Prophecy News Watch - July 27, 2022

Around the World
US Report: Iran is continuing its misinformation campaign against minority faith groups
The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) attests in its new report published this month that Iran’s Ja’afri Shi’a Islamic regime is continuing a misinformation campaign of propaganda against religious minorities it began last year. Neither Non-Muslim citizens nor adherents of other Islamic traditions are afforded equal protection under the law in Iran, the USCIRF reports attest.
IAEA chief: Iran’s nuclear program is galloping ahead, we have very limited visibility
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Rafael Grossi warned on Friday that Iran's nuclear program is "galloping ahead" and his agency has very limited visibility on what is happening.
Pope Apologizes For Indigenous School Abuse
Pope Francis has asked for forgiveness for the role of church members in Canada’s “catastrophic” residential school system, in which Indigenous children were forcibly removed from their families and communities.
EU Agrees To Reduce Gas Consumption Despite Hungary’s Objections
The European Union announced a deal Tuesday to curb its natural gas consumption between now and spring despite objections of EU member state Hungary.
Adviser To Hungary’s Premier Quits Over ‘Pure Nazi Speech’
The longtime top adviser of Hungary’s hardline nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has resigned over a “pure Nazi speech” in which he spoke out against becoming a "mixed race.”
As NATO Grows, China and Russia Seek to Bring Iran, Saudi Arabia Into Fold
In the East, however, security and economy-focused blocs led by Beijing and Moscow are looking to take on new members of their own, including Iran and Saudi Arabia, two influential Middle Eastern rivals whose interest in shoring up cooperation on this new front could have a significant impact on global geopolitical balance.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israeli scientists discover method to accurately predict major earthquakes
Israeli scientists have published a study detailing a method by which a major earthquake can be predicted with 80% accuracy 48 hours before it strikes, the Jerusalem Post reports. Devastating, deadly earthquakes have occurred in all parts of the world, including the Far East and Europe, and are not confined to specific regions.
Israel says Russians fired at its jets over Syria in May in ‘one-off’
Israel said on Tuesday that its military jets came under Russian anti-aircraft fire over Syria in May but they missed their target, describing the confrontation as a "one-off incident".
‘All of Israel’s gas fields are under threat’: Nasrallah in fresh threat over offshore rigs
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah threatened Israel on Monday with an attack on one of its offshore oil rigs, according to an interview broadcast on the Lebanese Al-Mayadeen TV channel.

Inside the United States
Biden administration plans ID cards for unauthorized immigrants
The Biden administration is hoping to roll out a pilot scheme that would provide unauthorized immigrants with temporary ID cards while they await a decision on their immigration cases, Axios reports. The government will seek Congressional approval for the plan before the midterm elections in November.
22 states sue to stop Biden administration from linking school lunches to gender-identity agenda
Twenty-two Republican attorneys general sued Tuesday to block the Agriculture Department’s newly announced guidance making student-lunch funds contingent on enforcing the Biden administration’s gender-identity agenda.
Democrats introduce bill to enact term limits for Supreme Court justices
A group of House Democrats introduced a bill on Tuesday to enact term limits for Supreme Court justices, arguing that the move will “restore legitimacy and independence to the nation’s highest court.”

Christian News
Four Baptist Christians Facing Death Hiding In Sudan
Four members of the Sudanese Baptist Church in western Sudan’s Central Darfur state are in hiding amid concerns they may be executed after the men were released on bail, Worthy News learned Monday.
UK: Christian fired for “hate speech” against gay community files suit against employer
A Christian mayoral candidate in the UK is suing her employer for wrongful dismissal after she was fired for spreading “hate speech” by including her belief in traditional Christian marriage in her election campaign leaflet, CBN News reports.