News from this Week 11/9/22

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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 9/7/22

Nuclear deal with Iran off the table for time being, US has indicated to Israel

A new nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is off the table and will not be signed in the foreseeable future, The Times of Israel’s sister site Zman Yisrael has learned. This is the message that was conveyed to Prime Minister Yair Lapid in his recent conversations with US President Joe Biden and other administration officials.

Suspect In Canada Mass Killings Found Dead; Other Attacker Still Running

One of the two men suspected of carrying out a massacre within an indigenous community in western Canada has been found dead, police confirmed.

Britain’s New PM Liz Truss Facing Unrest

Liz Truss became Britain’s prime minister on Tuesday after Queen Elizabeth II asked her to form a government as the nation faces its biggest challenges in years.

Latest World News Headlines

Europe’s Largest Nuclear Power Plant Of Grid As Fire Raises Concerns – September 7, 2022

Somalia is facing catastrophic deadly famine, UN says – September 5, 2022

Liz Truss Britain’s Next Prime Minister Amid Recession Fears – September 5, 2022

Dutch Minister Resigns Over Nitrogen Rallies – September 5, 2022

Court Deals Blow To Russian Press By Revoking Novaya Gazeta Print License – September 5, 2022

Iran says it’s considering purchase of advanced Sukhoi Su-35 jets from Russia – September 5, 2022

Kenya’s Supreme Court Confirms William Ruto As Presidential Winner – September 5, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Lapid: Israel will act as it “sees fit” to stop Iran from obtaining nuclear bomb

As the Vienna talks on reviving the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) Iran nuclear agreement appear to have faltered yet again, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid warned Tuesday that Israel will act as it sees fit to thwart Iranian efforts to obtain a nuclear bomb, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.

IDF publishes 2002 intelligence document warning of Syria’s nuclear aspirations

The Israel Defense Forces have published a previously secret intelligence document from 2002, in which the Military Intelligence Directorate warned Syria may be seeking to launch a military nuclear program, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Alleged Israeli airstrikes target Syrian airports for second time in week – September 6, 2022

Israel, US conduct joint missile-defense exercise – September 5, 2022

In signal to Iran, Israeli jets again escort US nuclear-capable bombers through region – September 5, 2022

IDF Has Arrested 1,500 Terror Operatives, ‘Lack of Governance’ By The PA in West Bank to Blame For Violence: Chief of Staff – September 5, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Senate Democrats Could Link Same-Sex Marriage, Gov’t Funding Bills: Source

Democratic leadership in the U.S. Senate could add language protecting gay marriage rights to a stopgap bill to keep the federal government funded in a bid to increase pressure on Republicans to support it, a Democratic source said on Tuesday.

Tropical Storm Earl expected to become hurricane

Tropical Storm Earl is expected to become a hurricane later this week.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Mass Shootings Sweep Democrat-Run Cities During Labor Day Weekend – September 6, 2022

Disney normalizes the occult, distributes animated series centering on 13-year-old daughter of Satan – September 5, 2022

Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Might Cost Up to $1 Trillion – September 5, 2022

Judge Grants Trump Bid for Special Master in Document Search – September 5, 2022

California school district tries to shut down private Christian school over building concern – September 5, 2022

Biden Asks Congress For $11.7 Billion In Additional Funds For Ukraine – September 4, 2022

Battle over ‘In God We Trust’ displays at Texas schools may hinge on state’s First Amendment rights – September 4, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Ireland: Christian teacher jailed for contempt of court following school row over transgender pronouns

A Christian teacher in Ireland has been jailed for contempt of court after being suspended from the school he taught at for refusing to address a transgender student by their preferred pronoun, Christian Today (CT) reports.

Somali pastor violently attacked by father-in-law for leaving Islam

A Somali pastor sustained severe injuries when his Somali father-in-law violently assaulted him last month for refusing to return to Islam, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Somalis believe they are born Muslim, and anyone who leaves Islam can be charged with apostasy and sentenced to death.

