News from this Week-8/3/22

China’s Military Moves To Taiwan After Pelosi Visit

The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has left Taiwan after a visit that angered China and prompted a military response.

Britain’s Central Bank Announces Biggest Rate Hike In 27 Years; Warns Of Recession

The Bank of England (BoE) raised interest rates by the most in 27 years on Thursday and warned a prolonged recession is on its way.

US Senate gives overwhelming approval to Finland/Sweden NATO applications

The US Senate on Wednesday voted 95-1 in overwhelming approval of the applications by Sweden and Finland to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Axios reports. NATO was established in 1949 by 12 countries, including the US, Canada, Italy, and France, to provide collective security against the Soviet Union.

Latest World News Headlines

Explosions In Ukraine As Concerns Mount Over Suffering Civilians – August 4, 2022

Iran has installed three IR-6 centrifuges at enrichment plant – August 4, 2022

U.S. to sell Patriot missiles to Saudi Arabia in deal worth $3 billion – August 3, 2022

U.S. State Department Posts ‘Worldwide Caution’ Warning to Travelers Following Death of Bin Laden’s Successor – August 3, 2022

Iran, US, EU envoys heading to Vienna as nuclear talks expected to resume – August 3, 2022

Iceland: Volcano erupts near key Keflavik airport – August 3, 2022

Putin: NATO Expansion, US Oceans Policy Are Top Threats to Russia’s Security – August 2, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Israel: Archaeologists begin dig where Biblical Joshua is believed to be buried

Israeli archaeologists have begun excavating a site in the West Bank that is believed to be where the Biblical Joshua lived and was buried, the Jerusalem Post reports. Known as Khirbet Tibnah, the excavation site is located in southwest Samaria and is believed to have been inhabited from the Bronze Age until the beginning of the Ottoman rule.

Joint Israeli-Italian F-35 drill signifies key milestone in IAF’s international cooperation

The “Lightning Shield” international exercise involving F-35s from the Israeli and Italian air forces, held in late July in Israel, marked a significant moment in Israel’s military cooperation with partners, an IAF source has said.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Top Islamic Jihad official threatens to attack center of Israel – August 3, 2022

US Army ‘Successfully’ Tests Israel’s Iron Dome in Live Fire Interception – August 2, 2022

Lapid to hold security meeting following arrest of Islamic Jihad leader – August 2, 2022

In apparent warning to Iran, PM says Israel has ‘other capabilities’ – August 1, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Biden Signs Pro-Abortion Executive Order, Defying Church

U.S. President Joe Biden signed a new executive order on Wednesday that he said aims “to protect access to reproductive healthcare” after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the constitutional right to abortion.

Abortion Victory in Kansas Stuns Pro-Lifers, Sparks Fears of Abortion Haven

It was a surprise setback for the pro-life movement in Kansas. Voters in the state rejected a ballot measure Tuesday that would have allowed the GOP-controlled legislature to tighten restrictions on abortion or ban it outright.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Household debt exceeds $16 trillion in second quarter of 2022 – August 3, 2022

Christian Flag to be Raised at Boston City Hall Wednesday Following Supreme Court First Amendment Ruling – August 3, 2022

Senate votes to let Sweden, Finland join NATO – August 3, 2022

President Biden signs executive order to collect data, cover travel expenses for women seeking abortions – August 3, 2022

Growing Number of California Cities Declare Monkeypox an ‘Emergency’ – August 3, 2022

Company to pay millions to employees over denying religious exemptions to COVID-19 shots – August 2, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Nigeria: Four children among seven Christians murdered

As the slaughter of Christians in Nigeria continues, four children were among seven Christians murdered by suspected Fulani jihadists in Nigeria’s Plateau state on Sunday, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Nigeria ranked number one in the world last year for Christians murdered by Islamic terrorists on account of their faith.

Nigeria: Islamic militants murder pastors and kidnap congregants from Evangelical Church Winning All denomination

Fulani militants and other Muslim extremists have murdered six pastors and kidnapped 27 congregants from Nigeria’s Evangelical Church Winning All this year alone, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

Florida Christian school sues Biden administration of same-sex marriage stance

A Christian school in Florida is suing the Biden administration after being told it may lose federal funding for its school lunch program if it continues to publicly insist that marriage is only legitimate between one man and one woman, Christian Headlines (CH) reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

US: Catholic school entitled to fire employee who entered same-sex marriage, appeals court rules – August 2, 2022

Christian university sues Washington state to preserve anti-LGBTQ hiring practices – August 2, 2022

China: Jailed Christian pastor awaits sentencing for holding worship service – August 2, 2022

Burkina Faso: Christians increasingly harassed by Islamic extremists – August 2, 2022

Vietnam Christians face severe persecution – August 1, 2022

Syria: Two killed in terrorist attack on church – August 1, 2022

Nepal: Pastor sentenced to a year in jail for alleged forced conversions – August 1, 2022

This news was taken in whole or part from Worthy News Ministries

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