Prophecy News Watch - July 12, 2022

Around the World
State Dept. undermines Afghan freedom fighters, condemning their fight against Taliban
The State Department said that it would not support “violent opposition toward the Taliban government” in a statement to The Foreign Desk Thursday.
Poland Says Migrant Crossing Attempts Have Declined Sharply Since Building Of Border Wall
The number of migrants attempting to cross the border from Belarus into Poland has declined by nearly two-thirds since Polish authorities built a wall along the frontier.
‘Ukraine To Recapture Territory With 1-Million Army’
Ukraine’s defense minister says his nation plans a "million-strong army" equipped with weapons of the western NATO military alliance to retake parts of the country now occupied by the Russian military.
Arrests and Clashes Over Cash Crisis In China Province
Uncertainty remained Monday about a deepening crash crisis in central China after authorities disbursed a peaceful protest by hundreds of depositors.
Sri Lanka President, PM Resign After Clashes Over Nation’s Bankruptcy
The president of bankrupt Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, will resign Wednesday amid violent protests against his rule, the parliament speaker said.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Polls see Gantz-Sa’ar party as Israel’s 3rd largest, but election deadlock unbroken
The newly announced alliance between the Blue and White and New Hope parties will become the country’s third-largest party, but won’t draw additional support and won’t break the political deadlock between Israel’s pro- and anti-Netanyahu blocs, according to two polls broadcast Monday.
US leaks of Israeli covert ops against Iran eroding trust, security ahead of Biden visit to region
As President Biden prepares to visit Israel and Saudi Arabia next week, experts and former officials are warning that an often-overlooked issue risks undermining efforts to increase cooperation among U.S. allies in the Middle East.

Inside the United States
Judge strikes down many of Minnesota’s abortion restrictions
A judge declared many of Minnesota’s restrictions on abortion unconstitutional on Monday, including the state’s mandatory 24-hour waiting period and a requirement that both parents be notified before a minor can get an abortion.
Abortion Clinic To Arrive In Gulf of Mexico
Pro-abortion activists looked at the seas Monday after a California doctor proposed a floating abortion clinic in the Gulf of Mexico for women in southern states where the procedure is banned.
Ex-Adviser Bannon To Testify In Trump Hearing
Ex-White House strategist Stephen K. Bannon will testify before a House of Representatives committee investigating the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol after his former boss lifted objections, several sources confirmed.
Texas Gov. Abbott authorizes law enforcement to return illegal immigrants to border
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday issued an executive order that allows Texas law enforcement to return illegal immigrants apprehended in the state back to the U.S. border -- just as counties have urged him to declare the migrant crisis an "invasion."

Christian News
Nigeria: Gunmen kill invade pastor’s home, kill sons, abduct daughter
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen in Nigeria’s Adamawa state broke into a pastor’s home last week, killing his two sons, severely injuring him, and abducting his 13-year-old daughter, Sahara Reporters said.
Pakistan: Christian sentenced to death for disrespecting Muhammad
A court in Pakistan on Monday sentenced Christian Ashfaq Masih to death for allegedly “disrespecting” the Islamic prophet Muhammad five years ago, the Print reports.
Vietnam: Christian families expelled from home village for their faith
Four families in northern Vietnam have been officially expelled from their village homes because they converted to Christianity, Christian Today reports.
Sudan: Four Christians face death penalty for refusal to renounce faith
Four Christian men in Sudan’s Darfur face the death penalty after being tortured and charged with apostasy for refusing to renounce their faith, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reported.

Worthy Watch
Church of England refuses to define the word ‘woman’
The Church of England refused to offer up a definition of a woman, arguing that recent developments required "additional care" when attempting to define the word.

Worthy Insights
U.N. Takes Down Op-Ed: The Benefits of World Hunger
The United Nations posted an article, "The Benefits of World Hunger" however after quotes were circulated on social media, the op-ed was removed. Nevertheless, we were able to obtain the article through the WayBack Machine.
GOP Set To Win Massive Majority In House, Analysis Finds
Republicans are expected to take control of the House of Representatives with a potentially massive majority, according to the Fox News Power Rankings.
Emails Confirm Why CDC Changed Definitions of Vaccine, Vaccinated
Newly obtained emails confirm that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) changed its definition for both “vaccine” and “vaccinated” because people were pointing out that definitions didn’t seem to apply to the COVID-19 vaccines.