Prophecy News Watch - June 15, 2022

Around the World
Ukraine Faces Losses As Russia Pounds East
Authorities say evacuations of civilians and troops have become impossible in eastern Ukraine's embattled city of Severodonetsk as Russian forces the region. The clashes come amid mounting concerns about the plight of three men sentenced to death by pro-Russian separatists for fighting with Ukrainian forces.
Canada, Denmark End Whiskey War Over Island
Canada and Denmark agreed Tuesday to end their years-long “whiskey war,” fought with weapons such as bottles of alcohol and flags, over a tiny rock island in the Arctic.
WHO renaming monkeypox virus after scientists voice concern that it is ‘discriminatory and stigmatizing’
The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that it will rename the monkeypox virus, which has infected more than 1,600 people in 39 countries this year, after a group of scientists voiced concerns that the name could be stigmatizing.
US: Iran escalating tensions as satellite images show preparations for rocket launch
Iran appeared to be readying for a space launch Tuesday as satellite images showed a rocket on a rural desert launch pad, just as tensions remain high over Tehran’s nuclear program.
China Using COVID Surveillance For Crackdown On Dissent
Chinese authorities are using the country’s massive COVID surveillance infrastructure to prevent a protest against the freezing of bank accounts as part of a broader crackdown, depositors say.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Elections soon? A bill to dissolve the Knesset to be voted on next week
The Likud intends to bring a bill to dissolve the Knesset and initiate an election next Wednesday.
Israeli tourists in Turkey taken to safety amid Iran terror threat
A group of Israeli tourists in Istanbul Turkey had to be taken to safety in a bullet-proof vehicle Monday after a tip-off that an Iranian terrorist cell was waiting to kill or kidnap them from their hotel, the Jewish News Syndicate (JNS) reports. Turkish MIT intelligence agents had recently arrested a number of Iranians who they believed were planning shooting and kidnapping attacks on Israeli tourists in Turkey, JNS reports.
Poll: Netanyahu’s right wing bloc would win most seats if election was held now
A poll released by Israel’s Channel 12 News on Monday shows that if a general election were held now, former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing bloc would win 60 seats in the Knesset, just one seat short of the majority needed to form a coalition, Israel National News (INN) reports. Led by Netanyahu, the Likud party would have the most seats at 36, Monday’s poll found.

Inside the United States
US producer prices soar 10.8% in May as energy costs spike
U.S. producer prices surged 10.8% in May from a year earlier, underscoring the ongoing threat to the economy from inflation that shows no sign of slowing.
House passes expanded security for Supreme Court justices’ families, 27 Democrats vote ‘no’
The House passed a bill on Tuesday that would provide security protections to family members of Supreme Court justices, sending the measure to President Biden’s desk for final approval.
Pro-life protestors win appeal in lawsuit alleging they caused emotional distress, nuisance
Three pro-life protestors who held up pictures of aborted babies outside a school in Washington DC have won their appeal in a suit filed by the school alleging they had inflicted emotional distress (IIED) and caused a private nuisance, Christian Headlines (CH) reports.
Jan. 6 committee will not make any criminal referrals, chairman says
The chair of the House committee investigating the Capitol riot said Monday night that the panel will not make any criminal referrals, even though its leaders have previously hinted at the possibility of doing so.
NYPD exodus: Police on pace to quit, retire in record numbers
More than 1,500 NYPD officers have either resigned or retired so far this year – on pace to be the biggest exodus of officers since the statistics have been available, The Post has learned.

Christian News
Nigeria’s Army Questioned As Islamic Militants Kill Dozens Of Christians (Worthy News Investigation)
Pressure mounts on the Nigerian government to explain the military's role in attacks by suspected Islamic Fulani militants against Christians in the northern Kaduna State that left at least 32 dead.
Pakistan Gives Christian Brothers Death Sentence Over Blasphemy Allegations
Christians in Pakistan are weighing their options after the Lahore High Court upheld the death sentence of two brothers, both Christians, for alleged “blasphemy” against Islam.
Iran using proxy militias to force Christians out of Middle East
A Christian advocacy organization has reported that Iran is using proxy militias to force Christian communities out of Middle Eastern countries and develop Islamic supremacy in the region, the Christian Post (CP) reports.

Worthy Watch
Soros Backed Group Buying Hispanic Radio Stations
George Soros bought Up $80 million dollars worth of Spanish radio stations in hopes of reversing the Latino migration to the Republican party.
Massive Flooding in Montana
Yellowstone National Park officials remained closed as dangerous floods and rockslides have eroded roads, ripped apart bridges, and led to evacuations this week. With flood levels "beyond record levels" and rainfall expected for the next several days, all five entrances to the park remained closed.

Worthy Insights
Disney/Pixar’s ‘Lightyear,’ with same-sex couple, will not play in 14 countries
Walt Disney Co has been unable to obtain permission to show its new Pixar movie "Lightyear" in 14 Middle Eastern and Asian countries, a source said on Monday, and the animated film appeared unlikely to open in China, the world's largest movie market.
Former LGBT Individuals Celebrate Deliverance Through Christ During DC Freedom March: ‘There Is Hope’
A group of ex-LGBT Christians rallied in our nation's capital recently to share their testimonies of how they've found healing and freedom in Jesus Christ.
Idaho Christians ‘Pray for Rain’ on Coeur d’Alene’s “Pride in the Park” event — Forecast to Bring Lightning & Torrential Rainfall
Local Christians across North Idaho have taken to ‘praying for rain’ heading into the weekend in response to a planned LGBT event reportedly hosting satanists, drag queen performers and HIV education booths at the “family-friendly” event.
Taxpayers To Foot Bill for Terrorist’s Sex Change
A transgender inmate who goes by the name Cristina Iglesias has not spent a day outside of federal prison as an adult. Iglesias was locked up in 1994 for sending death threats to federal judges and then pleaded guilty in 2005 to mailing fake anthrax to U.S. allies in the earliest days of the War on Terror. Now, thanks to a judge's ruling, Iglesias is set to become the first transgender inmate to undergo sex-reassignment surgery—on the taxpayer dime.
Washington Post: Yes, kink belongs at Pride. And I want my kids to see it