Prophecy News Watch - March 13, 2023

Around the World
Iran Buys Fighter Aircraft From Russia
Iran has finalized a deal to buy Russia’s Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets in a deal due to raising concerns in Israel, Worthy News monitored Sunday.
25,000 Ask Czech Government To Leave Over Ukraine, Poverty
Pressure mounted Sunday on the Czech Republic’s government after up to 25,000 people demanded its resignation amid anger about the Czech military support for Ukraine and high inflation.
Russian Troops “Destroy” Hundreds Of Ukrainian Forces In Battle (Worthy News Radio)
Russia says its forces continue to attack Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region and claims to have killed over 220 Ukrainian troops over the past 24 hours. However, the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine has caused hardship on both sides.
World Worried Over SVB Bank Collapse
World leaders are anxiously monitoring the global ramifications of Friday’s sudden collapse of startup lender Silicon Valley Bank Financial Group (SVB), the largest bank to fail since the 2008 financial crisis.
Georgia Votes Against Foreign Agent Law After Protests
Georgia's parliament dropped a controversial “foreign agent registration” bill after massive protests and warnings it could hamper the country’s efforts to join the European Union and NATO military alliance.
China’s Xi ‘Re-elected’ As President, Worrying Christians
China’s leader Xi Jinping was formally reappointed as the nation's president for a third 5-year term in a move expected to worry minorities, including Christians and dissidents.
Power Restored At Ukraine Nuclear Site After Deadly Strikes
Power has been restored to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, Europe’s largest after massive Russian strikes killed at least nine people, authorities said Thursday.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel’s Concerns Over China Deal With Iran, Saudi Arabia
China has effectively denied anti-Israeli sentiments in brokering Friday’s peace talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia after Israel expressed concern about the developments.
Israeli Airstrikes Hit Western Syria
Israel’s military hit targets in western Syrian on Sunday, wounding three Syrian soldiers, Syrian state media reported.
Mass Protests Against Israeli Judicial Overhaul Enter 10th Week
Israelis packed city streets on Saturday in nationwide demonstrations now in their 10th week against plans by the hard-right government to curb the Supreme Court’s powers, which critics see as a threat to judicial independence.
Israeli and U.S. Air Force begin joint ‘Red Flag’ exercise
The airforces will include different types of training: “strategic attack in depth, achieving aerial superiority in space, joint attack aircraft, defense of field cells, interception of enemy aircraft, low-altitude flight and attack in unfamiliar terrain rich in anti-aircraft defenses,” the army spokesperson said in a statement.
Netanyahu: ‘Horrible nuclear war’ will break out, if Iran isn’t stopped
A “horrible nuclear war” will break out if the world does not stop Tehran from obtaining atomic weapons, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in his first ever address to the Iranian people on Thursday night.

Inside the United States
FDIC Will Protect All Silicon Valley Bank Deposits After Sudden Collapse, Treasury Says
Federal regulators will safeguard all deposits at Silicon Valley Bank, including money that isn’t normally covered by federal deposit insurance, the Treasury Department announced Sunday evening, a rare and sweeping move just days after the tech-focused bank rapidly collapsed.
US Deficit Surges 52% to $723B Fiscal YTD
The U.S. government posted a $262 billion budget deficit in February, up 21% from a year earlier, as outlays grew and revenues fell, due largely to higher tax refunds issued as the Internal Revenue Service worked through a substantial backlog of unprocessed returns.
US House Votes To Declassify COVID Origins; Biden Pressured (Video)
American President Joe Biden came under pressure Friday after the U.S. House of Representatives voted unanimously to force the White House to declassify the origins of COVID-19.

Worthy Watch
Censorship Industrial Complex Exposed in Congressional Hearing
"The censorship industrial complex combines established methods of psychological manipulation some developed by the US military during the global war on terror, with highly sophisticated tools from computer science, including artificial intelligence. The complex's leaders are driven by their fear that the internet and social media platforms empower populist, alternative, fringe personalities and views which they regard destabilizing," stated Journalist Michael Shellenberger in his opening statement before a Congressional Committee investigating the Twitter Files.