News from this Week 11/9/22

Breaking World News

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

U.S. Talks With Russia Over Nuclear Escalation (Worthy News Radio)

The United States says it has talked with high-level Russian officials to prevent the armed conflict in Ukraine from escalating into nuclear warfare. Tuesday’s announcement comes after Ukraine said it would not negotiate with Russian President Vladimir Putin following reports that Washington asked Kyiv to signal it is open to peace.

Massive Outages As Kyiv Fears More Russian Strikes (Worthy News Radio)

Authorities urged residents in Ukraine’s capital to make plans to leave after the president warned of more Russian air strikes that could cut off Kyiv’s power supplies.

19 Killed In Tanzania’s Worst Plane Crash In Decades

At least 19 people died when a passenger plane crashed into Lake Victoria in Tanzania on Sunday as it approached the airport, the country’s prime minister said.

Latest World News Headlines

Major conflict with China ‘is coming,’ outgoing Strategic Command chief warns – November 8, 2022Russia Says US ‘Lowering Nuclear Threshold’ With New Atomic Bomb (Worthy News In-Depth) – November 8, 2022Thousands Surround Hungary’s TV Complex – November 8, 2022Dutch Police Intervene In ‘Conspiracy Protest’ – November 8, 2022Ukraine: ‘Russia looting Kherson homes ahead of battle’ – November 8, 2022North Korea Says Missile Launches Were ‘Simulated Strikes’ On U.S., South Korea – November 6, 2022Green Activists Storm Amsterdam Airport; ‘Medical Flight Endangered’ – November 6, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Mysterious strikes in Syria hit fuel convoy from Iraq; Iranians killed

Late night airstrikes in eastern Syria along the border with Iraq targeted Iran-backed militiamen, inflicting casualties, Syrian opposition activists said Wednesday. According to two paramilitary officers in Iraq, some of those killed in the attack were Iranian nationals.

Israel joins Mideast nations, including Iraq, Lebanon, to agree on climate action

Israel’s environmental protection minister attended a regional meeting Tuesday alongside Iraqi and Lebanese leaders at the global climate conference taking place in Egypt, the minister’s office said, where the group pledged to work together to tackle climate change.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Abraham Accords’ lasting impact may be eventual peace between Israel and Saudis: ex-ambassador – November 8, 2022Major new gas deposit discovered off Israeli coast – November 7, 2022Netanyahu starts coalition negotiations with bloc leaders – November 6, 2022IDF to hold a military exercise in northern Israel – November 6, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Republicans Seek To Take Congress As Christians Pray

U.S. Senate incumbents, including Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and senior Republican John Thune, won re-election in Tuesday’s U.S. midterm elections during heightened political and social turmoil.

Abortion-Related Ballot Measures: A Disheartening Night For Pro-Life Americans

While abortion was indirectly on the ballot for many voters across the nation in Tuesday’s midterm election, it was also the subject of specific ballot measures in five states – with results disappointing for pro-lifers.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Nail-biter: Control of Senate hangs in the balance – November 9, 2022Less than a third of Americans believe Bible should determine right and wrong – November 8, 2022Attacks on pro-life centers far outnumber those on abortion clinics, report shows – November 8, 2022Republicans, Democrats File Over 100 Lawsuits in Run-up to Midterms – November 8, 2022Biden: ‘Give Me Two More Democrats in the Senate and…We’re Going to Codify Roe v. Wade’ – November 8, 2022DOJ will monitor polls in 24 states to ensure voting law compliance – November 7, 2022Judge blocks New York’s ban on carrying guns in places of worship – November 6, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Jailed Canadian Pastor acquitted of breaching COVID-19 restrictions on church services

A pastor in Canada who was jailed for breaching COVID-19 restrictions on in-person worship services was acquitted this week of charges that he violated public health orders, the Christian Post (CP) reports.

Indonesia: Two government officials sign Islamist petition to block church building, violation of Indonesian constitution

In an apparent violation of Indonesia’s constitutional protection of religious freedom, two local officials in Java Island joined forces with Islamist organizations to block the construction of a Christian church building, the Christian Post (CP) reports.

