News from this Week 6/22/22

Breaking World News

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

Russia FM in Iran for talks on boosting cooperation

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Iran on Wednesday for talks on boosting trade and energy cooperation as the two countries grapple with Western economic sanctions.

Jordan, Saudi Arabia support efforts to prevent a nuclear Iran

Jordan and Saudi Arabia announced on Wednesday that they support international efforts aimed at preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

Egypt, Lebanon and Syria sign gas import agreement

Lebanon, Syria and Egypt signed an agreement on Tuesday to transfer 650 million cubic meters of gas per year from Egypt to Lebanon through Syria.

Latest World News Headlines

Egypt, Lebanon and Syria sign gas import agreement – June 22, 2022

Ukraine bans primary opposition party, seizing all its assets and money – June 22, 2022

PM: Sri Lanka Unable To Buy Oil As Economy Has ‘Collapsed’ – June 22, 2022

Afghanistan Quake Kills Nearly 1,000 – June 22, 2022

Hungary Opens Route For Ukraine Food Amid Starvation Fears – June 22, 2022

Hamas, Syria to restore ties after 10-year dispute – June 21, 2022

IAEA report says Iran stepping up uranium enrichment at underground Fordo site – June 21, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Court upholds Arkansas law allowing state to reject business that boycotts Israel

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit upheld an Arkansas law that requires state contractors to pledge they are not boycotting Israel or to give state entitles a 20% discount if they don’t agree with the pledge.

Israel keeping US out of loop on alleged covert attacks in Iran

Israel is keeping the US in the dark as it steps up alleged covert operations against Iran’s nuclear program, according to a report Tuesday.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Officials unveil ‘Israeli Guard’ riot police unit to handle internal unrest – June 21, 2022

Netanyahu has week to find majority, prevent Israeli elections – June 21, 2022

World Vision employee found guilty of diverting funds to Hamas – June 20, 2022

Gantz: Israel building regional air defense alliance under US – June 20, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Defying Senate GOP, House Republicans won’t back gun bill

House Republicans have vowed to oppose the bipartisan gun control bill that was sanctioned by Senate GOP leaders who lined up the needed support for it to pass in the upper chamber as soon as Thursday.

California Poised To Ban Police From Arresting Prostitutes

The California state legislature sent a bill to Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk that would prohibit police from arresting individuals suspected of prostitution Monday.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Yellowstone Flooding Rebuild Could Take Years, Cost Billions – June 21, 2022

Supreme Court overturns ban preventing religious schools from receiving state funding – June 21, 2022

Texas Could Vote to Secede From U.S. in 2023 as GOP Pushes for Referendum – June 20, 2022

Texas GOP rejects 2020 election and contends Biden was ‘not legitimately elected’ – June 20, 2022

Poll: Significantly fewer Americans believe in God now than five years ago – June 20, 2022

Tens of Thousands Flee San Francisco As Liberal Leaders Struggle With Crime and Homelessness – June 20, 2022

Pro-Abortion Group Plans Terror Attacks In US – June 20, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Ancient Christian relics found under historic church in Iraq

Six ancient Christian stone reliquaries and several manuscripts in Syriac and Aramaic languages have been discovered under a historic church in Mosul, Iraq, the Jerusalem Post reports.

Sudan: Christian leaders arrested for singing worship songs

Two Christian leaders in Omdurman, Sudan were arrested last week for singing worship songs during their church service, the Christian Post (CP) reports. While the situation for Sudanese Christians somewhat improved following the 2019 ousting of Islamic dictator Omar al-Bashir, it has worsened again since the subsequent Islamic military coup of 2021.

India: Hindu nationalist police severely beat up pastor

Hindu nationalist police officers in India’s Uttar Pradesh state severely beat up a pastor after arresting him for singing a hymn on the roof of his home during a family devotional in April, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

US Prison Ministry celebrates over 250 baptisms in Denver jail – June 21, 2022

Christian content censored on popular workplace app – June 20, 2022

Gunmen Attack Nigeria Church Killing 3 And Kidnapping 36 – June 20, 2022

Islamic State Attacks Christians In Mozambique, Killing Eight – June 19, 2022

Nigeria’s Army Questioned As Islamic Militants Kill Dozens Of Christians (Worthy News Investigation) – June 19, 2022

French Guiana Pastor Killed, Church Torched – June 17, 2022

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