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Global Anti-Israel Protests Amid Mounting Antisemitism
Palestine supporters have gathered around the world for sometimes violent protests against Israel, chanting slogans ranging from “Free Palestine” to “Crush the Zionists.”
Feeling Forgotten, Ukraine’s President Ponders Israel Trip As Ukrainian Death Toll Mounts
The president of war-torn Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, tries to visit Israel as he competes for attention amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war at a time of scandal over the killing of more than 20 Ukrainian soldiers by a Russin air strike.
Hostage Crisis Ends At Germany’s Hamburg Airport (Worthy News Radio)
Police say a hostage situation at Hamburg Airport involving a young child has ended after 18 hours of tense negotiations. However, the standoff raised security security when Europe was on heightened alert for possible terrorist attacks.
Gunman Drives Vehicle Into German Hamburg Airport Tarmac; All Flights Canceled (Update)
Germany’s major Hamburg Airport canceled all flights late Saturday as the authorities responded to an armed man who drove his car onto the tarmac, parked near a plane, and fired at least one shot, officials said.
Thousands Chant ‘Death to America!’, ‘Death to Israel!’ In Iran
Thousands of Iranians gathered in Tehran on Saturday chanting “Death to America!” and “Death to Israel!” just days after Iran’s supreme leader made those slogans official policy.
More Than Dozen Killed as Europe Faces Storm (Worthy News Radio)
Europe was struggling Saturday after being hit by a deadly storm that also saw flooding, leaving at least 15 people dead, including in Italy, where some areas recorded their worst rainfall in 100 years. And another storm was to hit Europe on Saturday.
Over 150 Dead In Nepal Quake (Update)
More than 150 people have been killed after a massive earthquake struck western Nepal on Friday, destroying houses and shaking buildings as far as New Delhi, India, officials said.
U.S. and European Officials Begin Quiet Discussions to End of the War in Ukraine
U.S. and European authorities have begun discreet discussions with the Ukrainian government to explore potential terms for peace negotiations with Russia aimed at resolving the war in Ukraine, NBC News reported.
Nasrallah Warns the U.S. and Israel Against a Preemptive Strike (Video)
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah disappointed many Palestinians and their more militant supporters on Friday, according to Middle East analysts, in his first public remarks since the "Black Sabbath."
King Charles III Meets with Religious Leaders to Advance Peace on Kenya Visit
On the final day of his four-day visit, King Charles III met with religious leaders on Friday to promote peace and enhance security in Kenya.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Declares ‘Death to America’ Policy
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has declared the “death to America!” slogan Iran’s policy as Washington acts “against Iran” and supports Israel- a nation, he said, should be destroyed, according to footage obtained by Worthy News.
Israel Has Stopped Warning Russia of Strikes Inside of Syria
Israel has ceased its practice of alerting Russian forces in Syria in advance of its airstrikes in the region. This decision comes amid a deteriorating relationship between Moscow and Jerusalem, according to Bloomberg on Friday.
Putin Enacts Legislation Nullifying Russia’s Ratification of Global Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin enacted a bill nullifying Russia's adherence to a nuclear test ban treaty.
Hezbollah to Receive Air Defenses through Russia’s Wagner Group, U.S. Says
U.S. officials, citing intelligence reports, reveal that Wagner Group, a Russian paramilitary organization, intends to furnish Hezbollah, marked as terrorist organization by the U.S., with an air-defense system, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Israel Facing Multiple Attacks From Gaza, Lebanon As Hamas Fighters Try To Flee
Israel faced multiple attacks Saturday, with Hamas firing rockets from the wartorn Gaza Strip while Hezbollah in Lebanon joined by launching its rockets, including a new powerful missile, several sources confirmed.
Israel Admits Hitting Ambulance, 15 Killed
Israel has acknowledged that its forces hit an ambulance in Gaza, killing more than a dozen people, but said Hamas fighters used it.
Blinken Tells Israel That War Should Lead To Two-State Solution
The United States, long Israel’s closest ally, made clear Friday that it expects the Israel-Hamas war to lead to a two-state solution.
Israel’s Netanyahu Warns Lebanon’s Hezbollah As It Joins War Against Israel
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Lebanon’s Hezbollah group that Israel's enemies will suffer "unimaginable costs" after its leader said Lebanon had joined a coalition seeking the destruction of the Jewish nation.