Church of England Evangelicals reject Bishop’s proposal to allow blessing of same-sex marriages

Church of England Evangelicals have rejected a theological essay published by the Bishop of Oxford which argues Anglican clergy should be able to bless and marry same-sex couples if they choose, the Christian Post (CP) reports. The Church of England does not allow the blessing of civil partnerships or the marrying of same-sex couples.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Nigeria: Islamic militants murder 15 Christians, including community leaders, in Plateau state – November 8, 2022India: Off-duty police officer among Hindu mob attacking Christian prayer meeting – November 8, 2022Hungary’s Premier Awarded For Supporting Persecuted Christians – November 3, 2022Two Christians suddenly released from jail after convictions for leading churches – November 3, 2022US Christian organization delivers 225,000 children’s Bibles to North Macedonia – November 2, 2022Nigeria: Slaughter of Christians continues – November 1, 2022

News from this Week 9/14/22

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

U.S. considers China sanctions to deter Taiwan action, Taiwan presses EU

The United States is considering options for a sanctions package against China to deter it from invading Taiwan, with the European Union coming under diplomatic pressure from Taipei to do the same, according to sources familiar with the discussions.

Charles III Declared King; Britain’s Queen Buried On Sep. 19

Queen Elizabeth II will be buried on September 19, the Royal Family announced, shortly after Charles III was publicly declared the new monarch.

Russia Admits Defeat In Key Areas Of Ukraine

Russia has admitted losing control over key cities in Ukraine’s north-eastern Kharkiv region, in what some military experts see as a potential breakthrough in the war. The comments came after Ukraine’s president said the Ukrainian gains are part of a significant counter-offensive against Russia.

LATEST WORLD NEW HEADLINES

Ukraine Discovers ‘Tortured Bodies’ In Recaptured Territories – September 12, 2022

Queen Coffin Taken Amid Funeral Controversy In Britain – September 12, 2022

Iran Unveils Drone Designed For ‘Attacking Haifa, Tel Aviv’ – September 12, 2022

German Chancellor urges Iran to sign new Iran deal – September 12, 2022

‘Nuclear deal will be delayed at least until after US midterm elections’ – September 11, 2022

Tsunami Warning After Powerful Earthquake Hits Papua New Guinea – September 11, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Gantz: Iran has hundreds of new centrifuges that can enrich uranium to high levels

Iran’s financing and support for terror proxies is the foremost cause of instability in the Middle East, and the country’s nuclear program could spark a regional arms race, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Monday.

Mossad head: Nuclear deal won’t give Iran ‘immunity’ from Israeli operations

Mossad chief David Barnea on Monday said Israel would not participate in the “charade” of a renewed nuclear deal between world powers and Iran, and warn that the emerging agreement would “not provide immunity” for Tehran from the spy agency’s operations.

Breaking U.S. News

Ken Starr, US Prosecutor In Clinton-Lewinsky Case, Dies At 76

Starr passed away Tuesday at Baylor St Luke’s medical center in Houston of complications from surgery, his family said.

Navy wants new destroyer with lasers, hypersonic missiles

The U.S. Navy’s workhorse destroyer went into production more than 30 years ago, when Tom Stevens was a young welder.

VP Harris Promotes Abortion at National Baptist Convention

Vice President Kamala Harris used her speech at the 142nd annual National Baptist Convention in Houston, Texas, on Thursday to push abortion rights, saying that women should have the freedom “to make decision about their own bodies.”

BREAKING US NEWS

Senate Republicans look to protect Americans earning less than $400k from IRS audits – September 13, 2022

Faculty, students sue Christian school over LGBTQ hiring ban – September 12, 2022

DOJ open to one of Trump’s special master candidates – September 12, 2022

400-Plus Republican Officials Sign Letter Backing Gay Marriage – September 12, 2022

Fauci: ‘We don’t have time to do a clinical trial’ for updated COVID-19 boosters (Video) – September 11, 2022

Gun, ammunition purchases by credit card will be coded – September 11, 2022

Breaking Christian News

India: Supreme Court orders government to investigate and establish facts in reported attacks on Christians

In a move welcomed by Christian human rights advocates, India’s Supreme Court has ordered the Hindu nationalist government to investigate and establish the facts on the reported cases of Christians being attacked over 500 times last year, Christian Today (CT) reports.

