Prophecy News Watch - April 11, 2022

Around the World
French President Macron Faces Far-Right Le Pen In Second Election Round
French President Emmanuel Macron narrowly won the first round of the French election, but he faced a rocky road ahead as far-right rival Marine Le Pen will fight him for the presidency for a second time.
Finland, Sweden set to join NATO as soon as summer
Russia has made a "massive strategic blunder" as Finland and Sweden look poised to join NATO as early as the summer, The Times reported on Monday, citing officials.
Private: French presidential election: Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen to face each other in final round
French President Emmanuel Macron will face far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the presidential elections after making it through the first round.
Iran says US ‘imposing new conditions’ on issue of sanctions at nuclear talks
Iran’s foreign minister said Sunday that Washington is “imposing new conditions” in the negotiations to restore the 2015 nuclear agreement.
U.S. troops injured in artillery attack on anti-ISIS base in Syria
Four U.S. military personnel are being evaluated for possible traumatic brain injuries after they were injured in an artillery strike on a base in Syria.
Ukraine Urges Residents To Flee East
Ukraine’s government urged civilians on Saturday to flee the eastern regio Luhansk immediately after dozens of people were killed in a suspected Russian missile strike.
‘Frankenstein’ Omicron subvariant XE detected in UK, India and Thailand
A “Frankenstein”-style new Omicron subvariant is spreading in the UK — and some experts fear the mutation may be the most contagious form yet of COVID-19.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
IDF Operations in West Bank to Intensify, Gantz Says
Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Saturday that Israel Defense Forces (IDF) operations in the Palestinian territories will increase in the coming days following a string of deadly terrorist attacks.
Israel Condemns ‘Shocking’ Vandalism of Joseph’s Tomb as Palestinian Rioters Torch Holy Site
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday condemned the overnight vandalism of the religious holy site of Joseph’s Tomb near the West Bank city of Nablus by Palestinian extremists, vowing to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Syria accuses Israel of conducting rare daylight strike near Masyaf
Israel carried out airstrikes on government-held positions in Syria on Saturday afternoon, the state news agency SANA said, without reporting any casualties.

Inside the United States
Biden to nominate new ATF director, release ghost gun rule
President Joe Biden is nominating an Obama-era U.S. attorney to run the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, as his administration unveils its formal rule to rein in ghost guns, privately made firearms without serial numbers that are increasingly cropping up at crime scenes, six people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
Alabama bans ‘sex change’ procedures for children, LGBT ideology in elementary schools
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday signed into law a ban on “gender transition” procedures for children and a bill modeled after Florida’s Parental Rights in Education law that cracks down on LGBT ideology in elementary school classrooms.
Kentucky governor vetoes 15-week abortion ban
Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear vetoed a Republican-backed measure on Friday that would ban abortions in Kentucky after 15 weeks of pregnancy and regulate the dispensing of abortion pills.
2 Men Charged in Michigan Governor ‘Kidnapping’ Scheme Acquitted as FBI Sting Implodes
Two men charged with plotting to kidnap Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020 were acquitted in federal court Friday after a trial in which the FBI was accused of political entrapment and serious misconduct.

Christian News
Christian Radio Airs Story Of Jesus To Ukrainian Refugees
Global Christian broadcaster Trans World Radio has launched Easter season broadcasts to reach millions fleeing the Russian invasion of Ukraine with “The Story of Jesus.”
China Releases Street Evangelist
Chinese authorities have released a street evangelist who the Chinese Communist Party detained for evangelism in central China, Worthy News learned Thursday.
Christians Fear India State’s Conversion Law
Christians fear devoted believers in northern India may face up to 10 years imprisonment if they are caught evangelizing among non-Christians.

Worthy Watch
What to do with “Useless People” — Religious Ideas from Silicon Valley Will Take Over the World
Hundreds of professional athletes collapsing on field, dying from mysterious heart complications
Barr: Durham Appears to have ‘Dug Very Deep’ and Uncovered Good Information
‘I think this is going to be an annual vaccine’