Prophecy News Watch - July 15, 2022

Around the World
Russia, Ukraine Progress On Tackling Hunger
With millions of people facing starvation, Russia and Ukraine agreed to end their dispute over blocked grain exports by next week, the United Nations and Turkey said Wednesday.
WHO chief says pandemic ‘nowhere near over,’ urges masks as cases rise
The head of the World Health Organization this week warned that governments should re-deploy mitigation measures such as mask-wearing in the face of globally rising infection rates of SARS-CoV-2.
Italy President Rejects PM’s Resignation
Italian President Sergio Mattarella has rejected the resignation of Prime Minister Mario Draghi despite a political crisis of soaring prices.
Russia reported to have ordered shutdown of Jewish Agency work
Russia has reportedly ordered the Jewish Agency to stop all work in the country, the Jerusalem Post stated in an exclusive piece on July 5. The Jewish Agency is vitally important in helping Jews from all over the world to immigrate to Israel - a right that is necessary, especially in light of anti-Semitic persecution.
Hungary Hit By Worst Social Unrest Since Elections (Worthy News In-Depth)
Tense protests continued in Hungary's capital till the early hours of Thursday after the government announced "an energy emergency" and effectively raised taxes for hundreds of thousands of small entrepreneurs as the nation's currency plunged to record lows while inflation reached the highest levels in decades.
Sri Lanka PM Orders Military To Restore Order
Christians and other Sri Lankans facing shortages faced uncertainty Wednesday as the prime minister of Sri Lanka ordered the military to "do whatever is necessary to restore order" after protesters stormed his office.
Turkey: Agreement reached on Ukrainian grain with Russia, UN
Talks between Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, and UN officials on resuming Black Sea exports of Ukraine grain resulted in an agreement to form a coordination center in order to ensure the safety of routes, the Turkish defense minister said on Wednesday.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
US has clinched deal with Saudis for normalization steps toward Israel
US President Joe Biden, during his visit to Jeddah this weekend, will announce the successful brokering of an agreement between Saudi Arabia and Egypt that will see Riyadh take steps toward normalization with Israel, a Middle East diplomat confirmed to The Times of Israel Thursday.
Israel U.S. sign ‘Jerusalem Proclamation’, pledge to deny Iran nuclear weaponry
U.S. President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday, signed a pledge to deny Iran nuclear weapons, closing ranks after long-running disputes between the allies over global diplomacy with Tehran.

Inside the United States
Texas sues Biden administration over emergency abortion guidance
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration on Thursday after the Department of Health and Human Services reiterated guidance this week that says doctors are required to perform an abortion if a pregnant woman's life is in danger.
New unemployment filings in U.S. rise to highest level in 8 months
The number of American workers filing for new unemployment benefits has increased to its highest level since last fall, the Labor Department said Thursday in its weekly update.
Supreme Court’s pro-Second Amendment ruling fuels gun rights groups to target bans, age limits
Second Amendment activists, armed with the Supreme Court’s ruling on the right to carry firearms for self-defense, are rushing to lower courts to challenge laws including age restrictions on handgun purchases and bans on some types of firearms.
HHS instructs pharmacies to give prescribed medicine even if it ends a pregnancy
As America works out its post-Roe future, the US Department of Health and Human Services has told around 60,000 pharmacies they cannot refuse to give out prescribed medications, even if they fear those medicines could be used to end a pregnancy, Axios reports.
US inflation reaches 40-year high as global inflation crisis grinds on
Inflation in the US hit a 40-year high in May, as America joined the UK, the Eurozone, and countries in Africa, South America, and Asia fighting massive consumer prices against a backdrop of the pandemic and the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Christian News
US Jails Danish Evangelist For Weapons Smuggling
A Danish evangelist says he is being held in jail by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) authorities for allegedly “smuggling weapons from Mexico to America.“

Worthy Watch
Cincinnati federal judge temporarily stops Air Force globally from discharging religious vaccine refusers
A federal judge in Cincinnati has certified a national class action lawsuit against the entire U.S. Air Force worldwide and issued a temporary restraining order preventing the Biden administration from enforcing the COVID-19 vaccine mandate on any servicemembers who requested religious exemptions.

Worthy Insights
Investigation Reveals Operations of ‘Powerful’ Yuma County Democrat Who Admitted to Ballot Harvesting
An undercover video at the polls helped investigators disrupt a local ballot harvesting operation run by a Democratic operative in Arizona, in a scheme that prosecutors have described as a “modern day political machine seeking to influence the outcome” of a 2020 municipal election.