Prophecy News Watch - June 3, 2022

Around the World
Russia: US ‘adding fuel to fire’ with $700M weapons package for Ukraine
Russian forces were attempting to extend and consolidate their hold on Ukraine's industrial city of Sievierodonetsk on Thursday, edging closer to claiming a big prize in their offensive in the eastern Donbas region.
British Queen Not At Jubilee Service After Health Scare
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will not attend Friday's Jubilee service at St Paul's Cathedral in London after experiencing “discomfort” at a Buckingham Palace parade in her honor, the palace said.
Iran could have multiple nukes within years, foreign policy think tank says
Iran could be capable of developing multiple nuclear weapons within weeks, according to a new report from a foreign policy nonprofit group.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
In Cyprus, IDF runs drills for potential war with Hezbollah, Lebanon ground assault
The Israel Defense Forces on Thursday wrapped up a major military exercise in Cyprus, simulating a military ground offensive deep inside Lebanon in a potential war against the Iran-backed Hezbollah terror group.
Iron Beam laser defense system will ‘bankrupt’ Israel’s foes
The Iron Beam, a new laser defense system under development, will “bankrupt” Israel’s foes, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said after a visit to the project’s Haifa facility on Wednesday.
Israel and US to cooperate in blocking Iran from obtaining nuclear weapon
Israel and the USA this week pledged to continue coordinating their economic, diplomatic, and military efforts to block Iran from producing nuclear weapons, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports. Israeli and US defense officials have met several times since the beginning of the Biden administration to coordinate efforts in dealing with the Iranian threat.

Inside the United States
President Biden Demands Ban On Assault Weapons After Mass Shootings
U.S. President Joe Biden called for banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in a prime-time address to the nation after mass shootings killed at least a dozen people and injured 55 over the holiday weekend and into this week.
Florida’s 15-week abortion ban faces ACLU and Planned Parenthood lawsuit
A group of healthcare providers filed a lawsuit on Wednesday to prevent Florida's 15-week abortion ban from going into effect next month.
Four Killed In US Hospital Shooting
Authorities say four people were killed as a gunman opened fire inside a U.S. Oklahoma state hospital Wednesday, after a bloody Memorial Day weekend.

Christian News
35 Arkansas congregations consider disaffiliation from United Methodist Church over LGBT stance
Thirty-five Methodist congregations in Arkansas are considering disaffiliation from the mainline United Methodist Church (UMC) denomination amid concerns that the UMC is headed away from its traditional stance on LGBT issues and toward blessing same-sex marriage and allowing noncelibate homosexuals to serve as clergy, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
Middle East Council of Churches meets in Egypt
The General Assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) has been able to hold a meeting in Egypt for the first time, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. That this Christian organization was allowed to meet in Egypt is notable, given that the country ranks 20 on the US Open Doors World Watch List of top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted.

Worthy Watch
The 2nd Amendment is ‘not absolute’
“This is not about taking away anyones rights… The Second Amendment is not absolute,” stated President Joe Biden.
Rep. Thomas Massie Details Many Examples of ‘good people with a gun’ stopped mass shootings
"My Democrat colleagues are either being willfully ignorant or deceptive regarding the dozens of times where "good people with a gun" have stopped mass public shootings," stated Rep. Thomas Massie. Afterward, Massie details examples of 'good people with a gun' stopping mass shootings.
Rep. Jim Jordan: ‘This Bill Is Just Another Democrat Attack on the 2nd Amendment’
“The bill won't make your school safer. It will hamper the rights of law-abiding citizens, and it will do nothing to stop mass shootings. We need to get serious about understanding why this keeps happening. Democrats are always fixated on curtailing the rights of law-abiding citizens, rather than trying to understand why this evil happens.”
Whatever it takes to pass gun control
Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY): "You will not stop us from passing [gun control]. If the filibuster obstructs us, we will abolish it. If the Supreme Court objects, we will expand it."
New study links COVID vaccines to 25% increase in cardiac arrest for both males & females
A new study by Israeli researchers and published in Nature has revealed an increase of over 25 percent in cardiovascular-related emergency calls in the young-adult population, following the rollout of COVID vaccines, among both males and females. No similar increase was found due to COVID infection alone.
Fauci Openly Admits Biden Mask Mandate Is About Preserving “Authority”
Speaking with Fox host Neil Cavuto, Dr. Fauci said “One of the issues, Neil, that I have articulated in the past and I will in the future – it’s less about mandates on the plane than it is about who has the right and the authority and the capability of making public health decisions.”