Prophecy News Watch - May 27, 2022

Around the World
China, Russia veto US bid at UN to punish North Korea
China and Russia on Thursday vetoed a US-led bid at the United Nations to toughen sanctions on North Korea over its missile launches, laying bare divisions that Western envoys fear would be exploited by Pyongyang.
Ukraine’s President Condemns Kissinger For Suggesting To Cede Territory
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has condemned former U.S. secretary of state Henry Kissinger for suggesting Ukraine should cede territory to make peace with Russia.
Battles Rage In Eastern Ukraine
Fighting in Ukraine’s troubled eastern Donbas area escalated Friday killing several people, but Germany’s leader said Russia’s invasion of Ukraine won’t be successful.
Iran has used leaked UN Atomic Agency documents to deceive nuclear inspectors
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on Wednesday published a report attesting that Iran has used classified leaked documents from the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to hide its progress on producing a nuclear weapon, Ynet News reports. The WSJ cited Middle East intelligence officials and documents it had examined in making its assertions.
Germany Defends Weapons Export To Ukraine
The German chancellor has defended Germany’s historic decision to supply weapons to a war zone, saying Russian leader Vladimir Putin should not win the war in Ukraine.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
IDF drills for multi-front war, including 1,500 rockets a day fired from Lebanon
Israeli cities could be bombarded with 1,500 rockets a day, and the death toll could quickly reach into the hundreds should war with the Iran-backed Hezbollah terror group in Lebanon break out, according to a military assessment shared Thursday.
Hezbollah leader warns of possible ‘major explosion’ if Jerusalem Day Flag March passes through Old City’s Muslim quarter
The leader of Lebanon’s terror organization Hezbollah warned Wednesday there could be "a major explosion" if Israel’s Jerusalem Day Flag March passes through the Old City’s Damascus Gate and Muslim Quarter on Sunday, Ynet News reports.

Inside the United States
Senate GOP blocks Dems’ domestic terrorism bill, warn it threatened to target left’s political foes
Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked the final passage of a measure to create domestic terrorism units in the FBI, Department of Homeland Security and Justice Department.
Bombshell: FBI agent testifies ‘fired up’ leadership pushed Trump probe despite flimsy evidence
In explosive testimony, Tuesday in the Michael Sussmann trial, an FBI agent said "fired up" senior FBI leadership insisted on continuing the investigation into now-debunked allegations of a secret Trump back channel to Moscow via a Russian bank despite learning the story was unsubstantiated.
Disclosed: How Obama Administration Officials Conducted Shadow Diplomacy With Iran To Undermine Trump
Senior Obama administration officials engaged in a secret meeting with Iran in 2018 as part of an effort to undermine the Trump administration's diplomatic push to isolate the hardline regime, according to an internal State Department document.
Police Under Pressure Over US School Shooting
Police in the U.S. State of Texas have come under pressure for allegedly declining to fast intervene in the nation’s deadliest school shooting in years.

Christian News
‘50 Million Christians To Preach Gospel’
Preparations are underway to turn some 50 million Christians into evangelists over the weekend, with believers worldwide preaching the Gospel, organizers said.
Sudan: Court orders destruction of evangelical church buildings
Exemplifying the increasingly precarious status of Christians in Sudan, a Sudanese court has approved the destruction of buildings owned by the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church (SPEC) in Omdurman, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reports.
Xi Jinping: China doesn’t need “preachers” on human rights
China’s President Xi Jinping told the UN this week that his country doesn’t need ‘preachers’ to ‘boss’ it around on the issue of human rights, Fox Metro News (FMN) reports. Xi made his remark during a video call with United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, despite facing accusations of gross human rights violations against the Uyghur and other Muslim minorities, and of systematically suppressing Christianity nationwide.