Prophecy News Watch - April 22, 2022

Around the World
Russian President Orders Blockade Ukraine Steel Plant In Mariupol
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his troops not to storm a steel plant in Ukraine's besieged port city of Mariupol, where the last group of Ukrainian fighters are holding out. Instead, he ordered them to seal it up and said Russia had control of the strategic port city.
Biden Announces New $800 Million In Military Aid For Ukraine
U.S. President Joe Biden says the United States will send another $800 million in military support to Ukraine to help the country defend against Russian forces in the Donbas region.
Russia Flies Nuclear Fuel To Hungary As War Rages
The Hungarian government has admitted that Russia flew nuclear fuel to Hungary for the nation’s only nuclear power plant.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Palestinian adviser to Abbas: Jews not connected to land, ‘occupation’ to disappear
Mahmoud Al-Habbash, a senior adviser to Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas, claimed in a Friday sermon in Ramallah last week that the land of Israel belonged to the Palestinians since before the Natufians, Canaanites and Jebusites.
Islamic Jihad shows off ‘tunnel city’ as it readies for next campaign against Israel
In a “tunnel city” under the sandy soils of southern Gaza, Palestinian terrorists are preparing for the next conflict with Israel, as tensions in Jerusalem threaten to escalate.
Several dozen at Pro-Palestinian march on NY consulate call to ‘globalize intifada’
Dozens of protesters gathered near the Consulate General of Israel in Manhattan on Wednesday in what was billed as an emergency rally to support Palestinian resistance and liberation “by any means necessary.”
The scientific meltdown over a controversial discovery of ‘biblical Sodom’
What everyone agrees on is that something unusual happened at Tall el-Hammam, an ancient settlement near the Dead Sea.

Inside the United States
Clinton senior campaign team leaves cohort Sussmann in tough spot ahead of Durham trial
Former top Hillary Clinton presidential campaign officials are leaving onetime Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann to bear the brunt of the blame for orchestrating the now-debunked claim that Donald Trump and his associates colluded with the Russian government in the 2016 race, new court filings show.
Study: Antidepressants may not improve overall well-being in depressed people
People who use drugs intended to treat depression long-term do not see improvements in their overall physical and mental well-being compared with those who avoid taking antidepressants, a study published Wednesday found.
Biden to reinstate rule that doctors must perform abortion, sex-reassignment surgery against their faith
The Biden administration is set to revoke a 2019 rule that allowed health care workers to refuse to carry out procedures like abortion and sex-reassignment surgery on religious or moral grounds, Christian Headlines (CH) reports. The Trump-era rule could be reversed in the coming weeks, a Biden administration spokesperson has told reporters.
California: Thousands protest abortion bill removing liability for deaths of newborns
Thousands of people protested outside the California state capitol Tuesday, appalled at the advancement of what they describe as a “diabolical” bill that removes all civil and criminal liability in the deaths of newborn babies, CBN News reports.

Christian News
Muslim Charged With Killing Priest In Egypt
A man has been charged with killing a Coptic Orthodox priest in the coastal city of Alexandria in northern Egypt, Christian sources said Thursday.
India: Christians attacked and harassed during Easter weekend, believers treated as ‘less than human’
The intensifying persecution against Christians in India has shown no sign of abating and, during the Easter holidays, Hindu extremists in Odisha and Chhattisgarh states violently attacked believers, destroyed homes and property, and harassed grieving relatives, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.