Prophecy News Watch - February 13, 2023

Around the World
Death Toll Turkey, Syria Quake In Tens of Thousands Amid Unrest
The death toll of last Monday’s massive earthquakes in southeastern Turkey and northern Syria approached at least 35,000 with tens of thousands unaccounted for, but rescue work was hampered by unrest in Turkey’s southern region, officials and relief groups said.
Turkey earthquake opened 190-mile-long fissure, satellite images show
Two enormous cracks in Earth's crust opened near the Turkish-Syrian border after two powerful earthquakes shook the region on Monday (Feb. 6), killing over 20,000 people.
Islamic State kills 11 in central Syria gun attack, says monitor
At least 11 people, mostly civilians, were killed in a central Syria attack blamed on the Islamic State group, a war monitor said Sunday.
Turkey-Syria earthquake death toll likely to surpass 56,000, UN emergency aid chief says
The death toll from this week's devastating earthquakes in southeastern Turkey and northern Syria is expected to surpass 56,000 people, United Nations emergency relief chief Martin Griffiths said.
Russian Missiles Rain On Ukraine After Western Jets Request (Worthy News Radio)
Kyiv says Russia launched over 50 missiles at Ukraine Friday, a day after President Volodymyr Zelensky pleaded in Europe for more military support, including fighter jets. Despite one of Russia's worst air attacks, Zelensky claims he hasn't given up hope on winning the war and seeks European Union membership.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
IDF launches joint air defense, cyber drill with US Central Command
The Israel Defense Forces and US Central Command (CENTCOM) launched a joint drill Sunday focused on air defense, cyber security, intelligence and logistics, the Israeli military said.
President Herzog: ‘Israel is on the verge of a constitutional and social collapse’
Israel’s president called for greater dialogue between the Right and Left, warning Sunday that the country is descending into a major social crisis.

Inside the United States
US Shoots Down ‘UFOS’ Over America, Canada
The U.S. confirmed Sunday it shot down another unidentified flying object (UFO) in the fourth such military operation this month alone.
US launches unarmed ICBM into Pacific days after shooting down Chinese spy balloon
The United States fired an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile into the Pacific Ocean as an implicit signal of nuclear readiness to North Korea and China.

Christian News
Nicaragua Jails Bishop For 26 Years
The pope on Sunday condemned the long imprisonment of Nicaraguan Bishop Rolando José Álvarez Lagos, a prominent opponent of autocratic President Daniel Ortega.
Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger on Genocide Watch NGO list of conflicts to monitor
The Sahel region of Africa, including Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger, has been placed on a list prepared by the US-based Genocide Watch NGO of top 10 conflicts to watch in 2023.
Church of England: ‘God’s Blessing For Gay Marriage’ (Worthy News In-Depth)
After agreeing to make God, “gender neutral,” the Church of England confirmed Thursday it wants to “bless” same-sex marriage and civil partnerships.