposes COVID Restrictions

A Canadian Protestant pastor who became a symbol of the fight for religious freedom during the coronavirus pandemic remains in prison more than a month after being detained.

Pakistan: Officials torture Christian man into false confession of blasphemy

Cybercrime officials in Pakistan last week arrested a Christian man on a false allegation of blaspheming Islam’s prophet Muhummad, and then tortured him until he confessed to the crime he did not commit, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

US: Return to in-person church has stalled – March 23, 2022

Taiwan: Christian leaders consider equipping church for possible invasion by China – March 23, 2022

India: Senior Pastor murdered in his home by Hindu radicals – March 22, 2022

Nigeria: Islamic terrorists abduct 46 Christians plus children in Kaduna state; “please be in prayer” – March 22, 2022

Nigeria: 25 more Christians murdered in Kaduna state – March 22, 2022

Indonesia: Pastor risks further incarceration for criticizing Islam – March 22, 2022

Christian Publisher Retrieving Bibles From War-Torn Kyiv – March 19, 2022

US-Backed Missionary Abducted In Ukraine – March 17, 2022

US Missionary Rescues Children, Mothers In Ukraine – March 17, 2022

*Podcast* Genesis Chapter 44- The Missing Silver Cup

In today’s chapter, we hear of Joseph’s ‘missing’ silver cup, how the sons of Jacob cared for their Father and how we should care for, honor, and respect our own Fathers.

*for earlier chapters, visit our ‘Listen to the Bible’ Tab on our site