News from this Week 2/2/23

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

Turkey’s push into Iraq risks deeper conflict

Looming over the deserted village of Sararo in northern Iraq, three Turkish military outposts break the skyline, part of an incursion that forced the residents to flee last year after days of shelling.

Iran, Russia to integrate banking systems to bypass Western sanctions

Iran and Russia signed an agreement Sunday to integrate their banking systems to help them skirt Western sanctions.

US accuses Russia of non-compliance with major nuclear arms control treaty

Amid already heightened tensions between the United States and Russia over US military assistance to Ukraine, the US State Department on Tuesday accused Moscow of canceling talks and failing to allow nuclear inspections in compliance with New START, the only nuclear arms control treaty remaining between the two countries, i24NEWS reports.

Latest World News Headlines

Finland Delays Joining NATO at This Time – February 1, 2023

‘Warning sign’: Iran’s military reportedly sending warships to Brazil, Panama Canal in challenge to US – February 1, 2023

Executions Nearly Double In Saudi Arabia – February 1, 2023

Hungary Condemns Ukraine’s ‘Crackdown’ On Ethnic Hungarians – January 31, 2023

90th Anniversary Of Hitler’s Rise To Power Raises Questions About Future (Worthy News Analysis) – January 31, 2023

Russia may end nuclear arms control treaty with US, official says – January 31, 2023

Pakistan Mosque Bomb Blast Kills Over 60 – January 30, 2023

Breaking Israel News

Israel targeting Iranian arms flow to Ukraine, Netanyahu tells CNN

Israel is targeting the production of Iranian weapons that could be sent to Russia for use against Ukraine, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told CNN in an interview aired on Wednesday.

Israel Ready To Mediate Peace In Ukraine

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Tuesday he would consider serving as a peace mediator between Russia and Ukraine if asked and said only a military threat would deter Iran from having nuclear weapons.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Iran threatens Israel over drone attack on weapons facility – January 31, 2023

In 3rd attack in hours, aircraft said to strike Iranian truck on Syria-Iraq border – January 30, 2023

Mossad behind drone strike on Iran factory, U.S. officials say – January 30, 2023

Major offensive in Judea and Samaria may be necessary in 2023 – January 30, 2023

Breaking U.S. News

Iranian Nabbed At U.S. Border on Terror Watch List Arrested

Dozens on the U.S. terror watch list were detained, including 17 in December, at the U.S. southern border with Mexico, officials said Wednesday.

Federal Reserve raises interest rates by 25 basis points

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised interest rates by 25 basis points, issuing an 0.25% hike in line with earlier expectations in a move that signals a rate slowdown in the Fed’s fight against inflation.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

FBI Searching President Biden’s Beach Home For Classified Documents – February 1, 2023

US Satanists Open Ritual Abortion Clinic (Worthy News Investigation) – February 1, 2023

Minnesota: Gov. Walz signs state law permitting abortion at any stage for any reason – February 1, 2023

US Deadly Icy Storm Traps Millions – February 1, 2023

White House: Health Emergency for COVID Is Out. Health Emergency for Abortion Is In. – January 31, 2023

Florida poised to become 26th state that allows permitless carry of guns – January 31, 2023

Facing Drone Strikes, Iran Warns Any U.S. Military Action Means War – January 30, 2023

Breaking Christian News

Nigeria: Christian orphanage director finally acquitted of abduction/forgery charges

The Christian founder of an orphanage in Nigeria’s Kano state has finally been acquitted of abduction and forgery after spending two years in jail pending trial, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

Nigeria: Beloved pastor slaughtered by suspected Islamic State terrorists in Adamawa, “he fought a good fight”

Christian communities in Nigeria’s Adamawa state are deeply mourning the loss of Pastor Jerry Hinjari of Christ Nation International, who was murdered by suspected Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists on Thursday, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. The slaughter of tens of thousands of Christians in Nigeria at the hands of Islamic terrorists has gone unchecked by the Nigerian government and the international community for many years now.

Sudan: Christian ministry team murdered by suspected Islamic extremist

A church pastor was among a ministry team of four Christians who were murdered by suspected Islamic extremists in Sudan last week, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Rights groups have reported worsening conditions for Sudanese believers since the 2021 military coup, which overthrew the transitional government installed after brutal dictator Omar al-Bashir was ousted in 2019.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Iran: Christians under increased persecution, but church is growing – January 30, 2023

Thousands of Christians worldwide were murdered for their faith last year, new report shows – January 30, 2023

Eritrea: 44 Christians arrested, imprisoned for unknown reasons – January 30, 2023

US Hispanic Protestant church is young, growing, effective in evangelism, study shows – January 26, 2023

United Methodist Church loses more than 1,800 congregations over LGBTQ debate, “not a real schism” – January 26, 2023

Hindus Attack Catholic Church In India; Several Injured – January 24, 2023

Nigeria: 17 more Christians murdered amid ongoing slaughter; “violations are carried out with impunity” – January 24, 2023

Breaking News from this Week- 1/18/23

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

Russia to expand size of military to 1.5 million troops, defense minister says

Russia detailed plans Tuesday to expand its military to 1.5 million personnel over the next few years, a move that comes as Ukraine warns that Moscow may be planning an offensive and increased tensions between Moscow and the United States and its allies.

