Prophecy News Watch - February 6, 2023

Around the World
Iran acknowledges ‘tens of thousands’ detained in protests
Iran‘s supreme leader on Sunday reportedly ordered an amnesty or reduction in prison sentences for “tens of thousands” of people detained amid nationwide anti-government protests shaking the country, acknowledging for the first time the scale of the crackdown.
China Threatens Action After US Shoots Down Chinese ‘Spy Balloon’
U.S.-Sino tensions are rising, with China’s government threatening to retaliate after the United States shot down an alleged Chinese spy balloon that flew across the nation for days, including over sensitive American nuclear sites.
Putin: ‘Invasion Of Ukraine Like Fighting Nazi Germany’
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Europe on Thursday that he views the invasion of Ukraine as a fight against Nazi Germany. He spoke as European Union leaders gathered in Kyiv for their largest summit in Ukraine so far.
Europe Court Blames Hungary For Syrian Death (Worthy News Feature)
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled Thursday that Hungary is responsible for the death of a young Syrian who drowned at the Hungarian-Serbian border where 150,000 migrants were “pushed back” last year by Hungarian forces, officials told Worthy News.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Anti-government protests continue for fifth week, over 60,000 Israelis demonstrate across the country
Crowds gathered for a fifth week in cities all over Israel to protest the government’s proposed judicial reforms.
Europe is closer to alignment with Israel on Iran, Netanyahu says
Europe is closer to alignment with Israel when it comes to combating Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his government on Sunday morning after he returned from a meeting in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron.

Inside the United States
House bill rescinding $71B for 87k IRS agents stalled in Senate after nearly 4 weeks without vote
A House-passed bill rescinding $71.5 billion for the hiring of up to 87,000 IRS agents has languished in the Democrat-led Senate for nearly four weeks without a vote.
Chinese Balloon Shot Down Over US After Pressure
U.S. President Joe Biden confirmed Saturday that he ordered the American military to shoot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon over the United States following mounting pressure.
Biden Refuses To Shoot Down China Spy Balloon Over US
U.S. President Joe Biden refused Thursday to order a military strike against a massive spy balloon believed to be from China flying over the continental United States, officials acknowledged.