Prophecy News Watch - January 7, 2022

Around the World
European Governments Ratchet Up Pressure, Mandates on Unvaccinated
Italy’s government on Wednesday issued a decree making COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for everyone aged 50 and other, while French citizens pondered President Emmanuel Macron’s assertion – using coarse language – to the effect that he wanted to make life so unpleasant for the unvaccinated that they would submit.
European court rules in favor of Christian bakery that refused to make cake supporting gay marriage
The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a complaint against a Christian bakery in Northern Ireland that refused to make a cake supporting gay marriage on religious grounds.
Russian-led Alliance In Kazakhstan As Police Kill Dozens
A Russian-led military alliance dispatches peacekeepers to Kazakhstan after the country's president asked for help in controlling anti-government protests, which killed dozens.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel Spends $6 Million to Boost Space Tech Startups, From Microchips to Zero-Gravity Vegetables
Israel has earmarked about $6 million (18.5 million shekels) for eleven space tech startups as part of a program to promote research and development of satellite communications, rocket propulsion and sensors.
IDF’s Home Front Command preparing to confront internal disruptions in next war
The IDF Home Front Command’s Southern Branch will respond to internal security incidents such as riots faster and more accurately during future military operations.

Inside the United States
US Monthly Trade Deficit Surges to Near-Record High
The U.S. trade deficit surged to a near-record high of $80.2 billion in November as exports slowed at the same time that imports jumped sharply.
Supermajority of American voters believe the country’s society, culture in ‘a state of decay’
More than three-quarters of U.S. votes believe their society is in decline, according to a new poll from the Trafalgar Group in conjunction with Convention of States Action.
Judge tosses multi-state lawsuit fighting Biden’s cancellation of Keystone XL pipeline
A federal judge dismissed Thursday a multi-state lawsuit challenging President Biden’s cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that the company’s subsequent decision to kill the project renders the legal battle moot.
Trump Hits Back After Biden Blames Him For Capitol Riots
U.S. President Joe Biden blamed Donald J. Trump for last year’s deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C., prompting an angry response from his predecessor. “This political theater is all just a distraction for the fact Biden has completely and totally failed,” Trump said in a statement monitored by Worthy News.

Christian News
Uganda: Muslim husband murders wife and children for their faith in Christ
A Muslim man in Kayunga, Uganda is understood to have murdered his wife and two children by strangulation and hanging because his spouse and eight-year-old child received Christ following Christmas worship services last month, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Although Muslims are a minority in Uganda, Christians in the country have been increasingly vulnerable to violent attacks by Islamic extremists.
New report: Over 100 US Christian schools are connected to Planned Parenthood
A new study has shown that 103 US Christian colleges and universities in the United States have had connections to Planned Parenthood, America’s largest abortion provider, the Christian Post (CP) reports. The study was conducted by the Institute for Pro-Life Advancement (IPLA), which asserts that a connection with Planned Parenthood is an “endorsement of abortion violence.”