IDF’s AI-Powered Strikes Hit 11,000+ Gaza Targets Since the ‘Black Sabbath’
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has employed artificial intelligence (AI) to carry out precision strikes on over 11,000 terrorist targets in Gaza since October 7 according to a senior IDF intelligence officer, the Jerusalem Post reported.
Fierce Clashes Deep In Gaza
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has arrived in Israel, where he was due to hold discussions with the Israeli government after fierce overnight clashes in Gaza.
Iran-Backed Elite Unit Dubbed Hezbollah 2.0 Has Arrived in Lebanon
According to an Israeli military source, an elite Iran-backed unit has recently arrived in Lebanon, with intentions to engage in attacks on Israel. This development comes as the conflict in the Gaza Strip has been escalating and spilling over into other areas, according to Newsweek.
Inside the United States
U.S. Navy Flexing Its Muscles in the Red Sea
On Monday, an Ohio-class Submarine joined the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKECSG), which entered the Red Sea last Friday, having traveled through the Suez Canal after their passage from the Mediterranean Sea.
Thousands March In Biggest Anti-Israel Protests In U.S. History (Video)
At least tens of thousands of pro-Palestine protesters marched through Washington D.C., in one of the biggest anti-Israel protests in United States history.
US Agencies May Face Rolling Shutdowns (Worthy News In-depth)
America’s government agencies could face ongoing independent shutdowns under a proposal pushed forward by the recently elected U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson.
Former Crypto King Facing Life Imprisonment
Sam Bankman-Fried, the former billionaire once known as the “crypto king,” was facing life imprisonment Friday after a court found him guilty of his role in the collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX.
Obama Quietly Advised White House On Artificial Intelligence, Aides Say
Former U.S. President Barack Obama reportedly quietly advised the White House over the past five months on its policies for artificial intelligence (AI), fueling concerns among critics that the ex-commander-in-chief is running a third-term shadow government.
Eric Trump At Court In $250 Million Civil Fraud Trial
The second eldest son of former U.S. President Donald J. Trump arrived in court for another day, where he denied wrongdoing in a $250 million civil fraud case that he says is politically motivated.
Migrant Caravan Growing to ‘Over 7,000 Individuals’ on Its Way to the US Border
According to one of its organizers, the migrant caravan en route to the U.S. southern border now exceeds 7,000 individuals, the Epoch Times reported.
Millions Pray For Persecuted Church Amid Global Crackdown
Christians worldwide began praying Sunday for the more than 360 million fellow believers who “globally live in places where they face a high level of persecution for their faith,” the World Evangelical Alliance said.
IDF Releases Evidence of Hamas Terrorist Operations at Hospital
The IDF released a detailed video of Hamas terrorist operations outside the Sheikh Hamad Hospital in the Gaza Strip. On Friday, the Givati Brigade of the IDF successfully seized control of a Hamas stronghold in northern Gaza last Friday. The Brigade was able to seize critical documents, maps, and communication methods of the Hamas terrorist organization.
Mass Pro-Palestinian Protests Take Place Around the World
Across the world, huge pro-Palestinian demonstrations against Israel took place. This video details some of the protests that took place in Indonesia, Oslo, France and Germany.
Former President Barack Obama Likens Hamas’ Terrorist Attack to “Unbearable Israeli Occupation”
Former President Barack Obama rationalizes that while “what Hamas did was horrific, and there is no justification for it. And what is also true is that the occupation, and what’s happening to Palestinians, is unbearable.”
US and China to hold long-awaited talks on nuclear arms control
For the first time since talks held with the Obama administration, China will next week hold “consultations” on nuclear arms control and non-proliferation, Reuters reports. China made the announcement Monday after Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Washington, Reuters reports. The talks are understood to be taking place in the coming days.
Taiwan detects 43 Chinese warplanes around island
China sent 43 warplanes and seven naval vessels near the island of Taiwan in a 24-hour period, the Tawainese Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.
Thousands Pray For Israel In Jerusalem (Video)
With Israel facing massacres, kidnappings, and war, many have put aside political differences to unite at Jerusalem’s Western Wall to pray for the Jewish nation.