Israeli scientists say substance prevents cancer’s spread in mice with 90% success

Israeli scientists are aiming to produce the world’s first preventative drug designed to stop tumors causing secondary cancer, and say the active ingredient has shown more than 90 percent effectiveness in mice.

Hungary Condemns Western Denial Of Persecution Christians

Hungary’s rightwing government has condemned the West for allegedly playing down the persecution of Christians after Islamists in Africa killed and injured dozens of believers on Sunday, including a priest.

Latest World News Headlines

German court tries to force COVID vaccine on Holocaust survivor – January 17, 2023

Italy Detains Most Wanted Mafia Boss (Worthy News Radio) – January 17, 2023

Nimitz carrier strike group sails in disputed South China Sea – January 15, 2023

Scores Killed In Nepal Plane Crash – January 15, 2023

Prayers As Russian Strikes Kill Over A Dozen In Ukraine City (Worthy News Radio) – January 15, 2023

Czech Elections After EU Funds Controversies (Worthy News Radio) – January 15, 2023

Russian Mercenaries ‘Find British Body’ Amid Fighting In East Ukraine (Worthy News Radio) – January 14, 2023

Breaking Israel News

Palestinian militants preparing for renewed violent conflict with Israel

Palestinian militant groups are preparing for new rounds of violent conflict with Israel this year as part of their resistance to the new “fascist and racist” right-wing Israeli government, Israel National News (INN) reports.

US State Dept: “Unacceptable” for Israel to unilaterally end restrictions on Jewish prayer at Temple Mount

A US State Department spokesperson has told the Washington Free Beacon news outlet that it would be “unacceptable” to the Biden administration for Israel to unilaterally change the “historic status quo” and allow Jews to pray on Jerusalem’s famous Temple Mount.

Latest Israel News Headlines

‘If the world abandons Israel, Netanyahu will bomb Iran’s nuclear facilities,’ says National Security Council chief – January 17, 2023

‘Immediate reversal’ – 90 countries demand Israel lift PA sanctions, restore terror funding – January 17, 2023

Iranian mullah visits Israel for secret meeting with senior officials – January 17, 2023

‘A plan to change Israel’s DNA’: 80,000 rally in Tel Aviv against judicial overhaul – January 15, 2023

Breaking U.S. News

Trump’s Ties to Evangelicals Souring Despite Roe v. Wade Win – ‘It’s a Sign of Disloyalty’

Former President Donald Trump is being extremely blunt about why evangelical leaders have held off endorsing him so far in the 2024 presidential race.

Central-bank digital currencies are coming—whether countries are ready or not

Central-bank digital currency” doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. But you might want to get used to saying it. These so-called CBDCs, or digital versions of dollars, yuan, euros, yen or any other currency, are coming, say those who study them. And depending on how they are designed and rolled out, their impact on the banking system could be profound.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

NYC Health Officials: “Highly transmissible” Omicron XBB.1.5 COVID-19 variant maybe more likely to affect the vaccinated – January 17, 2023

House GOP Introduces Bill to Stop Govt From Colluding With Big Tech to Censor Free Speech – January 17, 2023

Supreme Court to hear case on Evangelical employee wanting Sundays off as Sabbath – January 17, 2023

House Republicans file legislation to end COVID-19 vaccination requirement for international air travelers – January 17, 2023

Christian colleges can receive Title IX funds and uphold religious beliefs on LGBT issues, judge rules – January 15, 2023

House Judiciary Committee launches probe into Biden’s handling of documents – January 15, 2023

Dems reject matched spending cuts, setting up showdown with House Republicans over debt ceiling – January 15, 2023

Breaking Christian News

Japan Rejects Refugee Status Of Bangladesh Evangelist Despite Islamic Death Threats (Worthy News Exclusive)

Japan has declined the refugee status of a Christian evangelist who fled his native Bangladesh after Islamic militants threatened to kill him for converting to Christianity and being forced to marry a Muslim woman.

Islamists Burn Priest To Death In Nigeria; Colleague Injured

Suspected Islamist gunmen burned a Catholic priest to death and shot and injured his colleague in northwest Nigeria on Sunday, police and church sources said, prompting Christians to call for prayers.

Congo Church Attack Kills and Injures Dozens

Dozens of worshipers have been killed and injured in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where Islamist militants bombed a Sunday service at a Pentecostal church, the government and military said.

Latest Christian News Headlines

120,000 Armenian Christians Trapped In Nagorno-Karabakh – January 15, 2023

Congo: Christian woman testifies Jesus is her Shepherd after Islamic terrorists murder her family, abduct, torture, rape her – January 12, 2023

Indonesia: Christians prohibited from holding Christmas services – January 12, 2023

Uganda: Evangelist murdered by Islamic terrorists after leading Muslims to Christ – January 11, 2023

Iran: Pastor re-arrested and imprisoned, no reason given – January 9, 2023

Uganda: Pastor in critical condition after poisoning by Muslim extremists – January 9, 2023

Post-pandemic attendance at worship services has significantly declined, report shows – January 9, 2023

News from this Week 1/4/23

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

China, Russia to Boost Ties ‘At All Levels’ in 2023 Despite U.S. Pressure

Determined to thwart the ongoing efforts of the United States to simultaneously counter both of its top rivals, China and Russia have made a joint resolution to increase their cooperation on a variety of fronts in the New Year.

