Prophecy News Watch - May 2, 2022

Around the World
Ukraine President Seeks Evacuations From Mariupol As Battles Rage
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said 100 people trapped in a steel plant in the besieged city of Mariupol were evacuated as deadly clashes raged in the east. He spoke after meeting with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who pledged humanitarian and security assistance amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Putin’s Future Uncertain Amid Health Scare
Russian President Vladimir Putin has reportedly nominated a hardline security official to replace him while he has cancer surgery.
US and UK held talks regarding China’s threat to Taiwan
The United States has held high-level talks with the UK over how they can co-operate more closely to reduce the chances of war with China over Taiwan and to explore conflict contingency plans for the first time, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the situation.
EU leans towards Russian oil ban by year-end, diplomats say
The European Union is leaning toward a ban on imports of Russian oil by the end of the year, two EU diplomats said, after talks between the European Commission and EU member states this weekend.
Islamic State attacks natural gas pipeline in northern Sinai
Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists blew up a section of a natural gas pipeline in Egypt’s northern Sinai on Saturday, the Associated Press reported.
Finland and Sweden intensify talks on joint NATO application
The sudden elevation in intensity of top-level talks between Finland and Sweden has raised the bar on the expectation that the two unaligned Nordic states will jointly announce their decisions to join NATO by May 16.
Pro-Russia, Pro-Ukraine Protest In Budapest
A tense calm returned to the streets of Hungary’s capital late Saturday after rival protests were held about the ongoing Russian invasion of neighboring Ukraine.
Massive Fighting In East Ukraine
Ukrainian forces desperately tried to halt a massive Russian attack on Ukraine’s east Saturday, fighting village by village to stop the advance.
Radio Free Europe Reporter Killed In Ukraine Missile Strike
A prominent Ukrainian journalist of the U.S.-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) network has been killed in a Russian missile strike on her apartment building in the capital, Kyiv, her employer announced.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Jerusalem braced for further violence as flashpoints between Israelis and Palestinians threaten unrest
Jerusalem is bracing itself for another tense week as Palestinians prepare on Monday to celebrate the end of Ramadan with Eid al Fitr, and Israelis mark Independence Day this coming Thursday.
Sinwar threatens ‘war’ over Israel Police activity on the Temple Mount
The leader of Hamas in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, said on Saturday that a war would erupt unless Israel ceased enforcing the law at the Al Aqsa mosque, and accused Knesset member Mansour Abbas of treachery for joining Israel’s coalition government.
Iran may attack Israel directly, Nasrallah warns in Quds Day speech
Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel against continuing its “aggression against the Iranian presence in the region,” saying Iran may “attack Israel directly” during a video address delivered at a ceremony in Beirut on Friday as Iran and its proxies marked Quds Day.
Temple Mount prayers for last Friday of Ramadan end peacefully after morning clashes
Tens of thousands of Palestinians worshipped at the Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem on the last Friday afternoon of the fasting month of Ramadan after early morning clashes again erupted at the flashpoint holy site.

Inside the United States
Justice Department files challenge to Alabama transgender law
The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday challenged an Alabama law making it a felony for doctors to treat transgender people under age 19 with puberty-blockers and hormones to help affirm their new gender identity.
Durham unmasks alliance between media, Democrat dirt diggers that triggered false Russia story
Just days after Hillary Clinton emissaries Christopher Steele and Michael Sussmann approached the FBI in September 2016 with dirt that would infuse the Russia collusion probe, the campaign's opposition research firm sent some of the same information to New York Times journalists.
Republicans fear new DHS ‘disinformation’ panel will be ‘Ministry of Truth’
Republicans are framing a new Disinformation Governance Board within the Biden administration as a threat to censor conservative speech.

Christian News
Preacher Graham In Ukraine As Christians Sing Of Hope
Footage has emerged of Ukrainian Christians singing in their wartorn land that “because He lives, we can face tomorrow.”
Italian scientist says Shroud of Turin could be 2,000 years old
An Italian scientist and his team claim their research shows the Shroud of Turin, a fabric purported to have been Christ's burial garment, may have originated during the time of Jesus's death and resurrection.

Worthy Watch
Nina Jankowicz the new head of the Ministry of ‘Disinformation’
Fruit Loops Goes Woke!
WEF Schwab Discusses How Everyone will have Implants!