Prophecy News Watch - March 29, 2023

Around the World
IAEA head: Increased combat around Ukrainian nuclear plant
Fighting has intensified near a nuclear power plant in Ukraine that is Europe’s largest, further increasing the possibility of a war-related nuclear accident, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said Tuesday.
Hungary’s Parliament Votes For Finland In NATO, Delays Sweden (Worthy News Radio)
Hungary's parliament overwhelmingly approved the inclusion of Finland into NATO on Monday, but delayed a vote on Sweden's membership application.
‘U.S. Dollar Losing Status As World’s Reserve Currency’ Experts Warn (Worthy News In-Depth)
Leading experts warn that the U.S. dollar will soon lose its status as the "world's reserve currency" after Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia would start using China's currency for international payments.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Coalition, opposition hold first talks on judicial overhaul with President Herzog
Representatives from coalition and opposition parties gathered at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem on Tuesday evening to begin negotiations over the government’s contentious judicial overhaul plans, in the first face-to-face talks between the sides after three turbulent months of a legislative blitz and nationwide mass protests.
Yesh Atid delegation says it urged Herzog to push for creation of Israeli constitution
Following the first round of talks with President Isaac Herzog to reach a compromise on judicial reform, the Yesh Atid delegation says they pushed for a significant reform — including a constitution.

Inside the United States
US House passes bipartisan law to crack down on Chinese organ harvesting industry
On Monday, the US House of Representatives passed overwhelmingly bipartisan legislation to crack down on China’s organ harvesting industry.
Spate of massive rain storms devastate California farming sector
A spate of massive, deadly rain storms has not only killed 28 people but has also devastated the farming sector in California, leading to well over a $1 billion in financial losses for farmers as thousands of acres of cropland are destroyed by flooding, Bloomberg reports.
Christian ministries rush to help after massive storms tear into Mississippi
The state of Mississippi has been slammed with devastating storms and tornadoes, causing at least two major American Christian organizations and volunteers to rush to the aid of their fellow citizens “in Jesus’ Name.” The situation in Mississippi was so severe that 26 people had been killed, and the Biden administration declared a state of emergency there.

Christian News
India: Christians face ongoing intense persecution, “Please pray for their protection, provision, and peace”
Many Christians in India face intense persecution from both their neighbors and communities and from government officials; ruled by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party since 2014, India ranks 11th on the US Open Doors World Watch List 2023 of the top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted.
Iran: Historic Assemblies of God church building put up for sale by Islamic regime
A historically significant former Assemblies of God church building in Iran has been put up for sale by the country’s authoritarian Islamic government after first being forcefully closed to its congregation, Article 18 reports.