Russia to modernize nuclear forces in 2023, add more multi-warhead nukes

Russia is bolstering its strategic nuclear forces in 2023 with further deployment of multi-warhead nuclear missiles and further modernization of its long-range strategic bomber division, the Russian Defense Ministry announced this week.

Putin’s Military Criticized After Deadliest Ukraine Attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin faced embarrassment Tuesday after one of Ukraine’s deadliest attacks on Russian troops was reportedly caused by the unauthorized use of mobile phones.

Latest World News Headlines

UK set to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as terror organization – January 3, 2023

Zelensky signs controversial law to increase governmental control of Ukrainian media – January 3, 2023

One-third of world economy expected to be in recession in 2023, says IMF chief – January 2, 2023

Ukraine says it shot down 39 Iran-made kamikaze drones during wave of Russian air strikes, “one terrorist has found another” – January 2, 2023

Ukraine Facing New Year “Terror” – January 2, 2023

Croatia Welcomes 2023 With Euro And Schengen – January 2, 2023

Brazil’s Controversial Lula Sworn In President – January 1, 2023

Breaking Israel News

Ben Gvir faces dilemma as activists ask to hold Passover sacrifice on Temple Mount

A fringe religious group on Monday night asked newly installed National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir for permission to perform the Passover ritual sacrifice on the Temple Mount this coming spring.

Hezbollah chief: Middle East could ‘explode’ after Ben-Gvir’s Temple Mount visit

Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah warned on Tuesday of consequences for Israeli Cabinet member Itamar Ben-Gvir’s visit to Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

Latest Israel News Headlines

UN Security Council slated to meet on widely decried Temple Mount visit by Ben Gvir – January 3, 2023

UN General Assembly condemned Israel more than all other countries combined last year – January 3, 2023

Blinken tells Israel’s new FM: US will oppose steps that undermine 2-state solution – January 2, 2023

Syria says IAF strikes briefly put Damascus airport out of service, kill 2 soldiers – January 2, 2023

Breaking U.S. News

Christian affiliation dominates roster of 118th Congress; majority is Protestant

A higher percentage of members of the 118th Congress, 88%, identify as Christian than the share of Christians in the U.S. population, which stands at 63%, a Pew Research Center analysis revealed Tuesday.

Bomb Cyclone to Hit California Days After Deadly Floods

California is set to get battered by another intense rainstorm, just days after a previous storm caused severe flooding throughout the Golden State.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

US House Adjourns After Not Electing Speaker – January 3, 2023

S&P 500 companies suffer worst losses since 2008 global financial meltdown – January 3, 2023

Trump takes fire from right after blaming abortion issue for GOP midterm defeats – January 2, 2023

Appeals Court Upholds Florida School Board’s Bathroom Policy – January 2, 2023

Ohio School Board Ignores Parents, Clergy with Trans Bathroom Policy Even as US Court Issues Big Trans Ruling – January 2, 2023

U.S. sees major housing price correction, nearly the largest since World War II – January 2, 2023

Ex-President Trump Under Pressure Over Tax Returns – January 1, 2023

Breaking Christian News

Pakistan Christians Help Family Of Raped, Killed Widow

Christians in Pakistan said Tuesday they will support five orphans left behind after their widowed mother was gang raped and killed by five suspected Muslim men, now in custody.

Dozens Of Christians Kidnapped In Nigeria After Mass Killings

Christians in northern Nigeria were searching Tuesday for scores of believers reportedly abducted in a Christmas Day attack by Islamic fighters that killed at least one person.

Uganda: Evangelist almost completely blind after acid attack by Islamic extremists

Islamic extremists enraged at the preaching of the Gospel sprayed acid in the face of evangelist Pastor Frank Mutabaazi in Kampala, Uganda last month, causing severe burns and almost completely blinding him, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. While Christianity is legal in Uganda, Christians have come under increasing violent attacks from extremists in the minority Muslim population.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Pakistan Christian Girl Awaits Justice After Abuse – January 2, 2023

Afghanistan Christians Fear Imminent Death – January 1, 2023

Nigeria Islamists Burn Homes After Killing Christians – December 30, 2022

Christian Families Expelled From India Town – December 30, 2022

‘Nigerian Woman Still In Jail For Condemning Christian’s Death’ – December 30, 2022

China Frees Church Elder, But Online Gathering Interrupted – December 29, 2022

News from this Week 12/28/22

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Taiwan extends mandatory military service amid rising China threat

The mandatory military service in Taiwan has been extended, President Tsai Ing-wen announced on Tuesday.

Serbia Puts Army On High Alert Near Kosovo (Worthy News Radio)

Serbia says it has put the army on high alert near its border with Kosovo while inside Kosovo, Serbs have erected more roadblocks amid escalating tensions. The standoff comes as Serbia and Kosovo accuse each other of preparing for an armed confrontation.

Latest World News Headlines

North Korean drones ‘violate airspace’ – South Korea scrambles fighter jets and and fires warning shots in response – December 26, 2022

Taiwan Claims China Staged Huge Military Incursion – December 26, 2022

Iran to Israel: Strike Our Nuclear Plant, ‘Tel Aviv Will Re Razed to the Ground’ – December 26, 2022

Moscow: ‘Ukraine Attacks Military Deep Inside Russia, Killing 3’ (Worthy News Radio) – December 26, 2022

Ukraine’s president urges Christmas hope despite attacks (Worthy News Radio) – December 25, 2022

Hungary’s Premier: ‘Dissolve EU Parliament’ – December 25, 2022

Russia warns of military confrontation with the United States (Worthy News Radio) – December 25, 2022

Breaking Israel News

As fears for LGBTQ+ rights mount, Israel may appoint first-ever openly gay Knesset speaker

As Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu continues to dole out jobs to fellow lawmakers from his conservative Likud party ahead of the establishment of the new government, it seems increasingly likely that Amir Ohana will be named the next speaker of the Knesset, becoming the first openly gay person to hold the position.

