Prophecy News Watch - January 13, 2022

Around the World
El Salvador Journalists Targeted With Spyware
Dozens of journalists from a leading news site in El Salvador were reportedly targeted with telephone spyware in the most extensive attack yet discovered using the Pegasus software that has been used by governments worldwide.
Russia, NATO In Tense Talks About Ukraine
Talks between the U.S.-led NATO military alliance and Russia ended Wednesday without a breakthrough on preventing a feared Russian invasion into Ukraine.
Britain’s Johnson Pressured To Resign Over Lockdown Party
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces pressure to resign after he admitted to attending a drinks party during a coronavirus lockdown while many could not visit frail loved ones.
Children Die In Spanish Bounce Castle Tragedy
Fresh questions have been raised about jumping castles after a four-year-old girl became the second child to die of injuries in last week's incident with the inflatable structure near Valencia in Spain.
White House to send more than $300 million in aid to Afghanistan despite Taliban control
The White House announced plans Tuesday to send more than $308 million in humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan as millions face starvation under the new Taliban government following President Joe Biden's withdrawal.
EU regulators caution that too many booster shots could weaken immune systems
Regulators from the European Union warned recently that receiving frequent COVID-19 booster shots could have an adverse affect on an individual's immune system.
Iran nuclear talks proceeding too slowly, France says
International negotiations on Iran’s nuclear activities are proceeding so slowly that they are unlikely to lead to any agreement “within a realistic timeframe,” France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Tuesday.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
COVID vaccine for Israeli babies, toddlers expected by April, says health official
Israel is expected to roll out vaccines for babies and toddlers by April, a senior health official said.

Inside the United States
Inflation rises to 7% in December, highest in four decades
Consumer prices increased 7% in the 12 months ending in November, the fastest clip since 1982, solidifying inflation as the greatest threat to President Joe Biden's agenda.
4-Year-Old Cancer Patient Denied Wish Over COVID Jab Status
The U.S.-based Make-A-Wish Foundation has refused to grant 4-year-old cancer patient Rocco DiMaggio a wish to go to Disney World in Florida because he isn’t vaccinated against COVID-19.
$1,051,873,000,000: Record Federal Tax Collections Top $1 Trillion in 3 Months
Total federal tax collections in the first three months of fiscal 2022—October through December—set a record as they topped $1 trillion, hitting $1,051,873,000,000, according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today.
110 Republican Lawmakers Call on Biden To Abandon Iran Nuclear Talks
A coalition of more than 100 Republican lawmakers is calling on the Biden administration to abandon negotiations with Iran aimed at securing a revamped nuclear agreement, according to a letter sent Wednesday to the State Department and obtained exclusively by the Washington Free Beacon.

Christian News
Nepal: Christian couple reunited with baby son after being thrown out of Hindu relatives’ home
A young Christian couple in Nepal have been reunited with their infant son after radical Hindu family members took him and ordered them to leave their home, Morning Star News reports. Nepal ranks 34 on the US Open Doors Watch List 2022 of top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted.