News from this Week 4/27/22

Ancient temple to Zeus unearthed in Sinai

Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered the ruins of an ancient temple to the Greek god Zeus in the Sinai Peninsula, the Associated Press reports. The discovery was announced by Egypt’s Tourism and Antiquities Ministry on Monday.

Russia Frees U.S. Ex-Marine In Prisoner Swap

U.S President Joe Biden says Russia has freed former U.S. Marine Trevor Reed from detention on what Moscow confirmed was a prisoner swap to secure the return of its pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko.

White House says Iran is ‘a few weeks or less’ from bomb breakout

The US said Tuesday that Iran’s nuclear breakout time was down to weeks, and blamed the previous administration, as negotiations between Tehran and world powers continued to stall.

Latest World News Headlines

US close to admitting failure of Iran nuclear talks, Israeli officials claim – April 26, 2022

40 Nations Support Ukraine As Moscow Warns Of Nuclear Conflict – April 26, 2022

Russia’s new missile, touted by Putin, can carry hypersonic weapons, officer says – April 25, 2022

French President Expected In Ukraine After Re-election (Analysis) – April 25, 2022

US Secretaries In Ukraine Amid Russian Attacks Marring Orthodox Easter – April 25, 2022

Re-elected French President Facing Challenge – April 24, 2022

French presidential election: Macron defeats Le Pen to secure second term – April 24, 2022

20 Million At Risk Of Starvation In Africa – April 22, 2022

Russian President Orders Blockade Ukraine Steel Plant In Mariupol – April 21, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Syria reports Israeli attack near Damascus for the 3rd time in under a month

Syrian state media reported an Israeli attack near the capital Damascus in the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday morning, the third such report from Syria this month.

U.S., Israeli security officials meet in Washington, discuss Iran ‘concerns’

U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan met Monday with his Israeli peer, Eyal Hulata, “to discuss a range of regional and global security issues,” including Israel’s “concerns” about Iran, the White House said in a statement.

Latest Israel News Headlines

New survey shows that around half of all Israelis fear a second Holocaust – April 25, 2022

IDF shells targets in Lebanon after rocket fired into Israel – April 24, 2022

Renewed Clashes at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount – April 22, 2022

Palestinian adviser to Abbas: Jews not connected to land, ‘occupation’ to disappear – April 21, 2022

Islamic Jihad shows off ‘tunnel city’ as it readies for next campaign against Israel – April 21, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Oklahoma becomes first state to ban nonbinary identification on birth certificates

Oklahoma residents will no longer be permitted to identify as nonbinary on their birth certificates.

Supreme Court considers Biden effort to end Trump ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

The Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday over President Joe Biden’s bid to end former President Donald Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, which makes asylum-seekers coming from the southern border reside in Mexico while awaiting immigration hearings.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Durham: GPS Fusion employees emailed reporters unverified dirt on Trump for negative news stories – April 26, 2022

Conservative SCOTUS majority appears to favor school football coach dismissed for public prayer – April 26, 2022

Ohio university will pay $400,000 damages to professor it punished for using wrong pronouns with transgender student – April 26, 2022

Montana AG fights to lift 9-year-old ‘preliminary’ injunction on abortion law – April 25, 2022

Judge temporarily blocks Biden from ending Trump-era immigration restriction – April 25, 2022

Don’t Say Marijuana: Washington State Bans Use of ‘Racist’ Word for Cannabis – April 25, 2022

Twitter Accepts Elon Musk’s $44 Billion Takeover – April 25, 2022

SCOTUS to hear case of Washington state high school football coach fired for praying – April 24, 2022

The Satanic Temple sues Pennsylvania school over after school club denial – April 24, 2022

Musk Secures $46.5 Billion Funding to Buy Twitter Raising Hopes Of Free Speech – April 22, 2022

Breaking Christian News

International Christian ministry center destroyed, Bibles burned, in Ukraine fighting

The Mission Eurasia Christian ministry had one of its training centers in Ukraine destroyed, and a stockpile of Bibles burned, during fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces last month, CBN News reports. In a social media post about the incident, Mission Eurasia confirmed that all of their members were safe, although their field headquarters in Irpin was destroyed.

Egypt Frees Nine Christians Detained At Rally

Egypt has released nine Christians detained after protesting against the Egyptian authorities’ refusal to permit their church to rebuild, Christians told Worthy News.

Latest Christian News Headlines

‘US Religious Freedom Report May Harm Christians’, Charity Warns – April 26, 2022

New poll: Less than half of lay Christians think missions are mandated for all believers – April 26, 2022

North Korean Christian radio station works to reach more people with the Gospel – April 25, 2022

Iran: Christian woman begins jail term for leading evangelical church – April 25, 2022

China: Authorities trace and harass baptismal party – April 25, 2022

Hungary Church Group Divers Aid To Ukraine’s Mourning Bucha – April 25, 2022

Myanmar Army Raiding Churches – April 24, 2022

Muslims Kill Two In Pakistan Pastor’s Home – April 24, 2022

Egypt Registers Hundreds Of Churches Amid Hostilities – April 22, 2022

Pastor: ‘Pakistan Evangelicals Expand In Lahore Despite Hardships’ – April 22, 2022

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