Nigeria: Fulani state governor admits Islamic terrorists have taken control in Kaduna

As Christians in Nigeria continue to be slaughtered by Fulani and other Muslim extremist militants, the controversial governor of Kaduna state Nasir El-Rufai has been forced to admit that Islamic terrorists have an even stronger hold on his part of Nigeria than when he took office seven years ago, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

BREAKING CHRISTIAN NEWS

China: Christian online content now heavily restricted – September 13, 2022

Libya Court Sentences Christian To Death – September 12, 2022

Indonesia: Authorities deny church building permit in ‘unconstitutional’ move against religious freedom – September 12, 2022

Uganda: 5 evangelist-church planters murdered by Islamic extremists – September 12, 2022

Sudan Dismisses Apostasy Charges Against Christians, But Concerns Remain – September 11, 2022

Church Rush To Pakistan’s Flooded Christian Slums – September 11, 2022

News from this Week 8/24/22

Breaking World News

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

Biden Pledges Nearly $3 Billion To Ukraine In Largest U.S. Military Aid Package Yet

U.S. President Joe Biden has announced nearly $3 billion in new U.S. military aid for Kyiv as Ukraine marked its independence day six months after Russia invaded the country.

US carries out airstrikes on Iran-backed forces in Syria

The US military on Tuesday carried out a series of airstrikes on Iran-backed forces in Syria, emphasizing these were conducted solely to protect American troops in the region and not to escalate tensions, the Washington Examiner reports.

UN General Assembly moves closer to adopting resolution declaring abortion a ‘human right’

Delegates at the United Nations General Assembly are finalizing negotiations on a resolution that would require all U.N. agencies to declare abortion a human right, reportedly due to pressure from the European Union and the Biden administration.

Latest World News Headlines

Drought inflicting ‘severe impacts’ on EU energy production, as Putin tightens squeeze on gas – August 23, 2022

Nuclear deal moves closer as US says Iran has ‘finally crossed the Rubicon’ – August 23, 2022

Iran suffers another blow as IRGC officer killed in Syria – August 23, 2022

Russia Blames Ukraine For Killing Putin Ally’s Daughter – August 22, 2022

US buys massive shipment of Ukrainian grain for poor countries, other rich countries must follow suit, says WFP chief – August 22, 2022

Ukraine Suspected Of Drone Attack In Crimea – August 22, 2022

Iran must answer to IAEA probe, US says – August 22, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Israeli warplanes entered Iranian airspace undetected

Israeli fighter planes have entered Iran’s airspace multiple times in recent months without being detected by either Iranian or Russian radar, the Jerusalem Post reports. The news that Israeli Air Force F-35 stealth planes had penetrated Iranian airspace in the last two months was reported by the Saudi media outlet Elaph.

Lavrov condemns ‘dangerous’ Israeli strikes in Syria, as relations with Russia sour

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday condemned “dangerous” Israeli missile strikes in Syria, underscoring the growing chill in Moscow-Jerusalem relations, which have been increasingly strained since Russia invaded Ukraine.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Gantz heads to US, vowing Israel will do ‘everything it can’ to sway Iran deal – August 23, 2022

Gantz cites parts of Jerusalem as ‘possible’ Palestinian capital – August 22, 2022

Hezbollah Attack on Israel Gas Field May Spark War With Lebanon, Israel’s Defense Head Warns – August 22, 2022

As deal looms, Lapid tells Macron Israel ‘will do everything’ to avert nuclear Iran – August 22, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Biden announces cancellation of student debt

President Biden responded to pressure from progressives on Wednesday by canceling $10,000 in student debt for borrowers who earn less than $125,000 per year and $20,000 in debt for those who received Pell Grants.