Netanyahu government set for swearing-in Thursday, but hurdles remain

Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu will attempt to swear in his governing coalition of far-right and ultra-Orthodox parties on Thursday, Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin said Monday, with the former premier looking to retake power before a deadline to get his unruly partners in line.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Biblical Siloam Pool next to Temple Mount to be fully excavated – December 27, 2022

Israeli military holds exercise along Lebanon border – December 26, 2022

Netanyahu to freeze annexation for Saudi peace deal – December 25, 2022

Israel’s Christian population grew 2% last year – Central Bureau of Statistics – December 25, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

House Ways and Means Committee to release Trump tax returns on Friday

The House Ways and Means Committee will release former President Donald Trump’s tax returns on Friday, ending a years-long effort by Democrats to force the 45th president to release his personal finances.

Federal Judge Says San Francisco Can’t Clear Homeless Camps

A federal judge has temporarily banned San Francisco from clearing homeless encampments, saying the city violated its own policies by failing to offer other shelter.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Supreme Court temporarily halts termination of Title 42, will hear case in February – December 27, 2022

White House slams migrant buses to veep’s residence despite releasing 1.4 million border crossers – December 26, 2022

Biden Declares Federal Emergency for Bilzzard-Ravaged New York State – December 26, 2022

Powerful Winter Storm Leaves 19 Dead, and nearly 2 Million Without Power – December 25, 2022

Congress will have spent nearly $100 billion on Ukraine war once $1.7T omnibus bill is enacted – December 25, 2022

New DHS data shows border is deteriorating even before end of Title 42 – December 25, 2022

Drug overdose deaths topped 106,000 in 2021, CDC says in final report – December 25, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Iran: Regime warns Chaldean and Assyrian Christians not to participate in anti-government protests

Christians belonging to the Chaldean Catholic Church and Assyrian Church of the East denominations in Iran have been threatened by state security forces not to join the ongoing nationwide anti-regime protests or even to post support for the uprising on social media, on pain of arrests and persecution, the Christian Post reports.

Algeria: Christian convert from Islam imprisoned for three years on account of his faith

An Algerian Christian man has now been sentenced to three years in prison on account of his faith after having been brought back from Tunisia against his will in 2021, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

India: Hindu extremists attack, displace Christians in pre-Christmas riots

Radicalized Hindu nationalists in India’s Chhattisgarh state carried out a series of violent riots earlier this month, attacking Christian communities in 20 villages during the run-up to Christmas, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. 

Latest Christian News Headlines

Scores Of Christians Killed In Nigeria Ahead Of Christmas – December 25, 2022

Myanmar Military Detains Prominent Church Leader As Unrest Spreads – December 24, 2022

Wife Of Jailed Chinese Church Leader Urges Prayers – December 24, 2022

Gallup: 31% of Americans Go to Church Every Week or Almost Every Week – December 22, 2022

Sudan church burned down by suspected Islamic extremist – December 22, 2022

Persecuted Chinese congregation seeks refuge in the US – December 22, 2022

Uganda: Christian teacher and son violently attacked by Muslim extremists, “We survived by the grace of the Lord Jesus” – December 22, 2022

News from this Week 12/7/22

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Argentina Vice President Sentenced Over Corruption

Argentina faced more upheaval Wednesday after an Argentine federal court found Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner guilty of corruption.

Putin holds council meeting on domestic security following 3 airbase ‘explosions’

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called a meeting with his security council to discuss the country’s domestic defenses after three airbases saw “explosions” this week.

‘Army May Intervene In Brazil’

Brazil’s military could still intervene to prevent leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from becoming the next president, well-informed sources suggested Tuesday.

Latest World News Headlines

Russia: Putin signs law banning all LGBT expression in public life – December 6, 2022

Indonesia Bans Extramarital Sex – December 6, 2022

Ukraine: Civilians without electricity in deep winter as Russia continues strikes on infrastructure – December 6, 2022

Iran may be able to build ‘crude’ nukes within six months – December 5, 2022

Indonesia’s Mount Semeru Erupts, 2,000 Flee – December 5, 2022

Iran Abandons Morality Police After Protests; Christians Still Uncertain (Worthy News In-Depth) – December 5, 2022

Nigeria: ‘Weapons For Ukraine Reach Islamist Terrorists’ (Worthy News Investigation) – December 5, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Gantz orders IDF to prepare for escalation in light of new government

Defense Minister Benny Gantz ordered the IDF to prepare for the possibility of an escalation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip in light of ongoing security tensions and the entry of the new government, the defense minister revealed in an interview with Ynet on Tuesday.

