Prophecy News Watch - June 16, 2022

Around the World
EU Signs Gas Deal With Israel To Bypass Russia
Europeans struggling to pay their utilities were hoping for some relief Thursday after the European Union signed a deal with Israel and Egypt to boost natural gas exports to Europe to replace imports from Russia.
U.S. forces capture senior ISIS leader in Syria raid
U.S. forces detained a senior ISIS leader who defense officials say is an experienced bomb maker during an operation in Syria on Thursday.
Taiwan says its supersonic missiles can strike Beijing
Taiwanese Legislative Speaker You Si-kun warned China on Sunday that Taiwan possesses supersonic missiles capable of reaching the Chinese capital city of Beijing.
Putin humiliated as Israel turns on ‘ally’ Russia to strike major energy deal with EU
The EU and Israel are set to sign a natural gas export deal today that will help to decrease Europe's reliance on Russia. The bloc is heavily dependent on Russian oil and gas exports, relying on Moscow for about 40 percent of its energy imports in 2021. According to Israel's Energy Ministry, a deal with the EU will for the first time allow "significant" exports of Israeli gas to Europe.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
In landmark deal signed in Cairo, Israel to export natural gas, via Egypt, to Europe
Israel, Egypt and the European Union signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday in Cairo that will see Israel export its natural gas to the bloc for the first time.
Gantz calls for US-led military build-up against Iran
Israel will act anywhere in the world to protect its citizens, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned on Tuesday, as security agencies remained on high alert over Iranian plans to kill or abduct Israelis visiting Turkey.
‘If Syria continues to let Iranian weapon planes land, risks losing airport’
The Syrian regime led by President Bashar Assad risks losing its Damascus International Airport if Iran continues to use the site to smuggle advanced weapons to Hezbollah, the head of research at an Israeli defense research center has warned.

Inside the United States
Historic win by Texas Republican Mayra Flores latest sign Hispanics ditching Democrats
Newly minted Republican Rep.-elect Mayra Flores's electoral victory in Texas marked the latest warning sign for Democrats that Hispanic voters are increasingly dissatisfied with their agenda and potentially shifting to the Republican Party.
Fed hikes rates by 0.75 percentage point, biggest increase since 1994
The Federal Reserve approved the largest hike to its benchmark interest rate since 1994 on Wednesday as officials frantically seek to tamp down the decades-high inflation hitting household budgets.

Christian News
Nigeria: Fulani murder 11 in Benue State Christian community, “I suspect a grand plan to annihilate us”
Fulani jihadist militants murdered at least 11 people in Nigeria’s majority-Christian Benue State on June 12, in an ongoing slaughter of Christians in the north of the country, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Muslims Attack Christian Family In Turkey
A Christian family is recovering after an attack by dozens of Muslims in south-eastern Turkey before a historic church service in the area, Christians confirmed Wednesday.
Egypt Charges Muslim With Killing Christian
Egyptian authorities have charged a Muslim man with the murder of 30-year-old Egyptian Christian Kyrillos Megally, who died in hospital on June 7, three days after being attacked.
Myanmar Army Torches Christian Homes
Myanmar’s ruling military has destroyed hundreds of Christian homes in recent days while fighting perceived threats to its power base, Christian aid workers told Worthy News.

Worthy Watch
Lake Mead is at just 29% capacity
As of Sunday the depth of Lake Mead is a little over 1045 feet above sea level. The lake has lost another 6 feet of water in just one month. Lake Mead is now at 29% capacity.
Canada To Change Definition of “Fully-Vaccinated”
Trudeau’s health minister Jean-Yves Duclos says two-doses of the Covid jab “doesn’t work anymore.” The government is “transitioning” to a new definition of what it means to be “fully-vaccinated."

Worthy Insights
Michigan’s First Openly Gay AG: ‘A Drag Queen for Every School’
Michigan's first openly gay attorney general says there should be ''a drag queen for every school.''
More Than 40 Churches and Pro-Life Groups Have Been Attacked, But You Wouldn’t Know It from Mainstream Media
Churches and pro-life facilities have been attacked at least 41 times in less than two months, but it is a story of political violence that the media has ignored.
Op-Ed: Time to help the Iranian people overthrow the regime’
The Iranian people don’t want the United States to overthrow their regime. They want the United States and the world to stand with them as they overthrow the regime, said Caroline Glick in this week’s episode of “Mideast News Hour.”
Pro-abortion militants Jane’s Revenge say 30 days of mercy have ‘expired,’ promise more attacks on pro-life centers
Pro-abortion militants Jane's Revenge has declared that their 30 days of patience and mercy have come to an end. "Your thirty days expired yesterday," they state in an open letter proffered on June 15. "We offered an honourable way out. You could have walked away. Now the leash is off. And we will make it as hard as possible for your campaign of oppression to continue."