Israel Army Surrounds Gaza City As World Pressure Mounts For Ceasefire (Worthy News In-Depth)
Israel’s army said Thursday that it has effectively surrounded Gaza City and that it killed “over 130 terrorists” in its ongoing ground operations against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
Inside the United States
House advances $14.3 Billion Israel aid package, sparking upcoming battle with the Senate and the White House
On Thursday, a $14.3 billion Republican-authored Israel aid package passed with a 226-196 vote, mostly along party lines. However, the Democratic-led Senate and the White House have promptly rejected the bill. This vote represented a pivotal test for Speaker Mike Johnson, who was elected to the position just last week, with a dozen Democrats crossing party lines to support the measure.
US House overwhelmingly approves bill sanctioning foreign supporters of Hamas
The US House of Representatives on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan bill to sanction foreign supporters of the Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist movements, the Jerusalem Post reports. The bill now heads to the Senate for approval.
House Republicans introduce bill to protect religious foster carers from forced affirmation of LGBTQ childrens’ gender identity
House Republicans have introduced a bill that would prevent the Biden administration from implementing a proposed rule requiring foster care agencies to place LGBTQ children only with families who specifically affirm their stated gender identities, thus excluding religious families who oppose gay and gender ideology, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
Americans Refusing To Sign Help ‘Hamas Free Palestine’ Petition After Reading Conditions
Footage has emerged of Americans nearly signing a petition to “help Hamas free Palestine” but then thinking twice after being confronted with the Palestinian group’s views.
Cuba Threatens, Detains Protestant Pastors, Group Says
Two Protestant pastors have been “arbitrarily detained” by Cuba’s internal intelligence services ahead of an event on “freedom of religion or belief” (FoRB), rights activists told Worthy News late Thursday.
US, Mideast Expecting More Iranian Cyberattacks
The United States is preparing for massive Iranian cyberattacks in retaliation for supporting Israel in its war against Hamas, several sources say.
Iran set to become new Chair of UN Human Rights Council, “it is unimaginable”
In a move that has outraged rights activists, the Islamic Republic of Iran is set to become the new chair of the United Nations Human Rights Council on Thursday, Ynet News reports.
Ukraine Says Several Die in Russian Attacks Amid Worries Over New Weapon (Worthy News Radio)
Kyiv said Wednesday that several people died in Russian attacks in eastern and southern Ukraine amid concerns about a new drone being used by Moscow. It follows a night when more than a dozen Russian drones and a missile targeted military and critical infrastructure.
IDF: Troops breach Hamas defenses, approach Gaza City; anti-tank missile chief slain
Military officials declared Wednesday that Israeli forces had breached Hamas’s first line of defense and were approaching Gaza City, saying the deaths of 16 soldiers this week in and near Gaza were a “heavy price.”
Hamas Official Pledges To Destroy Israel (Video)
A senior Hamas official has warned that his fighters will repeat the October 7 massacres in Israel until the Jewish nation is annihilated.
Death Toll Israeli Forces Killed In War Approaching 330; Prime Minister Mourning
Israel’s military said Wednesday that 11 troops died in ground fighting in the Gaza Strip, taking the number of Israeli military killed since October 7 to at least 326.
Inside the United States
GOP Senators: Biden’s border policies create ‘increased threat’ of terrorist attack
President Joe Biden’s border policies lead to an increased threat of terrorist attacks on U.S. soil, Senate Republicans say.
US Fed holds interest rates steady at 22-year high
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday unanimously agreed to hold interest rates steady in a target range between 5.25%-5.5%, where it has been since July.
God Is Not Done: Free Chapel Revival Services Stretch Into 10th Night, Thousands Show Up
Hundreds of people are having their lives changed by the powerful saving grace of Jesus Christ as a move of God continues into its second week at Free Chapel Church in Gainesville, Georgia.
India: Three Christians detained on anti-conversion charges in Uttar Pradesh state
Three Christian men in India’s Uttar Pradesh state were imprisoned last week on false charges of forcibly converting Hindus to Christianity, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Egypt:Islamic extremists burn down home of Christian man
Islamic extremists in Upper Egypt set fire to the home of a Christian man on the incorrect notion that he was starting a house-church there, Barnabas Fund reports.
Nigeria: 16 Christians slaughtered by Islamic terrorists in Benue state
Fulani herdsmen and other Islamic terrorists slaughtered 16 Christians in Nigeria’s Benue state in the last five weeks, as the 14-year-long Islamic jihadist genocidal campaign against Nigerian Christians continues with impunity, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.