IAF, French air force hold joint strike drills over Israel’s skies

Israeli and French aircraft held a joint aerial exercise this week over Israel’s skies that simulated airstrikes and combating aerial threats, the Israeli Air Force said Tuesday.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Saudi Arabia wants to normalize ties with Israel – December 6, 2022

Bahraini FM: Palestinian statehood bedrock of Abraham Accords success – December 5, 2022

IDF readiness for war compromised by West Bank tension – December 5, 2022

Hamas fires at Israeli jets as air force hits terror group following rocket attack – December 4, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Real ID Deadline Pushed Back Again

The Real ID deadline has been pushed back yet again. The Department of Homeland Security deadline for enforcement will shift back another 24 months, from May 2023 to May 2025, the agency said Monday. After that date, federal agencies like the TSA will no longer accept driver’s licenses and other forms of identification that do not meet federal standards.

US Trade Deficit Widens in October on Weak Exports

The U.S. trade deficit widened sharply in October as slowing global demand and a strong dollar weighed on exports.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Supreme Court grapples with Christian business owner’s objection to Colorado’s pro-LGBTQ law – December 5, 2022

White House dismisses Hunter Biden laptop ‘Twitter files’ as ‘distraction’ – December 5, 2022

White House opposes repealing military vaccine mandate through NDAA – December 5, 2022

Pentagon urged to build advanced defenses against growing cruise, hypersonic missile threats to U.S. – December 5, 2022

Trump Reacts To Hunter Biden ‘Twitter Files’: This ‘Allows For The Termination Of All Rules, Regulations, And Articles, Even … In The Constitution’ – December 4, 2022

Republicans push to end military vaccine mandate through annual defense bill – December 4, 2022

Bombshell Twitter files suggest censorship driven by politics and connections, not facts – December 3, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Algeria: Government is persecuting the Church, which continues to grow

While Algeria’s government has now shut down all but a tiny handful of churches in the country, Algerian church leaders say the persecution is causing an increase in the number of new Christians, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. 

Afghanistan: Christians trying to flee the country to escape intense persecution

The US-based aid organization Release International (RI) has reported that Christians in Afghanistan are trying to escape their home country as the ruling Taliban advance a regime of violence against them and other religious minorities, Christian Today (CT) reports.

Call to prayer for missionary pilot and volunteers imprisoned by Mozambique government

A call to prayer has been sent out for the release of an American Christian missionary pilot and two South African volunteers who have been jailed in Mozambique for a month since being arrested by government officials on suspicion of insurgents in the ongoing civil war, the Christian Post (CP) reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

California Supreme Court says church cannot be forced to pay over $200,000 in COVID-19 fines – December 5, 2022

Nigeria: Christian couple and daughter hacked to death by suspected Fulani jihadists in Benue state – December 5, 2022

Nigeria: 48 Christians abducted in two attacks on buses, “please mobilize prayer for our brethren” – December 5, 2022

Jailed Church Leader Facing India Trial – December 2, 2022

China Closes House Church And School – December 2, 2022

Egypt Allows More Churches Amid Persecution – December 2, 2022

Cambridge University Dean defends sermon claiming Jesus had “trans body” with “vaginal” wound in His side – December 1, 2022

News from this Week- 11/30/22

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Netherlands to close up to 3,000 farms to comply with EU rules

The Dutch government plans to buy and close down up to 3,000 farms near environmentally sensitive areas to comply with EU nature preservation rules.

Russia delays nuclear talks with US, cites Ukraine war as factor in decision

Moscow has postponed a round of nuclear arms control talks with the United States set for this week because of stark differences in approach and tensions over Ukraine, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday.

China on pace to match U.S. nuclear stockpile by 2035, Pentagon warns

The Chinese military’s rapid buildup is on pace to reach 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035 — nearly the number of current U.S.-deployed warheads, the Pentagon said in a survey of Chinese military power revealed Tuesday.

Latest World News Headlines

Pope Fires Leadership Of Largest Charity – November 29, 2022

China Crackdown On Massive Protests – November 29, 2022

European ‘super cartel’ busted in six countries; 49 arrests, 30 tons of cocaine seized – November 29, 2022

Biden gives Chevron permit to restart Venezuelan oil sales – November 29, 2022

Protests Spread In China, Threatening Rulers – November 28, 2022

Hungary Delaying NATO Expansion Seeks Israel’s Defense – November 28, 2022

Build the wall? Finland plans border fence with Russia as NATO membership looms – November 28, 2022

Breaking Israel News

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IDF to hold joint air drills with US, simulating strikes on Iran and proxies

The Israel Defense Forces on Tuesday said it would be holding a series of joint aerial exercises with the US military, simulating strikes against Iran and its regional terror proxies.

Israel will be first country to deliver emergency medical supplies nationwide by drone

Israel is set to become the first country in the world that can fly urgent medical supplies to hospitals nationwide through the use of aerial drones, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Israel, US to hold air drill simulating striking Iran nuclear program – November 29, 2022

IDF arrests 3,000 Palestinians, thwarts 500 attacks in past 6 months – November 29, 2022

Netanyahu walks political and diplomatic tightrope as he forms coalition – November 28, 2022

IDF chief says joint activities with US in Mideast to be ‘significantly expanded’ – November 24, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Same-sex marriage bill passes Senate; lawmakers reject GOP religious liberty amendments

Bipartisan legislation to codify same-sex marriage under federal law passed the Senate on Tuesday with the help of a dozen Republicans, capping off months of negotiations between both parties over how to address religious liberty concerns.