California county saw 70% of criminal suspects released on $0 bail commit new crimes: DA

A California district attorney has found that more than 70% of criminal suspects released on $0 bail between 2020 and 2021 in his county committed new crimes.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

‘Once in a Thousand Years’: Dallas Deluged by Massive Rainfall, Flooding – August 23, 2022

Nearly 2 million students have left public schools since 2020: report – August 23, 2022

US new home sales plunge for sixth straight month to lowest level since 2016 – August 23, 2022

America’s Top Doctor Fauci Resigns After Controversies – August 22, 2022

Judge Reinhart formally rejects DOJ argument to keep Trump affidavit sealed, calls raid ‘unprecedented’ – August 22, 2022

Durham loses key prosecutor in case against source of anti-Trump dossier as trial looms – August 22, 2022

‘In God We Trust’: Texas Law Requiring Public Schools Display National Motto Draws Backlash – August 22, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Church in Afghanistan is growing amid harsh conditions

The house church movement in Afghanistan is slowly growing, despite a surrounding environment of brutal tribalism and Islamic extremist violence that forces evangelism and worship to be carried out in secret, Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) reports.

China: House churches raided, leaders taken away

Chinese authorities raided four house churches this month, taking their leaders away for questioning on false allegations, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

Nigeria: Secular High Court upholds death penalty for blasphemy

In a move that has caused severe consternation among rights groups, the secular High Court in Nigeria’s Kano state has upheld a recent death sentence given by a Sharia court to a man accused of blasphemy, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Controversially, Kano is one of 12 northern Nigerian states whose legal system operates under both the secular Nigerian penal code and the Islamic Sharia law.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Young Children Of Late Deacon Killed In Sudan – August 24, 2022

DRC: 17 Christians murdered by Islamic State-affiliated terrorists – August 24, 2022

Pakistan: Couple escape to Europe after years on death row for blasphemy – August 24, 2022

Evangelist Burnt To Death In India – August 23, 2022

China: Evangelical pastor sentenced to imprisonment for holding worship services – August 23, 2022

31 United Methodist conservative churches want to leave denomination immediately over LGBTQ issues – August 23, 2022

Conservatives split from Australian Anglican church over LGBTQ issues – August 22, 2022

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

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*Podcast* Leviticus Chapter 1- A Shadow of Things to Come

Today we began the study into the first chapter in the third book of the Bible, and talk about how the sacrificial system was a shadow of things to come.

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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

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News from this Week 7/27/22

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Adviser To Hungary’s Premier Quits Over ‘Pure Nazi Speech’

The longtime top adviser of Hungary’s hardline nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has resigned over a “pure Nazi speech” in which he spoke out against becoming a “mixed race.”

IAEA chief: Iran’s nuclear program is galloping ahead, we have very limited visibility

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Rafael Grossi warned on Friday that Iran’s nuclear program is “galloping ahead” and his agency has very limited visibility on what is happening.

EU Agrees To Reduce Gas Consumption Despite Hungary’s Objections – July 26, 2022

As NATO Grows, China and Russia Seek to Bring Iran, Saudi Arabia Into Fold – July 26, 2022

Japanese volcano Sakurajima erupts triggering alert level 5 – July 26, 2022

Russia’s Gazprom says it’s cutting gas to Nord Stream to 20% of capacity – July 26, 2022

Wheat Prices Up Sharply After Strike On Odesa, Despite Moscow Denying Impact Of Attack – July 26, 2022

Myanmar’s Military Executes Four Activists – July 26, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Israeli scientists discover method to accurately predict major earthquakes

Israeli scientists have published a study detailing a method by which a major earthquake can be predicted with 80% accuracy 48 hours before it strikes, the Jerusalem Post reports. Devastating, deadly earthquakes have occurred in all parts of the world, including the Far East and Europe, and are not confined to specific regions.

Israel says Russians fired at its jets over Syria in May in ‘one-off’

Israel said on Tuesday that its military jets came under Russian anti-aircraft fire over Syria in May but they missed their target, describing the confrontation as a “one-off incident”.