Nigeria: Christian man hacked to death at National Youth Service Corps headquarters

A young Christian man serving with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nigeria’s Adamawa state was hacked to death with machetes on August 26 in what is believed to have been a targeted attack, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Philippines Charismatic Pastors Step Up Evangelism In Devastated Mindanao – September 4, 2022

Mozambique: Christians in danger as Islamic terror insurgency continues – September 1, 2022

Uganda: Three former imams face death threats after conversion to Christianity – September 1, 2022

Christian radio station forced out of Ukraine by Zelensky’s anti-Russian language law – August 31, 2022

Nigeria: Christian woman murdered while cleaning her church – August 30, 2022

Somalia: Christians vulnerable as death toll reaches 21 in al-Shabaab attack – August 30, 2022

Nigeria faces ‘sustained campaign to wipe out Christianity’ while government does nothing – August 29, 2022

News from this Week 8/24/22

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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 5/11/22

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

U.S. Warns Ukraine War Will Last Long

United States intelligence officials warned Wednesday that Russia was preparing for a long war in Ukraine and that a victory in the eastern Donbas region may not mean the battle is over.

China surrounds Taiwan for massive invasion ‘rehearsal’ drills

The Chinese military deployed forces all around the island of Taiwan over the weekend in a set of large-scale military drills that one Chinese military analyst called a “rehearsal of possible real action.”

Latest World News Headlines

WHO Pushes Global Pandemic Treaty (Worthy News In-Depth) – May 10, 2022

UN nuclear agency ‘extremely concerned’ by Iranian silence on undeclared sites – May 10, 2022

China says it conducted military exercises near Taiwan – May 9, 2022

Son Dictator Philippines Wins Election – May 9, 2022

Hungary Refuses To Join Oil Embargo; EU Chief Returns Empty-Handed – May 9, 2022

Super Blood moon on May 15 – May 9, 2022

Russia’s President Defends Invasion On Victory Day – May 9, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Knesset reopens with government teetering, opposition seeking to bring it down

The Knesset reopens on Monday for the summer session with the government fighting for survival after losing its majority during the recess and the opposition vowing to bring it down.

Israel: Arab Ra’am party to stay in governing coalition

Israel’s Likud party led by former PM Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday withdrew a bill to dissolve the Knesset after Ra’am leader Mansour Abbas said his Islamist independent Arab party will remain in the governing coalition, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Knesset Committee Greenlights Police Usage of Facial Recognition Software – May 10, 2022

Survey Shows 75% of Israeli Arabs Believe Jews Have No Rights on the Land of Israel – May 10, 2022

Poll: In new elections, coalition parties would sink to just 53 seats – May 10, 2022

Energean makes commercial gas discovery off Israeli coast – May 10, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Senate Democrats fail in effort to codify Supreme Court Roe decision into law

Senate Democrats’ effort to codify Roe v. Wade into federal law failed Wednesday.

Federal Judge Forces Biden Admin To Follow Trump-Era Border Policy For Even Longer

A federal judge granted an extension Wednesday of the temporary order forcing the Biden administration to continue implementing Title 42, the Trump-era public health order used to quickly expel certain migrants.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

House Republicans Demand Answers From CDC Over Reports It Tracked Location Data From Millions Of Americans During COVID-19 Pandemic – May 11, 2022

Leaked SCOTUS opinion on reversing Roe v. Wade renews House Democrats push to ‘pack’ court – May 11, 2022

U.S. overdose deaths hit record 107,000 last year, CDC says – May 11, 2022

U.S. Senate Democrats Put Abortion-Rights Bill to the Test Wednesday – May 11, 2022

Inflation surges higher-than-expected 8.3% in April, near 40-year record – May 11, 2022

UFO debate: House panel to hold public hearing on ‘unidentified aerial phenomena’ – May 10, 2022

Missouri senate passes bill requiring voters to show photo ID – May 10, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Uganda: Muslim extremists kill two Christians in church fire

Two Christians were killed in southern Uganda last Thursday after Muslim extremists set fire to the church building they were praying in, Morning Star News reports.

Nigeria: Islamic State terrorists murder Christians in Borno state, “Where is the outcry?”

The slaughter of Christians by Islamic terrorists in Nigeria continues unabated and, on May 3, eight Christians in Borno state were killed by Islamic State West Africa (ISWAP) militants, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Nigeria: Two children among eight Christians murdered by Islamic militants– May 10, 2022

Sudan: Christian couple face 100 lashes following husband’s conversion – May 10, 2022

Algeria: Court reduces fine but retains suspended prison sentence for 11 Christians – May 10, 2022

Iran: Another Christian woman imprisoned for involvement in house church – May 9, 2022

China Bans Popular Christian Website In Crackdown – May 8, 2022

India: 18 Christians jailed after closed case is reopened – May 8, 2022

NYC church swarmed by pro-abortion protesters: ‘I’m killing the babies’ – May 8, 2022

Thousands Of Myanmar Christians Flee To India – May 5, 2022