Prophecy News Watch - February 23, 2023

Around the World
Pence: ‘We Are Involved in a Proxy War’; Putin: ‘The West Is Using Ukraine As a Battering Ram’
It appears that former Vice President Mike Pence and Russian President Vladimir Putin agree on one thing: Ukraine is the vehicle by which the West aims to stop Russia from re-establishing the former Soviet Union.
US officials: Russia carried out failed “Satan II” nuclear missile test ahead of Biden visit to Ukraine
US officials have stated Russia carried out a failed test of its intercontinental “Satan II” ballistic missiles ahead of President Joe Biden's surprise visit to Ukraine this week, the London Standard reports.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Knesset shoots down opposition bill to enable adoption for same sex couples
The Knesset rejected on Wednesday an opposition lawmaker’s bill that sought to officially enable same-sex couples and single people to adopt children.
4.5-magnitude tremor felt in Israel amid uptick in seismic activity
The Israel Geological Institute said a 4.5-magnitude tremor was recorded in the country on Wednesday morning, for the second time this week.
Netanyahu said to huddle repeatedly with military brass over possible attack on Iran
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly held a series of secret high-level meetings with top military officials aimed at upping preparations for a possible confrontation with Iran.

Inside the United States
Thousands of flights delayed, canceled across U.S. as severe winter storm pushes across US
Over 2,391 flights across the United States are being canceled Wednesday – as a powerful winter storm with blizzard conditions sweeps across a large swath of the country.
Supreme Court Hears Arguments Concerning Tech Giants’ Liability for Social Media Content
The Internet could soon face a significant transformation, courtesy of the Supreme Court.
Moderna enters R&D collaboration for mRNA gene-editing therapies
Moderna Inc will collaborate with privately-owned Life Edit Therapeutics Inc under an agreement to discover and develop mRNA gene-editing therapies, the companies said on Wednesday.

Christian News
Anne Graham Lotz: This Could Be the ‘Last Great Awakening’ as Asbury Revival Fires Reach New Campuses
The wave of revival fire shows no signs of stopping as new reports come in from colleges and universities across the nation. Flames from the Asbury University Awakening in the small town of Wilmore, Kentucky have fully ignited into spontaneous worship, prayer, and repentance as the Holy Spirit continues to fill students' hearts and minds.
Nicaragua Removes Citizenship Church Leaders And Many Others
Nicaragua has stripped more than 90 people of their Nicaraguan citizenship, including the bishop of Managua and a Catholic priest, as part of a crackdown on opponents of the country’s autocratic President Daniel Ortega.
Pakistan Christian Family Faces Deportation Despite Death Threats (Worthy News In-Depth)
A Christian family who fled Pakistan after angry Muslim crowds torched their home and one of them was nearly beaten to death, face forced deportation from Thailand, Worthy News established.
China: Government persecution of Christians worsened last year, report says
The US-based ChinaAid persecution watchdog organization attests in a new report that China’s ruling Communist Party intensified its notorious harassment and mistreatment of Christians in the country last year, the Christian Post reports.