Latest Israel News Headlines

‘All of Israel’s gas fields are under threat’: Nasrallah in fresh threat over offshore rigs – July 26, 2022

‘No one knows what Putin wants,’ say Israeli officials as rift with Russia deepens – July 26, 2022

Multiple Russian-Jewish organizations sent warnings by Russian gov’t – July 26, 2022

Syria says Israeli airstrikes near Damascus kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 – July 24, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Biden administration plans ID cards for unauthorized immigrants

The Biden administration is hoping to roll out a pilot scheme that would provide unauthorized immigrants with temporary ID cards while they await a decision on their immigration cases, Axios reports. The government will seek Congressional approval for the plan before the midterm elections in November.

22 states sue to stop Biden administration from linking school lunches to gender-identity agenda

Twenty-two Republican attorneys general sued Tuesday to block the Agriculture Department’s newly announced guidance making student-lunch funds contingent on enforcing the Biden administration’s gender-identity agenda.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Democrats introduce bill to enact term limits for Supreme Court justices – July 26, 2022

ICE developing program to give ID cards to illegal immigrants, as border crisis rages – July 26, 2022

Fed set to impose another big rate hike to fight inflation – July 26, 2022

Kansans to vote on removing abortion protections from state constitution – July 26, 2022

Judge rules life beginning at conception is a ‘distinctly Christian’ idea, blocks Kentucky abortion ban – July 26, 2022

Protesters Gather Outside Indiana Statehouse While Lawmakers Debate Abortion Ban – July 26, 2022

House Intelligence Committee member warns DNA testing could lead to targeted bioweapons – July 24, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Four Baptist Christians Facing Death Hiding In Sudan

Four members of the Sudanese Baptist Church in western Sudan’s Central Darfur state are in hiding amid concerns they may be executed after the men were released on bail, Worthy News learned Monday.

UK: Christian fired for “hate speech” against gay community files suit against employer

A Christian mayoral candidate in the UK is suing her employer for wrongful dismissal after she was fired for spreading “hate speech” by including her belief in traditional Christian marriage in her election campaign leaflet, CBN News reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Uganda: Pentecostal Christian murdered by Islamic extremists – July 26, 2022

Canada: Pastor wins appeal against conviction for defying COVID-19 orders – July 26, 2022

Evangelist Graham Urges Prayers For Corona Suffering President Biden – July 24, 2022

Iran: Christian converts convicted of house-church membership – July 21, 2022

68 Christians Killed In Nigeria State – July 20, 2022

UK: Charges dismissed against elderly woman arrested for praying outside abortion clinic – July 20, 2022

Over 100 Florida churches file suit against United Methodist Church over LGBTQ stance – July 20, 2022

News from this Week 7/20/22

Breaking World News

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Ukraine’s President Appoints New Security Chief After Battle Losses

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed a new security official as acting head of the domestic spy agency after two top officials amid allegations of treason. It comes as the death toll rises as Russia’s military attempts to capture the entire eastern Donbas region, Ukraine’s industrial heartland.

WHO: COVID triples across Europe, hospitalizations double

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that coronavirus cases have tripled across Europe in the past six weeks, accounting for nearly half of all infections globally. Hospitalization rates have also doubled, although intensive care admissions have remained low.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Praises Putin For Acting in Ukraine to Stop ‘Dangerous’ NATO

NATO is a “dangerous entity” which, if allowed, would continue to expand with no limits, Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday.

Latest World News Headlines

G20 Finance Summit ends without joint communique – July 18, 2022

Russia using mercenary group Wagner to reinforce Ukraine frontlines, UK says – July 18, 2022

Khamenei adviser says Iran ‘capable of building nuclear bomb’ – July 18, 2022

Putin, Erdogan head to Iran for talks on Syria, future of Middle East – July 18, 2022

US and Israel want to unite Middle East against Iran, but Iraq could pose a problem – July 17, 2022

US, Saudi Arabia agree on stopping Iran getting nuclear weapons – July 17, 2022

France’s Macron Suffers Vaccination Defeat – July 16, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Israel Warns Lebanon Over Hezbollah ‘Aggression’

Prime Minister Yair Lapid and Defense Minister Benny Gantz warned Lebanon on Tuesday (July 19) that “aggression” by the country’s Iranian proxy, Hezbollah, will not be tolerated.

