Prophecy News Watch - March 1, 2023

Around the World
‘Ukraine To Join NATO In Long-Term”; Clashes Intensify
The secretary general of NATO effectively warned Moscow on Monday that Ukraine would become a military alliance member in the “long term” as frontline clashes intensified and Kyiv’s military hit targets deep inside Russia.
US Treasury Secretary Yellen In Ukraine After Deadly Drone Strike
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen arrived in Kyiv to reaffirm U.S. support for Ukraine's struggle against Russia’s invasion, hours after deadly drone strikes in Ukraine and a counterattack against a Russian warplane.
Trains Collide In Greece; Dozens Killed
Authorities say at least 32 people have been killed and 85 injured in northern Greece after two trains collided.
UN atomic agency confirms Iran has enriched uranium close to weapons grade
Inspectors from the United Nations nuclear watchdog found uranium particles enriched up to 83.7 percent in Iran’s underground Fordo nuclear site, a report seen Tuesday by The Associated Press and other major news outlets said, confirming earlier reports.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
American Citizen Killed in Jericho Area Terror Attack as Judea, Samaria Violence Expands
alestinian terrorists killed an Israeli-American citizen in another deadly attack Monday on a main highway near the city of Jericho. The killing came on the same day that the family of two murdered brothers from a Jewish community in Samaria buried their sons at Jerusalem's Mt. Herzl Cemetery.
Protesters launch nationwide ‘day of disruption’ against justice overhaul
The protest movement against the government’s justice overhaul plan was set to escalate its tactics on Wednesday in a “national day of disruption.”

Inside the United States
Number of Americans identifying as LGBT has doubled in last decade, poll shows
A new Gallup poll shows that the percentage of Americans identifying as LGBT has doubled in the last 10 years, the Christian Post reports. Released on Wednesday last week, the poll was based on responses from 10,700 American adults in 2022.
Pro-life activists ‘unlawfully arrested’ for protesting fetal organ harvesting outside San Francisco hospital By Ryan Foley, Christian Post Reporter
Pro-life activists say they were unlawfully arrested for handing out flyers outside a San Francisco hospital they believe is using aborted babies' remains in fetal tissue research.

Christian News
Ancient Biblical city of Antioch was devastated in Turkey earthquake
The ancient Turkish city of Antioch, where the Bible says followers of Jesus were first called Christians, has been devastated by the catastrophic 7.8-magnitude earthquake which hit Turkey and Syria on February 6 and killed 42,000 people, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
Uganda: Forty Christian children rescued after abduction by Islamist, “we thank God”
Forty Christian children in Uganda have been rescued after being kidnapped by Islamists who may have planned to sell them to a militant group in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. The children’s abduction is one of many documented examples of the intense persecution of Christians in Uganda.