Prophecy News Watch - July 18, 2022

Around the World
US and Israel want to unite Middle East against Iran, but Iraq could pose a problem
It has become a kind of mantra in Washington and Jerusalem: Integrate much of the Middle East, including Israel, into a single security system to keep Iran in its place.
US, Saudi Arabia agree on stopping Iran getting nuclear weapons
The United States and Saudi Arabia agreed on the importance of stopping Iran from "acquiring a nuclear weapon," during a visit by US President Joe Biden, a joint statement carried by the Saudi state news agency (SPA) said.
France’s Macron Suffers Vaccination Defeat
French President Emmanuel Macron is weighing his options after parliament rejected a cabinet plan to enforce jabs against COVID-19 on travelers.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Normalization with Israel only if two-state solution reached, Saudi FM says
Saudi Arabia will not fully normalize relations with Israel until a two-state solution with the Palestinian population is reached, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said in an interview with CNN news on Saturday.
In Bethlehem, Biden pledges to keep up efforts for Israel Palestine peace
U.S. President Joe Biden pledged on Friday to keep up efforts to support a just solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict even though the goal of a two-state solution appeared far off.
Biden: Saudi Arabia Opens Airspace For Israel; Tensions Remain Over Murder Journalist
U.S. President Joe Biden said Friday that Saudi Arabia had agreed to open its airspace to aircraft flying to and from Israel, but there were no signs yet that the Islamic kingdom would recognize the Jewish state.

Inside the United States
Several Killed In Indiana Mall Shooting
At least three people were fatally shot and two injured late Sunday after a gunman opened fire in a shopping mall in the U.S. state of Indiana before an armed “good Samaritan” stopped him, police said.
Trump-appointed judge blocks Biden administration’s Title IX protections for transgender students
A federal judge halted the Education Department’s Title IX guidance, which ensures protections against discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
New York goes back to court over concealed carry restrictions passed after SCOTUS defeat
A gun rights organization is suing New York over tight restrictions the state imposed on concealed carry permit holders after the Supreme Court in late June struck down state provisions restricting the issuance of such licenses.
House passes abortion rights measures after SCOTUS overturns Roe v. Wade
The House passed two bills on Friday to codify the right to an abortion in federal law and to protect interstate travel to receive the procedure.

Christian News
China Bans Christians From Platforms
Outspoken Chinese Christians face more restrictions after China’s Communist government banned “illegal religious content” and closed numerous websites, Worthy News learned Saturday.
Brazil, Hungary Support Persecuted Christians, Attack LGBTQ Activism
Hungary’s recently inaugurated president says she and her Brazilian counterpart have agreed to support persecuted Christians and to protect the unborn and traditional families.

Worthy Watch
Uvalde report finds ‘systemic failures and egregious poor decision-making’ by police
The Texas House report into the Uvalde elementary school shooting in May that killed 21 people, including 19 children, said the massacre was unable to be stopped due to "systemic failures and egregious poor decision-making."

Worthy Insights
Israel’s Former Washington Ambassador: Biden Leaked Israeli Intel for Iran Deal
As President Biden returns to the US from a visit to Israel and Saudi Arabia, one insider noted a disturbing factor contributing to the erosion of the relationship between the US and Israel; White House intel leaks that harm Israel’s security interests.
Released NIH Emails Show Fauci’s Department Not Only Knew About Gain-of-Function but Raised the Alarm Years Before Outbreak
Four years before the world battled the rampant peril of COVID-19, officials at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases expressed concerns over what they called “gain-of-function” research in China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology, according to documents received by Judicial Watch in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.
CDC Directs LGBT Children to Secretive Chats About Sex Changes, Activism, the Occult
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is promoting to youth an online chat space that discusses sex, polyamorous relationships, the occult, sex change operations, and activism, and is specifically designed to be quickly hidden while being used. It also mixes LGBT adults and children and is run in part by Planned Parenthood.
Biden Removes Israeli Flag for E. Jerusalem Meeting with Palestinians
Along with many other snubs disrespecting his Israeli hosts, President Biden removed the Israeli flag from his limousine before travelling to his meeting with Palestinian representatives in the eastern section of Jerusalem.