IDF chief Kohavi warns Israel might be required to act against Iran

In a clear warning to Iran, IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kohavi said that the military is preparing for the possibility that it would have to act against Iran’s nuclear program.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Normalization with Israel only if two-state solution reached, Saudi FM says – July 17, 2022

In Bethlehem, Biden pledges to keep up efforts for Israel Palestine peace – July 17, 2022

Biden: Saudi Arabia Opens Airspace For Israel; Tensions Remain Over Murder Journalist – July 16, 2022

US has clinched deal with Saudis for normalization steps toward Israel – July 14, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

California: School district postpones planned vote on putting Planned Parenthood clinic at high school following large protest

California’s Norwalk-LaMirada Unified School District had planned to vote Monday on whether to install a Planned Parenthood clinic at one of its high schools, but the plan was postponed after a large group of parents and anti-abortion demonstrators held a protest outside the board meeting on the same day, Newsweek reports.

US federal government received nearly $4 trillion in record tax income this fiscal year

The US federal government collected a record $3,835,390,000,000 in total taxes in the first nine months of this fiscal year, the new Monthly Treasury Statement of Receipts and Outlays of the United States Government (MTS) reports. The Fiscal Year-to-Date (FYTD) budget deficit through June was $515 billion, a $1.723 trillion (-77%) decrease from the same period last year.

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House Passes Same-Sex Marriage Bill, Backed by 47 Republicans – July 19, 2022

US Marine Corps successfully tests Iron Dome-based air defense – July 19, 2022

House Democrats push bill to add four seats to Supreme Court – July 19, 2022

Judge blocks Biden admin’s transgender school bathroom rule, athletes – July 18, 2022

Supreme Court’s religious liberty rulings give new life to legal battle for gay-marriage opponent – July 18, 2022

Several Killed In Indiana Mall Shooting – July 17, 2022

Trump-appointed judge blocks Biden administration’s Title IX protections for transgender students – July 17, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Poll: Majority of Americans believe religious liberty is declining in US

A new poll by Lifeway Research has found that 54% of Americans believe religious liberty is declining in the US, and 59% believe that tolerance of Christianity specifically is declining, CBN News reports. The poll found that evangelical believers are more likely (74%) to say religious liberty is declining than those who are not evangelical (48%).

Three US states allow doctors to refuse to carry out medical procedures against their faith

The Republican-led US states of South Carolina, Arkansas, and Ohio now have laws in place allowing doctors to refuse to carry out certain medical procedures against their religious beliefs, Christianity Today (CT) reports. The religious conscience protection laws affect practices related to gender transition, end-of-life care, contraception, and abortion.

Egypt: Muslim extremists attack Christian homes after government approves church

Enraged Muslim extremists in Egypt attacked the homes of many Coptic Christians in Luxor governate last month, after the government formally recognized the Church of Michael the Archangel, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

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Prison ministry disciples inmates through its own created app – July 18, 2022

Nigeria Leaders Pray After Kidnappings Priests – July 18, 2022

China Bans Christians From Platforms – July 17, 2022

Brazil, Hungary Support Persecuted Christians, Attack LGBTQ Activism – July 16, 2022

US Jails Danish Evangelist For Weapons Smuggling – July 14, 2022

18 Priests Kidnapped, 3 Killed In Nigeria – July 12, 2022

Washington DC: Arson, vandalism at three churches on one street – July 12, 2022

News from this Week-7/6/22

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

Britain’s Johnson In Crisis As Ministers Resign

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced mounting pressure to resign Tuesday after the finance and health ministers stepped down to protest his leadership style.

Hungary Hosts Religious Jews Fleeing Ukraine

Hungary will host hundreds of religious Jewish refugees from Ukraine who require kosher food, a rabbi says.