Oath Keepers boss guilty of seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 case

Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential win, handing the Justice Department a major victory in its massive prosecution of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Billionaire Musk Says Apple Threatens Twitter – November 29, 2022

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, world’s largest active volcano, starts to erupt for first time in nearly four decades – November 29, 2022

Senate Moves Same-Sex Marriage Bill a Step Closer to Passage – November 29, 2022

Respect for Marriage Act pending in Senate is raising constitutional concerns – November 28, 2022

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin pushes for new mental health agenda after mass shootings – November 28, 2022

Biden admin scrambles to track $20B in Ukraine aid as House Republicans warn of audits – November 28, 2022

Biden Says He Wants Congress To Pass Gun Control In Lame-Duck Session – November 24, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Iraq: Christian families are leaving in droves

The Chaldean Patriarchate has issued a statement attesting that Iraqi Christians are leaving their country in droves due to compelling sociological and political factors, which include discrimination, Agenzia Fides reports. The Christians of Iraq make up one of the oldest continuous Christian communities in the world; there are an estimated 500,000 Christians still in the country.

Wyoming: Christian group is free to hire only Christians following settlement of discrimination lawsuit

Federal agencies and the state of Wyoming have acknowledged in settling a lawsuit filed against them that the Christian Wyoming Rescue Mission is free to hire only like-minded believers who share in the organization’s mission to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Washington Times reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Syria: Christians under threat from Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham terror group – November 29, 2022

Sudan: Pastor jailed after praying for his mother to be healed – November 29, 2022

Pakistan: 200 Christian families homeless after government demolishes homes and church – November 29, 2022

China: Crackdown and closure of house churches continues – November 29, 2022

Nigeria: Parish priest kidnapped by Islamist gunmen in Enugu state – November 24, 2022

UK street evangelist charged with public order offense after preaching on homosexuality – November 24, 2022

249 more congregations vote to leave United Methodist Church over homosexuality issue – November 23, 2022

News from this Week 11/9/22

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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 10/26/22

Breaking World News

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

Germany’s president in Kyiv amid strikes and prisoners setback for US

A Russian court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner against her nine-year prison sentence for possession and smuggling of drugs. The announcement raised the prospects of a prisoners swap between Russia and the United States, which had condemned the ruling as tensions rise over the war in Ukraine. Amid the standoff, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier went to Kyiv for his first trip to Ukraine since Russia invaded amid new Russian air strikes.

Russia Tells UN It Would View ‘Dirty Bomb’ Attack in Ukraine As ‘Nuclear Terrorism’

Doubling down on allegations that Kyiv plans to detonate a “dirty bomb” and blame it on Russia, Moscow has requested a U.N. Security Council meeting on Tuesday.

Russia and Syria agree to restore ancient Arch of Ba’al temple

Syria and Russia have signed an agreement to restore Syria’s Arch of Triumph, an ancient monument that stood at the entrance to a largely destroyed temple used for the worship of Ba’al in the ancient city of Palmyra, Israel365 reports.

Latest World News Headlines

Al-Shabaab Islamic terrorists attack second hotel in Somalia – October 25, 2022

UK to restrict gender-affirming treatment to children; US says access to transgender treatment for children should be advanced – October 25, 2022

US Army Near Ukraine After Nuclear Threats – October 25, 2022

Rishi Sunak Britain’s New Prime Minister But Challenges Ahead – October 24, 2022

G7 Condemns Russia’s Kidnapping of Nuclear Plant Leadership – October 24, 2022

Hungary’s PM ‘Flees’ Budapest Amid Protests – October 24, 2022

Europe Worried After Cuts To Undersea Cables (Worthy News In-Depth) – October 23, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Hezbollah: For every Israeli strike in Syria, we’ll attack US forces in the country

Several strikes against American forces in Syria were reported by Syrian Telegram channels and other media in October, according to a report by MEMRI’s Jihad and Terrorism Threat Monitor (JTTM).

Israel: IDF Raid Kills Chief of Lion’s Den Terrorist Group, Destroys Bomb Factory

Israeli security forces conducted an overnight raid in the West Bank city of Nablus, destroying an explosives manufacturing site belonging to the Lion’s Den terrorist group.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Israeli strike in Syria targeted Hezbollah unit and drone production, report says – October 24, 2022

Israeli officials claim to have destroyed 90% of Iran’s military operations in Syria – October 24, 2022

Syria Intercepts Israeli Missiles – October 23, 2022

Ukraine officially asks Israel for Iron Dome, Iron Beam, other defense tech – October 20, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Border Patrol Encountered 98 on Terrorist Watchlist Crossing U.S.-Mexico Border Between Ports of Entry in FY2022

The U.S. Border Patrol encountered 98 foreign nationals on the terrorist watchlist who were crossing the U.S.-Mexico border between the ports of entry in fiscal 2022, according to newly released data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Pro-life activists ordered to pay $2.4M to Planned Parenthood for undercover investigation

An appeals court panel has ruled that David Daleiden and other pro-life activists must pay a $2.4 million judgment to Planned Parenthood Federation of America for carrying out an undercover investigation and secretly filming abortion providers discussing the harvesting of babies’ body parts.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Florida schools required to provide bathrooms based on biological sex under new rule – October 25, 2022

Justice Department Charges 13 Over Chinese Espionage Operations In U.S. – October 24, 2022

Record SW Border Encounters: 2,378,944 in FY 2022 – October 24, 2022

Over half of Americans believe national government is responsible for producing change, poll says – October 24, 2022

US House Committee Subpoenas Ex-President Trump – October 24, 2022

US Deficit Soars Thanks to Biden’s Student Debt Forgiveness – October 23, 2022

California court rules in favor of Christian baker who refused to bake cake for lesbian wedding – October 23, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Islamic Militants Kill Scores Of Nigeria Christians

Islamic Fulani herdsmen have killed scores of Christians in a village in central Nigeria after murdering and injuring more than 100 other believers the previous week, Christians said Tuesday.

