Prophecy News Watch - April 8, 2022

Around the World
Ukraine Demands More Weapons As Russia Moves East
Ukraine is asking for more weapons to halt back a Russian offensive in the country's east. The demand came after ministers from the world's largest economies, the Group of Seven (G7), condemned “Russia's brutal war" in Ukraine after meeting with their Ukrainian counterpart. They spoke on the sidelines of a meeting of the NATO military alliance where Ukraine’s government discussed military deliveries.
Biden Admin Used Bogus Intel About Putin Using Chemical Weapons
U.S. officials reportedly used unverified “intelligence” about Russia to deter Russian President Vladimir Putin in what NBC News’ National Security Correspondent Ken Dilanian called an “unprecedented” move.
Ukraine war: Russia suspended from United Nations’ Human Rights Council following invasion
Russia has been suspended from the United Nations' Human Rights Council (UNHRC) following its invasion of Ukraine.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israeli security forces kill Tel Aviv gunman in shootout
The forces from the Shin Bet and the police special anti-terror unit - the Yamam, located the gunman near a mosque in the Jaffa quarter of the city and killed him in an exchange of fire. There were no casualties reported among the security forces.
Israel and US conduct biggest joint navy drill to date
The Israeli Navy and US Fifth Fleet have conducted their biggest joint drill to date in the Mediterranean and Red Seas, i24 News reports. The US Fifth Fleet took part in the exercise as it oversees naval forces in the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Red Sea, parts of the Indian Ocean, and the Strait of Hormuz, Suez Canal and Bab el-Mandeb.
Bennett orders large deployment of forces following Tel Aviv shooting attack
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Thursday night held a security consultation and received updates on the developments on the ground following the deadly shooting attack in Tel Aviv.
At least 10 wounded in Tel Aviv terrorist attack
Terrorist shooting attacks have been reported at several sites in central Tel Aviv Thursday night.

Inside the United States
Senate votes to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Senate voted 53-47 Thursday to confirm President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, to replace retiring Justice Stephen Breyer.
Durham asks judge to review Clinton campaign claims of attorney-client privilege
Special counsel John Durham wants a federal court to order Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, the Democratic National Committee, Fusion GPS, and Perkins Coie to hand over unredacted versions of withheld documents for the judge to decide whether their claims of attorney-client privilege hold up under scrutiny.
Appeals court upholds Biden vaccine mandate for federal employees
President Joe Biden’s requirement that all federal employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 was uhpheld Thursday by a federal appeals court.

Christian News
Islamic Terrorists Kill Christians In North Nigeria’
Islamic “terrorists” have attacked a mainly Christian suburb of Nigeria’s Kaduna city, killing three believers as part of an ongoing deadly anti-Christian terror campaign, Christians said Thursday.
New survey finds sharp decrease of Bible users in the US
A new survey by the American Bible Society found that there has been a sharp decrease in the number of US adults who use the Bible over the last year, the Christian Post (CP) reports. The survey’s findings were recorded in the ABS annual State of the Bible report published on Wednesday,
China releases Christians jailed for attending Gospel event
Chinese authorities have finally released two Christians who were imprisoned for six months for traveling to attend a Gospel conference in Malaysia, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Ukraine: Dean of evangelical seminary found dead in Bucha
The dean of an evangelical seminary in Kyiv is among hundreds of civilians killed in the city of Bucha in northwest Ukraine, according to Church Leaders in Kiev.

Worthy Watch

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