Iran: Five dead, dozens injured in magnitude 6.1 earthquake

Five people were killed and 49 others injured when a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Iran’s coastal province of Hormozgan on Saturday, Reuters reports. The region was struck again a short while later by two further earthquakes of over 6.0 magnitude.

Latest World News Headlines

Ukraine: Russia gunning for Donetsk following capture of Luhansk – July 5, 2022

Iran, Russia, China To Run War Drills in Latin America – July 5, 2022

Russian Lawmaker Proposes Declaring U.S. ‘Terrorist State’ – July 5, 2022

Pope Francis Denies Resignation Reports; Wants To Visit Moscow, Kyiv – July 4, 2022

US and Iran likely to try reviving nuke talks after Biden Mideast trip – July 4, 2022

Russia Strikes Massive Oil Reserve In Arctic As War Sends Barrel Price Skyrocketing – July 4, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Hezbollah launches drones toward Israeli gas platform, move criticized by Lebanese government

The IDF on Saturday shot down three drones launched by Iran-backed Lebanese terror group Hezbollah toward an Israeli gas platform, the Washington Times reports.

Gantz: Iran’s maritime activity in Red Sea is ‘most significant’ in a decade

Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Tuesday revealed satellite images he said showed the “most significant” Iranian military maritime activity in the Red Sea in a decade.

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Russia demands Israel unconditionally cease its ‘unacceptable’ Syria airstrikes – July 4, 2022

Presbyterian Church Declares Israel’ Apartheid State’ Resembling Nazi-Germany – July 4, 2022

Biden: Visit is meant to integrate Israel in the region – July 1, 2022

Israel’s New PM Facing Security Challenges – July 1, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

U.S. military’s newest weapon against China and Russia: Hot air

The high-altitude inflatables, flying at between 60,000 and 90,000 feet, would be added to the Pentagon’s extensive surveillance network and could eventually be used to track hypersonic weapons.

Justice Department sues Arizona over citizenship voter ID requirements

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Arizona challenging its law that requires proof of citizenship for residents to vote in presidential elections.

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Attacks against police skyrocketing across the country; 178 officers shot so far this year – July 5, 2022

6 Killed In Shooting At Chicago Independence Parade – July 4, 2022

Abortion criminalized again in Texas following state Supreme Court intervention – July 4, 2022

Democratic Senators introduce to bill to “crack down” on pro life crisis pregnancy centers – July 4, 2022

US Police Killed Black Man; Violence Feared – July 3, 2022

US Supreme Court Backs Biden On Migration – July 1, 2022

US Supreme Court Curbs Government’s Greenhouse Gas Rules – June 30, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Rights Groups Rank Afghanistan Number 1 in the world for Christian Persecution

International Christian persecution watchdog groups have ranked Afghanistan the number one most dangerous country in the world for believers since the Taliban takeover of the country in August 2021, Christian Today reports.

Iran: Five-year sentences for Christians accused of having “deviant beliefs” upheld

Iranian authorities have upheld the five-year prison sentences handed to each of three Christians convicted of “engaging in propaganda” and sharing “deviant beliefs contrary to Holy Sharia law” through practicing their faith at a house church, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Dutch Village Turns To Christ, ‘New Jerusalem,’ Amid Turmoil (Video) – June 30, 2022

Fulani dressed as police kidnap 6 intercessors from Christian center – June 30, 2022

Diverse reactions to reversal of Roe from US Christian Denominations – June 30, 2022

New study shows engaging with the Bible develops hope and resilience – June 29, 2022

Egypt: Christian faces 5 years imprisonment for private social media content that allegedly insults Islam – June 28, 2022

Burkina Faso: Jihadists murder over 100 Christians; UN/EU condemn attack – June 27, 2022

Pakistan: Christian man in prison for 4 years awaiting trial for blasphemy – June 27, 2022

News from this Week-6/29/22

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

Germany Jails 101-Year-Old For Holocaust Crimes

Prosecutors accused the 101-year-old pensioner of involvement in the murders of 3,518 prisoners at the Sachsenhausen camp between 1942 and 1945. Most of those killed were Jews, political prisoners, and other minorities persecuted by the German Nazis at the camp.

