News from this Week 8/17/22

Russia Involved In Military Games In Iran, Raising Concerns

Russia and its allies are involved in military games in Iran when Moscow seeks sophisticated Iranian combat drones for its ongoing invasion of Ukraine, Worthy News monitored.

Iran responds to ‘final’ nuclear talks proposal, after urging US ‘flexibility’

Iran has responded to the European Union’s “final” draft text to revive its 2015 nuclear accord with world powers, according to a European official, after Tehran urged the United States to be flexible in resolving three outstanding issues.

Latest World News Headlines

China’s worst heatwave in 60 years is forcing factories to close – August 16, 2022

U.S. airstrike in Somalia kills 13 al Shabab terrorists: Reports – August 15, 2022

Drones armed with explosives attack US military base in Syria – August 15, 2022

Iran says it will deliver ‘final’ nuclear talks proposal Monday – August 15, 2022

42 Countries Demand Russia Withdraws From Nuclear Site As Battles Rage – August 15, 2022

U.S. Lawmakers In Taiwan After Visit Speaker Pelosi – August 14, 2022

Ukraine’s President Accuses Russia Of Nuclear Blackmail – August 14, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Israel carriers to soon fly to Turkey, official says as ties continue to improve

Israel and Turkey are very close to understandings that will soon allow Israeli airlines to land in the country, a senior Israeli official told Ynet on Monday.

Jerusalem Terror Attack Wounds Eight, Including Five Americans

Less than a week after Israel concluded its Operation Breaking Dawn against the Palestinian Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip, an Arab-Israeli man opened fire on a bus near Jerusalem’s Old City early Sunday, wounding eight, including five Americans.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Israel: Archaeologists find church they believe was built over Biblical Peter’s house-August 16, 2022

IDF says it foiled Hamas attack tunnel with two branches along northern Gaza border – August 15, 2022

Israeli airstrikes in Syria said to hit Iranian targets near Russian naval base – August 15, 2022

Syria says Israeli jets strike near Damascus and Tartus, killing three soldiers – August 14, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

‘Low Caste’ Indians Suffer At US Tech Firms

U.S. tech giants are under pressure to tackle India’s ancient Hindu caste system after several employees said their careers were cut short by their ‘low caste’ backgrounds.

Biden signs $740 billion climate, tax and health care bill into law

President Joe Biden signed a $740 billion spending package into law Tuesday, the final step for the green energy, health care and tax hike bill after months of wrangling and controversy, in particular over the legislation’s hiring of 87,000 new IRS agents to audit Americans.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

California church that was fined over $200K for defying COVID-19 restrictions gets fines dropped – August 16, 2022

Housing starts plunge 9.6%, raising recession fears – August 16, 2022

Judge declines request to block Georgia’s fetal heartbeat law that bans some abortions – August 16, 2022

Ohio churches create taxpayer-funded school, outraging state’s ACLU chapter – August 16, 2022

Gallup: Most Americans oppose vaccine mandates for grade schoolers – August 15, 2022

Idaho Supreme Court allows abortion ban to take effect – August 15, 2022

Health Improving Of Stabbed Author Salman Rushdie – August 15, 2022

Breaking Christian News

US Episcopal Church advocates all forms of gender-affirming treatment for people of all ages

The US Episcopal Church last month passed a resolution advocating access to gender-affirming treatment “in all forms” and for adults and children “of all ages.” The Episcopal Church is a mainline Protestant denomination that is part of the Anglican Communion.

400 Ukrainian Baptist churches have been lost since war with Russia

Around 400 Ukrainian Baptist congregations have been displaced and lost since the beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, Church Leaders reports.

Uganda: Islamic extremists cut off hand of new Christian convert

A Christian convert and father of six in eastern Uganda has had his hand cut off by radicalized Muslim extremists enraged that he and his family had left Islam and had started attending church, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Christians in Uganda are increasingly vulnerable to attacks by Islamic extremists, even though Muslims are a minority group and Christianity is legal in the country.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Afghanistan: Christians facing extreme persecution, need international support – August 17, 2022

Kenya Christians Pray Amid Disputed Election Results – August 16, 2022

Residents in Drought-Stricken States to Face Water Cutbacks as Colorado River Under Serious Threat – August 16, 2022

China: Police raid historical house church in crackdown on Christians – August 15, 2022

Myanmar: Army restricts aid to civilians including Christians – August 15, 2022

India: Pastor severely beaten by police – August 15, 2022

Dozens Killed In Egypt Church Blaze – August 14, 2022

The news on this page was taken in whole or part from Worthy News Ministries.

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