Prophecy News Watch - December 13, 2021

Around the World
New study suggests natural immunity is more protective over time than COVID-19 vaccine
According to a new study out of Israel, the immunity individuals experience after recovering from COVID-19 is better than the protection experienced by individuals following an immunization against the virus.
Iran Preparing For Rocket Launch As Nuclear Talks Falter
There were signs Monday that Iran prepared for a space launch amid tense talks over its tattered nuclear deal with world powers.
G7 Warn Russia To Stay Out Of Ukraine
British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said Sunday that "the world's largest economies are united" in warning Russia that an invasion of Ukraine would have "massive" — though largely undisclosed — consequences. She commented at the Group of Seven (G7) foreign ministers meeting in Liverpool, England.
Britain Court Approves Extradition Julian Assange To U.S.
A British appellate court has approved the extradition of WikiLeaks website founder Julian Assange to the United States, where he is wanted in espionage charges.
Britain Warns Russia Of “Severe Consequences” If It Invades Ukraine
Britain's foreign secretary warns Russia it will face "severe economic consequences" if the country invades Ukraine. Liz Truss commented ahead of the Group of Seven (G7) wealthiest economies' foreign ministers' meeting, focusing on the military tensions.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Gantz: I told the US I’ve ordered the IDF to prepare a strike against Iran
Defense Minister Benny Gantz said Friday that he notified US officials during meetings this week in Washington that he had instructed the Israel Defense Forces to prepare for a strike against Iran.
Israel consulted with US before covert strikes on Iran missile, nuke sites
Israel consulted with the United States before carrying out covert strikes on an Iranian nuclear facility and a missile base earlier this year, the New York Times reported Saturday, as tensions rise between the two allies over Washington’s desire to make a deal with Tehran.
Iran warns of ‘heavy price’ over reported US-Israeli military drill plans
A top Iranian military official warned on Saturday of a "heavy price for aggressors," state media said, after a report of US and Israeli plans for possible military drills to prepare for strikes against Iran's nuclear sites if diplomacy fails.

Inside the United States
$565,135,000,000: Federal Tax Collections Set Record Through November
The federal government collected a record $565,135,000,000 in total taxes through the first two months of fiscal 2022 (October and November), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement.
Powerful tornadoes kill more than 80 as storms rip across six US states
Dozens of devastating tornadoes roared through six US states overnight, leaving more than 80 people dead and dozens missing Saturday in what President Joe Biden said was likely to be “one of the largest” storm outbreaks in American history.
Four states enlist National Guard to help battle health care staffing crisis
Four states – Indiana, Maine, New Hampshire and New York – are deploying the National Guard to battle the COVID-19 healthcare staffing shortage.
Biden to meet Manchin to persuade him on $1.9 trillion social spending bill
President Biden will meet with West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin next week to talk him into supporting the administration’s $1.9 trillion social spending bill.
US Preacher Graham Praying As Tornadoes Kill Scores Of People
American evangelist Franklin Graham urged prayers for residents in Kentucky, Arkansas, Illinois, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Missouri, where scores died in the worst tornadoes in years.
Tornadoes Kill Dozens In US
The worst swarm of tornadoes in years devastated Kentucky and five other U.S. states, killing at least scores of people and leaving a trail of destruction, authorities said.
US Supreme Court Keeps Texas Abortion Law But Clinics Can Sue
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Texas's ban on most abortions after six weeks can stay in place, but abortion providers may sue to stop the state’s law.
US Inflation Highest In Nearly 40 Years
Under U.S. President Joe Biden’s watch, prices spiked a whopping 6.8 percent in November, compared with the same time last year, the fastest increase of inflation this nation saw in 39 years, the Federal Reserve revealed.

Christian News
Evangelical ministry asks Supreme Court to hear defamation case against Southern Poverty Law Center
An evangelical Christian ministry is asking the Supreme Court to take up its 4-year-old defamation lawsuit against the Southern Poverty Law Center, arguing that the “actual malice” standard established in the court’s landmark New York Times v. Sullivan case should be tossed.