Prophecy News Watch - August 28, 2023

Around the World
China Sends Dozens Of Aircraft, Vessels Toward Taiwan Days After Biden Admin Greenlit $500-Million Arms Sale
The Taiwan defense ministry announced Saturday that Chinese military aircraft and vessels are heading for the island days after a $500 million arms deal was approved between the U.S. and Taiwan, according to the Associated Press.
Study warns Chinese nanotechnology fueling advanced bio, cyber weapons, electronic warfare tools
The Chinese military is building sophisticated biological weapons and small-scale electronic tools made with nanotechnology that could be used in covert warfare, a major study warns.
Massive Explosions Near Romania’s Capital
Romania’s Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu announced late Saturday that patients will be rushed to hospitals in Italy and Belgium after two explosions at a liquified petroleum gas (LPG) station close to Bucharest caused dozens of causalities. Authorities said at least 46 people were injured, and one person died in the blasts in the town of Crevedia near the Romanian capital.
US: ‘Plane Wagner Chief Likely Downed By Bomb’
Russia’s Wagner mercenaries group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin was likely assassinated by a bomb that exploded on the plane he was traveling in on Wednesday, according to briefings from U.S. officials.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Netanyahu warns Hamas, Iranian proxies they’ll pay ‘full price’ for any escalation
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded on Sunday to threats of an escalation over the weekend from a Hamas leader, saying anyone carrying out terrorist activity “will pay the full price.”
Israel to have partial laser defenses by next year
Israel will have partial laser defenses by this time next year, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems chairman Yuval Steinitz told Army Radio on Sunday.
Blinken: Saudi deal will require major Israeli concessions
The Biden administration told the Israeli government last week that it would have to make considerable concessions to the Palestinians if a U.S.-brokered deal with Saudi Arabia is to succeed.

Inside the United States
Biden ‘tentatively’ plans to push another COVID-19 booster with rise of new variant
President Joe Biden tentatively suggested Friday that people should plan to receive another COVID-19 booster shot in response to a new rising variant.
DeSantis declares state of emergency for much of Florida as possible tropical storm forms in Gulf of Mexico
GOP presidential candidate and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency Saturday for much of his state, as a possible tropical storm brewed in the Gulf of Mexico.
Federal Judge: West Virginia Can Restrict Abortion Pill Sales
West Virginia can restrict the sale of the abortion pill, despite its federal approval as a safe and effective medication, a federal judge has ruled.

Christian News
More Muslim Protests, Strikes In Pakistan After Anti-Christian Attacks
More Muslim protests and strikes were expected Saturday in eastern Pakistan, more than a week after churches and Christian homes were torched and vandalized, well-informed sources tell Worthy News.
Hundreds Of Pakistan Christians Flee Homes
Hundreds of Christians near Pakistan’s capital fled their homes Friday amid fears that Muslim mobs would attack their homes and churches following Friday prayers, Christians told Worthy News.
Hindu Nationalists Storm India Church
Indian Christians have urged prayers after Hindu nationalists stormed a church in Delhi during Sunday prayers, vandalized it, and attacked believers.