Prophecy News Watch - December 30, 2022

Around the World
120 Russian Missiles Fired On Ukraine From Sea, Land
One of Russia’s most extensive bombardments since the war began, was underway in Ukraine on Thursday with missiles fired from the sea and land, injuring several people, authorities said.
Kosovo Serbs To Remove Roadblocks (Worthy News Radio)
osovo's minority Serbs, who blocked roads in the north for 19 days, agreed to remove their barricades from Thursday after bowing to pressure from the United States and European Union to end the worst ethnic tensions in years. Yet distrust remained in the region where Serbia had put its armed forces on high alert ahead of Orthodox Christmas.
Iran’s military begins drill near Strait of Hormuz amid mounting tensions with West
Iran’s army began military exercises Thursday in strategic southern regions east of the Strait of Hormuz, state news agency IRNA reported.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel’s Netanyahu Returns As Premier With Rightwing Cabinet
Benjamin Netanyahu returned as prime minister with the most right-wing government in Israel’s history during a turbulent session of the Knesset, the parliament.
Israel: New right-wing government announces top priority is Jewish settlement expansion in West Bank
In a move that will be widely condemned, Israel’s new right-wing coalition government announced Wednesday that its top priority is to expand Jewish settlements in the disputed areas of the Golan Heights, the West Bank, and east Jerusalem, DW reports.
Targeting Hamas, Hezbollah aerial threats, IDF boosts ‘sling’ system on borders
As the Hezbollah and Hamas terror groups step up their aerial aggression against Israel, using drones and other UAVs in attack and surveillance attempts against the Jewish State, the IDF is expanding its use of the so-called “Sling” system on its borders.

Inside the United States
White House to Jim Jordan, James Comer: Sorry, but you have to restart your oversight requests
The Biden White House launched its first major broadside in response to incoming House Republicans likely to spearhead aggressive oversight of the administration.
Biden signs $1.7 trillion spending bill into law
President Biden on Thursday signed into law Congress’ $1.7 trillion spending bill to fund federal agencies through September.
Biden admin proposes reversing ‘conscience’ protections for healthcare workers over abortion
The Department of Health and Human Service has proposed rescinding Trump-era protections for healthcare workers that barred funding to facilities that required them to perform services contrary to their conscientious objections.

Christian News
China Frees Church Elder, But Online Gathering Interrupted
A Christian leader has been released after spending four years in a Chinese prison for his involvement in a banned church, but concerns remain about other jailed church members, Worthy News learned Thursday.
Nigeria: Fulani herdsmen hack six Christian farmers to death in Benue state
In a years-long spate of deadly attacks, six more Christian farmers in Nigeria’s Benue state were murdered by Fulani Islamic terrorist herdsmen in recent weeks, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.