News from this Week 8/10/22

Trump Condemns FBI Raid As Political Witch-Hunt Continues Former U.S. President Donald J. Trump, who may seek re-election, has condemned the search of his Florida estate by America’s principal law enforcement agency as a political witch-hunt.

Ukraine’s Vows To Retake Crimea After Deadly Blasts

Ukraine’s president vowed late Tuesday that his country would retake the Crimea peninsula occupied by Russia after blasts there rocked a military base, killing one person.

Biden Signs U.S. Ratification Document On NATO Membership For Sweden, Finland

U.S. President Joe Biden has signed ratification documents endorsing bids by Finland and Sweden to join NATO.

Latest World News Headlines

Russia halts U.S. inspections of its nuclear arsenals – August 9, 2022

Russia successfully launches Iranian satellite – August 9, 2022

Europe’s drought on course to be worst for 500 years, European Commission researcher warns – August 9, 2022

EU puts forth ‘final’ text to resurrect Iran nuclear deal – August 9, 2022

New Iran deal may be possible, top officials say – August 8, 2022

China announces extension of military drills around Taiwan – August 8, 2022

UN Chief Fears “Nuclear Suicide” In Ukraine – August 8, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Israel: ‘Third Of Palestinians Killed By Errant Rockets’ (Video)

At least nearly one-third of Palestinians who died in the latest fighting between Israel and Gaza Strip militants died due to errant rockets fired by the Palestinian side, Israel’s military says.

Hezbollah threatens September attack, ‘ready for all options’

Hezbollah’s Secretary-General Hasan Nasrallah has threatened to attack Israel in September for the fourth time in recent weeks, saying it “has to be ready for all options.”

Latest Israel News Headlines

IDF says it ‘significantly’ damaged Islamic Jihad during Gaza operation – August 9, 2022

After mediating Gaza ceasefire, Egypt sees envoy berate Israel at Security Council – August 8, 2022

Israeli archaeologist find where the Romans breached Jerusalem’s walls – August 8, 2022

Official: Israel could face funding crunch to replenish Iron Dome interceptors – August 8, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

President Biden signs CHIPS act into law, aiming to boost U.S. competitiveness with China

President Joe Biden signed a $280 billion bill on Tuesday that aims to help the U.S. compete with China by investing billions into domestic semiconductor production.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Christian school fights to pray over loudspeaker at games, cites Supreme Court ruling – August 9, 2022

DOJ Under Pressure to Explain ‘Unprecedented’ FBI Raid on the Home of a Former President – August 9, 2022

Christian school keeps school lunch funding despite refusing Biden admin’s Title IX expansion – August 8, 2022

‘Dark Times’: Trump Slams FBI Raid at His Mar-a-Lago Home as a Political Assault – August 8, 2022

Senate passes Inflation Reduction Act after all-night vote series – August 7, 2022

‘A historic event,’ Death Valley sees almost a year’s worth of rain within three hours – August 7, 2022

Dems Poised To Make IRS Larger Than Pentagon, State Department, FBI, and Border Patrol Combined – August 7, 2022

Breaking Christian News

China: Two church leaders remain in prison after arrest for attending Gospel event

A preacher and church coworker from the heavily persecuted Xuncheng Reformed Church in China’s Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, are still in jail after being arrested in November for “illegally” traveling to Malaysia to attend a Christian conference, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

Christian Genocide in Nigeria

The ongoing slaughter of Christians in Nigeria at the hands of Islamic extremists meets the established international standards for genocide, the Colson Center reports. The International Christian Concern advocacy group reported in 2020 that between 50,000 to 70,000 Christians have been killed by Islamic terrorists; the Open Doors USA advocacy group reported this year that one Nigerian Christian is killed for their faith every two hours, 13 a day, 372 a month.

Uganda: Pentecostal pastor in fear for his life after death threats from Muslim extremists

A pastor who oversees Pentecostal churches in Uganda’s Kiboga district is in fear for his life and the lives of his family and congregation after he received credible death threats from Islamic extremists, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

China: House church fined over $5 million – August 9, 2022

Mozambique: Islamic State behead two Christians – August 8, 2022

India: Six Christian women arrested, imprisoned – August 8, 2022

Nigeria: Four children among seven Christians murdered – August 4, 2022

Nigeria: Islamic militants murder pastors and kidnap congregants from Evangelical Church Winning All denomination – August 3, 2022

Florida Christian school sues Biden administration of same-sex marriage stance – August 3, 2022

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

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