Prophecy News Watch - July 1, 2022

Around the World
‘No progress made’: US blames Iran for failure of indirect nuclear talks
Indirect talks in Qatar’s capital between Iran and the US on reviving a 2015 nuclear deal have concluded with “no progress made,” a State Department spokesperson said late Wednesday.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Yair Lapid takes over as Israel’s 14th prime minister
Yair Lapid officially became prime minister at the stroke of midnight between Thursday and Friday, taking office as the 14th premier in Israel’s history.
Hamas restoring ties with Syria ‘source of concern’ for Israel
Reports that appeared in recent days stating that Hamas and Syria have re-established relations after a decade of rupture between them represent a source of concern for Israel, a senior terrorism research has said.

Inside the United States
US Supreme Court Curbs Government’s Greenhouse Gas Rules
The U.S. Supreme Court has curbed the government's power to limit greenhouse gas emissions in a boost for the traditional energy industry.
Florida Judge Blocks 15-Week Abortion Ban DeSantis Signed to Save Babies From Abortions
Less than one week after the Supreme Court upheld a 15-week abortion ban in the state of Mississippi, a Florida judge has issued a temporary restraining order blocking enforcement of a 15-week abortion ban Governor Ron DeSantis signed to save babies from abortions.
Biden’s EPA Has America’s Biggest Oil Field In Its Regulatory Crosshairs
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering labeling the United States’ largest oil field in violation of ozone pollution standards, threatening drilling operations in the region and, by extension, domestic oil production.
US Supreme Court Backs Biden On Migration
The U.S. Supreme Court says President Joe Biden’s administration can overturn a Trump-era policy that requires asylum seekers to stay in Mexico while their cases are reviewed in U.S. courts.
Biden administration to make abortion pills readily available following reversal of Roe
The Biden administration has announced its plans to make the abortion pills misoprostol and mifepristone more easily available to facilitate medical abortions following the US Supreme Court’s withdrawal of federal abortion rights it conferred in the 1973 case of Roe v Wade, Christian Headlines (CH) reports.
Demonically-inspired activists harass pro-life intercessors
Witch-like demonstrators uttering curses were among thousands of ordinary US citizens who came out in protest against last week’s Supreme Court reversal of abortion rights conferred through the 1973 Roe v Wade case, CBN News reports.

Christian News
Dutch Village Turns To Christ, ‘New Jerusalem,’ Amid Turmoil (Video)
Some 2,000 believers have gathered in the famed Dutch fisher village of Urk to express the hope they say they have in Christ despite their nation’s worst turmoil in years.
Fulani dressed as police kidnap 6 intercessors from Christian center
Amid a 12-year onslaught of murders and abductions of Christians in Nigeria, Fulani jihadists dressed as policemen stormed a Catholic center in Nigeria’s Enugu state and abducted six intercessors earlier this month, Sahara Reporters has reported.
Diverse reactions to reversal of Roe from US Christian Denominations
The Christian Post has compiled a detailed and comprehensive report on the reactions of US Christian denominations to the news that on June 24 the Supreme Court withdrew the federal right to abortion it conferred in the 1973 landmark case of Roe v Wade. Below are excerpts of statements made by a number of the major denominations reacting to the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

Worthy Watch
Biden Backs Filibuster Carve-Out For Abortion
“The most important thing to be clear about is … we have to codify Roe v. Wade in the law and the way to do that is to make sure that Congress votes to do that,” Biden told reporters during a Thursday press conference. “And if the filibuster gets in the way, it’s like voting rights, it should be … we provide an exception … to the filibuster,” Biden said.
Florida Judge Strikes Down Law that Bans Abortions After 15 weeks
Florida 2nd Circuit Court Judge John Cooper struck down the law that would ban abortions after 15 weeks before it could take effect, saying it violates the state's constitution. The law was scheduled to go into effect tomorrow.
Biden Calls on Senate to Use Nuclear Option to Legalize Abortion Across the Country
President Joe Biden called for Senate Democrats to force abortion legalization into law nationwide by temporarily suspending the filibuster.

Worthy Insights
Amazon builds property empire, quietly buying land across the U.S.
Between 2020 and 2022, Amazon tripled the amount of built industrial space it owns in North America, according to company filings. Sometimes Amazon buys existing buildings, such as defunct call centers, but it also purchases bare land, of which the company acquired about 4,000 acres in the same period, says real estate researcher CoStar Group.