Prophecy News Watch - January 11, 2023

Around the World
Sweden Says it Can’t Meet All of Turkey’s Demands; NATO Entry Now Up to Ankara
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg has called on Turkey to lift its block against Sweden’s accession to the transatlantic alliance, after Stockholm acknowledged it cannot meet Ankara’s demands.
U.S. Navy seizes over 2,100 Iranian assault rifles in Gulf of Oman bound for Yemen
The U.S. Navy said Tuesday that it seized over 2,100 assault rifles from a fishing vessel in the Gulf of Oman that it believes came from Iran and were meant for the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Monk Kidnapped By Islamists Elected Bishop
A Syriac Catholic monk and priest who was kidnapped in Syria by militants of the Islamic State (IS) group has been elected Archbishop of Homs, the Vatican confirmed Tuesday.
Peru: At least 17 dead amid protests calling for President Boularte to resign
At least 17 people have been killed in Peru amid clashes between supporters of former left-wing President Pedro Castillo, who was arrested for sedition and high treason in December, and government security forces backing new president Dina Boularte, BBC News
Iran sentences 3 more protestors to death for “waging war against God”
Ignoring Western condemnation of its actions, Iran’s judiciary has sentenced three more anti-government protesters to death on charges of “waging war on God,” Reuters reports. Iran’s Islamic extremist regime has already executed four people involved in nationwide protests triggered by the death in custody of Mahsa Amini, a young woman who had been arrested for not wearing her hijab correctly in September last year.
Brazil’s Ex-President Condemns Brasilia Attack
Brazil’s former president and conservative rightwing leader Jair Bolsonaro has condemned supporters who invaded and ransacked the government’s top institutions on Sunday.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Netanyahu: In a democracy there will be no call to civil riots
In a democratic country, the leaders of the opposition are not arrested, just as the government ministers are not called Nazis, the Jewish government isn't called the Third Reich and the citizens are not called to start a civil rebellion," PM Benjamin Netanyahu told President Herzog in a call on Tuesday, Maariv reported.
Israeli officials meet Abraham Accords counterparts in Abu Dhabi ahead of Negev Forum summit
Senior Israeli officials and their counterparts from Abraham Accords countries attended a two-day meeting in Abu Dhabi this week to prepare for the upcoming Negev Forum summit in Morocco later this year, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports. High-level delegations from Egypt and America, including US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, also participated in the meeting.

Inside the United States
Pentagon ditches COVID vaccine mandate for troops
The Pentagon is formally dropping a controversial COVID-19 vaccine mandate for troops, according to a memo from Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.
House Oversight Republicans Reveal Six Things ‘We Will Investigate’
Accompanied by the ominous sound of a bell tolling, a video by House Oversight Republicans lists six scandals the new House Republican majority will investigate in order to “get answers the American people deserve.”
Misplaced Classified Documents In President Biden’s Former Office On Iran, Ukraine, UK
Misplaced classified documents that were illegally held in U.S. President Joe Biden’s former office at a Washington think tank included materials about Iran, Ukraine, and Britain, several sources said.