Prophecy News Watch - December 20, 2021

Around the World
US Sees Iran Nuclear Breakout Time as ‘Really Short’: Senior Official
The United States believes Iran‘s breakout time to producing enough highly enriched uranium for one nuclear weapon is now “really short” and alarming, a senior Biden administration official told reporters on Friday.
Christians In Philippines Devastated As Typhoon Kills 75 (Worthy News In-Depth)
Impoverished Christians were among those whose homes were destroyed as Typhoon Rai, known locally as Odette, killed at least 75 people in the Philippines, Worthy News learned Sunday.
European powers warn Iran nuclear talks ‘reaching end of road’
European diplomats in talks to save the Iran nuclear deal said Friday that “some technical progress” had been made but warned they were “rapidly reaching the end of the road.”
Rockets fired toward US Embassy in Baghdad; one shot down, other misses
Two rockets were fired in the direction of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Saturday, with one of them shot down by the U.S. military and the other missing the embassy compound, Fox News has confirmed.
6th Kid Dies In Australia’s Castle Tragedy; Two Children Dead In Plane Crash
Australia was confronted Sunday with the aftermath of two deadly accidents involving children, including a jumping castle accident and a small plane crash.
Netherlands In Tough Lockdown As Europe Struggles With Omicron
The Netherlands’ government announced Europe’s toughest Christmas season lockdown Saturday as nations across the continent tried to halt massive COVID-19 infections spurred by the Omicron variant.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad agree to facilitate attacks on Israel
Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) stuck an agreement on Sunday to step up terrorist attacks against Israel, especially in the West Bank and Jerusalem.
UN General Assembly Condemned Israel 14 Times in 2021, Only 5 Times for the Rest of World Combined
The UN General Assembly condemned Israel on Friday in two separate resolutions, concluding the world body’s 2021 legislation with a total of 14 resolutions that single out the Jewish state, and five for the rest of the world combined.

Inside the United States
GOP, Democrats alike distrust mainstream media, poll finds
Republicans and Democrats don’t agree on much, but a new poll found that most voters from both parties agree that the mainstream news media promotes a political agenda rather than reporting the facts.
Manchin says he won’t vote for mass spending, climate bill, dealing blow to Biden
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., declared Sunday he won’t vote for President Joe Biden's Build Back Better Act, saying he feared the bill’s mass spending and climate provisions may worsen inflation.
Senate confirms 40 judges during Biden’s first year in office, the most since Reagan
The Senate has confirmed 40 judges in the first year of President Biden’s term, the most since former President Reagan’s first year in office.
Troops find religious exemption for vaccines unattainable
More than 12,000 military service members refusing the COVID-19 vaccine are seeking religious exemptions, and so far they are having zero success.

Christian News
American Missionaries Released In Haiti Return To US
The remaining members of a U.S. Christian missionary group abducted in Haiti in October has been released and returned to the United States, their boss confirmed.

Worthy Watch
Omicron Christmas Present?
Protests taking place all over the world!