Prophecy News Watch - January 17, 2023

Around the World
German court tries to force COVID vaccine on Holocaust survivor
A German court tried to force 85-year-old Holocaust survivor Inna Zhvanetskaya to get COVID-19 vaccinations and be committed to a psychiatric facility.
Italy Detains Most Wanted Mafia Boss (Worthy News Radio)
Italy's most wanted Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro, who was accused of several high-profile murders, has been detained after three decades on the run. The man was captured Monday by police at a private hospital on the Italian island of Sicily.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
‘If the world abandons Israel, Netanyahu will bomb Iran’s nuclear facilities,’ says National Security Council chief
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel is prepared to use force to confront Iran, hours after a senior security official claimed the prime minister would be willing to bomb Iran’s nuclear facilities if other options for preventing the Islamic Republic from acquiring nuclear weapons are exhausted.
‘Immediate reversal’ – 90 countries demand Israel lift PA sanctions, restore terror funding
A group of more than 90 countries — the majority of them Arab, but also including European, Asian, and South American nations — signed an open letter on Monday, demanding that Israel lift sanctions recently introduced against the Palestinian Authority.
Iranian mullah visits Israel for secret meeting with senior officials
The i24NEWS media outlet reported exclusively Monday that an Iranian Shiite mullah recently went to Israel for a secret meeting with officials close to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Inside the United States
House GOP Introduces Bill to Stop Govt From Colluding With Big Tech to Censor Free Speech
Several House Republicans introduced a bill on Jan. 13 that would prohibit federal workers from using their position to advocate for censoring free speech expressed on social media platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook, and on other outlets.
Supreme Court to hear case on Evangelical employee wanting Sundays off as Sabbath
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case brought by an Evangelical Christian who claims his employer discriminated against him by refusing to honor his religious beliefs and allow him Sundays off as a Sabbath, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
House Republicans file legislation to end COVID-19 vaccination requirement for international air travelers
A group of eight House Republicans have introduced legislation to end a federal mandate requiring foreign air travelers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before entering the United States. House bill HR 185 was filed by Representative Thomas Massie and seven GOP co-sponsors on January 9.

Christian News
Islamists Burn Priest To Death In Nigeria; Colleague Injured
Suspected Islamist gunmen burned a Catholic priest to death and shot and injured his colleague in northwest Nigeria on Sunday, police and church sources said, prompting Christians to call for prayers.