Nigeria: Gunmen attack church, kill woman and her daughter

Suspected Islamic extremist gunmen stormed a church during Sunday service in Nigeria’s Kogi state earlier this month, killing a woman and her young daughter who were in attendance, the Christian Post reports.

New study shows positive link between religion and mental health

A major new study has shown that religion can help foster good mental health in young people, Christian Today reports. The study was conducted by the Springtide Research Institute and apparently confirms decades of previous research showing a positive link between religion and mental health.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Nigeria: Terrorists attack Pastor’s home as relentless Christian persecution continues – October 24, 2022

China Christians Worried After President Xi’s Re-Election – October 24, 2022

Thousands Of Chad Christians Face Starvation – October 24, 2022

Dozens Killed In Chad Protests – October 21, 2022

Iran Christians Freed From Troubled Evin Prison – October 19, 2022

Iran: Concerns raised for Christian couple jailed in harsh prison for house church activity – October 19, 2022

Several Killed In Nigeria Church Attack – October 18, 2022

News from this Week 10/20/22

Breaking World News

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

UK Prime Minister Liz Truss resigns after less than 2 months in office

Prime Minister Liz Truss resigned Thursday after less than two months in office amid pressure following a reversal of economic policies that led to economic instability.

Britain Says Russian Warplane Fired Missile Close To U.K. Spy Aircraft Over Black Sea

A Russian fighter jet last month released a missile near an unarmed British spy plane in international airspace over the Black Sea, Defense Secretary Ben Wallace told Parliament on October 20.

Central Bank Digital Currencies Spark Outrage; Dutch Queen Questioned

Dutch Queen Maxima has come under pressure over embracing central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), which could enable governments to control people’s spending.

Latest World News Headlines

Russia’s Putin declares martial law in 4 annexed Ukrainian regions – October 19, 2022

Hundreds Die In Nigeria’s Worst Flooding In Decade – October 19, 2022

Russian Missiles Destroy Ukraine’s Infrastructure After Crash – October 18, 2022

US fighter jets intercept Russian bombers near Alaska – October 18, 2022

Saudi prince sends threat to the West after Biden warns of consequences for kingdom – October 17, 2022

NATO kicks off nuclear drills amid tensions with Russia over Ukraine war – October 17, 2022

Netherlands In Turmoil Over Cruise Ships For Migrants (Worthy News In-Depth) – October 17, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Israeli military launches week-long drill across northern Israel

The Israel Defense Forces said Thursday it had begun a week-long military drill across northern Israel, as tensions remained high with the Lebanese Hezbollah terror group.

Hamas in first Syria visit in decade as relations thaw

A Hamas delegation arrived in Damascus Wednesday for talks with President Bashar Al-Assad in the first such visit since the Palestinian Islamist group severed ties with Syria a decade ago.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Israel eyes blockchain tech to issue government bonds – October 19, 2022

Israel’s PM Against Jewish Prayer At Temple Mount, Arabs Welcome – October 19, 2022

Gantz, Netanyahu both reiterate Israel’s unwillingness to sell weapons to Ukraine – October 18, 2022

Russian ex-president: If Israel sends weapons to Ukraine it will destroy Moscow ties – October 17, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Biden announces release of 15 million barrels of emergency reserve oil

President Joe Biden has announced he will release 15 million barrels of oil from America’s emergency Strategic Petroleum Reserve, a move analysts say is intended to show voters in next month’s midterm elections that he is concerned about high gas prices, USA Today reports.

Texas has seized over 336 million ‘lethal doses’ of fentanyl during Operation Lone Star, DPS says

A border security mission launched by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has resulted in 336 million “lethal doses” of fentanyl being seized since it began earlier this year, enough to kill the entire population of the United States, he said.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

DOJ prosecutors believe they have enough evidence to charge Trump after Mar-a-Lago raid: Report – October 19, 2022

California: 2020 wildfires wiped out all state reductions in greenhouse gas emissions since 2003 – October 19, 2022

Report: The US military is “weak” and risks inability to properly defend America’s interests – October 19, 2022

Biden pledges to prioritize abortion rights codification if Democrats increase House majorities in midterms – October 18, 2022

House GOP preps bills for first 100 days if Republicans capture majority – October 18, 2022

Prosecutor says U.S. voting leak to Chinese workers ‘probably largest data breach in U.S. history’ – October 18, 2022

Supreme Court to hear major elections challenge and LGBT, religious rights dispute in December – October 18, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Iran Christians Freed From Troubled Evin Prison

Iranian authorities have freed two Christian converts from one of Iran’s most notorious prisons after a fire there killed eight inmates and injured dozens of others, well-informed Christians told Worthy News Wednesday.

Iran: Concerns raised for Christian couple jailed in harsh prison for house church activity

There has been increasing concern for the well-being of an Iranian Christian couple who were imprisoned in a notoriously harsh Tehran jail in August following their convictions for leading and belonging to a house church, the Christian Post reports.

