Prophecy News Watch - March 23, 2023

Around the World
A nuclear war with the US is more likely than ever, Russia warns
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Wednesday that the risk of a nuclear clash was at its highest level in decades, warning that Moscow was in a "de-facto" open conflict with Washington over the war in Ukraine.
Russia, China, Japan, and Ukraine Compete For Attention
As war raged in Ukraine on Tuesday, the Ukrainian, Chinese, Russian, and Japanese leaders competed for world attention.
Russia Raids Nobel Prize-Winning Group
Russian security forces targeted nine leaders of one of Russia’s oldest human rights groups, Memorial, in raids on their homes, activists said Tuesday.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel’s Netanyahu Against Anti-Evangelism Law After Global Outrage (Worthy News In-Depth)
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged late Wednesday that his government would not implement legislation punishing evangelism with jail, after Worthy News coverage prompted international outrage.
Israeli airstrikes hit Aleppo airport for second time in weeks
The Israeli Air Force allegedly carried out an airstrike at the airport in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo in the early hours of Wednesday morning, according to Syria’s state-run media outlet.

Inside the United States
Chinese Nationals Are Illegally Crossing SW Border in Record Numbers Amid Concerns About Spying
U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it has encountered 4,366 Chinese nationals illegally crossing the Southwest border so far in Fiscal Year 2023, which began on October 1, 2022.
Abortion Clinic Tries To Block New Wyoming Pro-Life Law
Abortion supporters filed an amended lawsuit Tuesday to challenge Wyoming’s new ban on abortion pills, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Fed raises interest rates by a quarter point amid high inflation and bank collapses
The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday it will again raise interest rates – this time by a quarter of a point as it is juggling whether another rate hike will help cool the U.S. economy while still keeping the U.S. banking system secure.

Christian News
US ministry is sharing the Gospel with Iranians fleeing to Armenia
A US-based ministry has been able to share the Gospel with Iranians who are open to hearing about Jesus after fleeing the harsh authoritarian Islamic rulers of their country for neighboring democratic Armenia, CBN News reports.
US: Revival breaking out at Historically Black Universities
As several other Christian colleges follow in the steps of the spontaneous revival meetings which first broke out at Kentucky’s Asbury Christian University last month, reports are coming in that students at a number of secular Historically Black Universities are also being suddenly drawn toward God, CBN News reports.