NATO expansion on course as Turkey OKs bids for Sweden, Finland

Turkey on Tuesday dropped its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, seemingly clearing the way for the two nations to enter the trans-Atlantic alliance and delivering a major boost to Western solidarity amid the Russia-Ukraine war.

Ukraine’s President Urges G7 To Help Him End War

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has urged the Group of Seven (G7) strongest economies to help him end the war against Russia by the end of the year. Zelensky spoke as Russia fired missiles at the capital Kyiv and other cities, killing and injuring many.

Latest World News Headlines

U.S. strike kills terror leader in Syria– June 27, 2022

NATO to dramatically increase forces on high alert to over 300,000 from 40,000 amid Russia threat – June 27, 2022

Russia defaults on foreign debt for first time since 1918 following sanctions – June 27, 2022

‘Russian Missile Strike Hits Ukraine Shopping Mall With 1,000 Inside’ – June 27, 2022

Russia Hit Ukraine’s Capital, Cities As G7 Gathers – June 27, 2022

Syrian, Russian paratroopers carry out drill in second joint exercise this month – June 26, 2022

U.K. Conservatives lose 2 elections in blow to Boris Johnson – June 26, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Israel, Arab States Seek Peace Expansion

Representatives from Israel, the United States, and Arab allies have discussed “expanding the circle of lasting peace” in the Middle East, officials confirmed.

Israel first in the world to pump desalinated water into natural lake

Israel is about to become the first country ever to pump desalinated water into a freshwater natural lake – the Sea of Galilee – to supply water for drinking and irrigation, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.

Latest Israel News Headlines

World Bank Study: Israel’s advanced communication technology improves job opportunities and economy – June 28, 2022

US says progress made toward elusive Israel-Lebanon maritime border deal – June 27, 2022

Gantz: Israel is building a Middle East air defense alliance against Iran – June 27, 2022

WSJ: Israel, Arab nations held secret US talks on Iran – June 26, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Abortions can resume in Texas after judge blocks pre-Roe v. Wade ban

Abortions can resume in Texas after a judge on Tuesday blocked officials from enforcing a nearly century-old ban the state’s Republican attorney general said was back in effect after the US Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to the procedure nationwide.

50 Dead Migrants Found In Truck In Texas; 3 Detained

The death toll from one of the most fatal human smuggling incidents along the U.S.-Mexico border rose to 50, authorities said Tuesday.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

U.S. appeals court vacates federal vaccine mandate pending additional hearing – June 28, 2022

Reversal of Roe triggers spike in request for abortion pills – June 28, 2022

Judge says New York city can’t let noncitizens vote in city elections – June 27, 2022

Blue Exodus: More Than a Million Democrats Switch to Republican Party – June 27, 2022

Supreme Court Upholds Religious Rights, Vindicates Football Coach Who Was Fired for Praying – June 27, 2022

With tear gas, police disperse abortion protest at Arizona’s State Capitol – June 26, 2022

Downtown LA protests over SCOTUS abortion ruling enter 3rd day – June 26, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Egypt: Christian faces 5 years imprisonment for private social media content that allegedly insults Islam

A Christian man in Egypt is facing five years in prison after being convicted of having posted social media content considered to promote contempt for Islam, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

Pakistan: Christian man in prison for 4 years awaiting trial for blasphemy

A Christian man in Pakistan has been in prison for over four years after an Islamic extremist group accused him of insulting Muhammad in a Facebook post, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

DRC: Jihadists murder 10 Christians; “We only live by God’s mercy” – June 27, 2022

Gunmen Kill 2nd Abducted Priest in Nigeria – June 27, 2022

Nigeria Gunmen Kill Prominent Priest – June 26, 2022

Christian massacres in Nigeria a top topic at global religious freedom summit – June 23, 2022

Ancient Christian relics found under historic church in Iraq – June 22, 2022

Sudan: Christian leaders arrested for singing worship songs – June 21, 2022

India: Hindu nationalist police severely beat up pastor – June 21, 2022