Several Killed In Nigeria Church Attack

Suspected Islamic gunmen have attacked a church in north-central Nigeria during a service, killing a woman and her young daughter, as part of an ongoing anti-Christian campaign, authorities say.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Myanmar: Baptist pastor murdered in his home – October 18, 2022

India government stalling on affirmative action for Dalit Christians – October 18, 2022

China: Christian man fined over $20,000 for illegal religious activity – October 17, 2022

Ukrainian church driven underground in Russian-occupied areas – October 17, 2022

Hungary Urges More Support For Persecuted Christians – October 16, 2022

Pastors Reveal Troubled US Economy Is Having Negative Impact on Churches – October 13, 2022

Nigeria: ISWAP murder three more Christians – October 13, 2022

News from this Week 10/11/22

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

Iran racing to expand enrichment at underground plant, IAEA report shows

Iran is speeding ahead in its expansion of uranium enrichment at the Natanz nuclear facility, according to a report in Reuters early Tuesday.

Numerous Killed In Massive Russian Strikes On Ukraine

Authorities say a massive wave of Russian missile strikes on cities across Ukraine, including the capital, killed at least 11 people and injured dozens more. Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed the strikes saying they were in response to an attack on a bridge linking Russia and occupied Crimea and warned of more violence.

Multiple Explosions Rock Kyiv; Several Killed (Update)

Russian missiles hit Ukraine’s capital Kyiv and several other cities across the country, killing at least eight people and injuring many more, authorities and witnesses said.

Latest World News Headlines

Dozens Killed, Injured In Massive Russian Strike In Ukraine – October 9, 2022

Thailand Childcare Attack Kills 37 – October 9, 2022

U.S. aircraft carrier concludes drills with Japan, South Korea as North Korea fires another missile – October 9, 2022

‘A time bomb’: Anger rises in Kurdish city at heart of Iran protests – October 9, 2022

Iranian students clash with police as deadly regime crackdown nears 20th day – October 6, 2022

US strikes in Syria kill top ‘IS’ leaders – October 6, 2022

US to send $625 million in new aid to Ukraine – October 6, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Lebanon receives ‘satisfying’ updated US proposal for maritime deal with Israel

Lebanon on Monday received an updated draft of a US-brokered maritime agreement with Israel that satisfies its previous concerns and could imminently lead to a “historic deal,” Beirut’s top negotiator told Reuters.

IDF makes strides in space tech race with new satellites

Thousands of new nanosatellites will soon join the growing arsenal of space technology at the disposal of the Israeli military.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Israel to allow natural gas extraction off Gaza – October 9, 2022

Israel Poll: Netanyahu Would Have 61 Seats to Form Coalition – October 9, 2022

Gantz puts IDF on alert in north as Lebanese maritime border talks falter – October 6, 2022

Security cabinet to review terms of US-proposed maritime deal with Lebanon – October 5, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

U.S. Congress could be in for bruising debt-ceiling fight after midterms

If Republicans win control of the U.S. House of Representatives in November’s midterm elections, they expect to use a powerful and potentially dangerous tool as leverage in their dealings with Democratic President Joe Biden: The federal debt ceiling.

Doctors File Lawsuit Against California’s COVID-19 ‘Misinformation’ Law

The Liberty Justice Center is filing a lawsuit against the California Medical Board and the California Attorney General on behalf of two practicing doctors, alleging that the state’s COVID-19 Misinformation Bill violates the First and Fourteenth Amendment.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Democrats cram unrelated policies into defense bill – October 9, 2022

Judge says Durham can keep his witness list secret for Danchenko trial – October 9, 2022

Judge orders FBI to turn over information on laptop of homicide victim Democrat staffer Seth Rich – October 9, 2022

Biden pardoning all prior federal offenses of simple marijuana possession – October 6, 2022

Feds believe they have sufficient evidence to charge Hunter Biden with tax, gun crimes, report – October 6, 2022

5th Circuit Court Strikes down DACA, Orders No New Applicants – October 6, 2022

US housing recession may be worse than in 2008 – October 6, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Afghanistan: Taliban behead Christian man on video

The International Christian Concern (ICC) nonprofit human rights organization reported Sunday it had just received a video of the Taliban beheading a Christian man in Afghanistan.

Nigeria: Christian woman on trial for blaspheming Islam in WhatsApp message

A Christian woman who was imprisoned without bail for blaspheming Islam in a WhatsApp message has gone on trial in Nigeria’s Bauchi state, Morning Star News (MSN) reported on October 5.

Latest Christian News Headlines

Belarus: Authorities ban Christian church congregation from holding worship services

Uganda: Two evangelists attacked after leading Muslims to Christ – October 10, 2022

Embattled Christian baker appeals ruling over gender transition cake request – October 6, 2022

Uganda: New converts to Christ severely beaten by Islamic extremists – October 4, 2022

Christians murdered by Islamic terrorists in Plateau, “a strategy to wipe out the Christian population” – October 4, 2022

Uganda: Two Christian women violently attacked, one killed – October 3, 2022

Alleged Abuser Of Pastor’s Child In Malaysia Jail (Update)  – October 3, 2022

Former Jailed Pakistan Christian In Thailand With Family (Worthy News Investigation) – October 3, 2022