Prophecy News Watch - May 31, 2022

Around the World
Canada’s Trudeau announces ‘national freeze’ on handgun ownership, mandatory gun buyback legislation
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday unveiled legislation that would force Canadians to turn over their "military-style assault weapons" in a government buyback program and create a "national freeze" on handguns.
European Union agrees to ban most Russian oil imports
European Union President Charles Michel announced Monday that the EU will implement a partial ban on Russian oil, more than three months after Russian forces invaded Ukraine.
Erdogan, Putin discuss Turkey’s Syria incursion plans, Ukraine war
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has discussed Ankara’s planned military operation in northern Syria and the war in Ukraine with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, Erdogan’s office said Monday.
Iran Now Has Enough Uranium For Nuclear Weapon, U.N. Watchdog Reportedly Says
Iran has amassed enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear weapon, according to a report by the International Atomic Energy Agency viewed by several media outlets Monday, as the IAEA presses Iran to cooperate with a probe into its nuclear program and the United States seeks to re-enter a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.
French Journalist Killed In Ukraine
A 32-year-old French journalist was killed in eastern Ukraine on Monday after the armored vehicle in which he was traveling was hit by shrapnel from a Russian shell, authorities said.
Taiwan Jets Scramble as China Air Force Enters Air Defense Zone
Taiwan's air force scrambled on Monday to warn away 30 Chinese aircraft that entered its air defense zone, Taiwan's defense ministry said.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Saudi Arabia and Israel preparing major diplomatic meeting
Saudi Arabia is allowing Israeli businesspeople to enter the country with their Israeli passports after receiving a special visa, sources close to the matter have told "Globes."
Israel renews gas exploration, expects export deal to Europe
Israel is renewing offshore natural gas exploration and hopes to reach an agreement soon for exporting gas to Europe, Israel's energy minister said on Monday.

Inside the United States
Police Investigated Over US School Attack
The U.S. Justice Department pledged Sunday to investigate why police may have failed to prevent America’s deadliest school shooting in nearly a decade.
Biden signals support for banning most popular U.S. handgun — the 9mm
President Joe Biden on Monday signaled support for banning firearms that shoot 9mm rounds, the most popular bullet caliber in the world.

Christian News
India: Christian pastors ordered to cease all ministry
Christian pastors in India’s Uttar Pradesh state were summoned to a police station earlier this month and ordered to cease all house church gatherings and religious activities unless they had a permit from the District Magistrate, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
China: Christian coupled jailed and penniless for selling the Bible
A court in China has not only sentenced a Christian couple to seven years in prison for selling the Bible Christian books without permission but has also imposed such punitive fines on the pair that they have been left penniless and with no means to support their four children, Union of Catholic Asian (UCA) News reports.
India: Hindu authorities shut down church following complaints about conversions to Christianity
A pro-Hindu news outlet reported approvingly on May 24 that authorities in India’s Odisha state shut down a church following complaints about local tribal residents converting to Christianity. Persecution against Christians in India has intensified greatly since the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party came to power in 2014.
Pakistan: Catholic girl abducted, forced to marry Muslim man, family “pleading with police” for help
A 15-year-old Catholic girl in Faisalabad, Pakistan was abducted by a Muslim man earlier this month and has now been forced to marry him, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Rights groups report that at least 1,000 Christian and Hindu girls and women are forcibly married to Muslim men every year in Pakistan.

Worthy Watch
Biden states the “Second Amendment was never absolute”
President Joe Biden commenting on 9mm ammunition stated that "the Second Amendment was never absolute."
Canadian PM Trudeau Announces New Gun Restrictions
"It will no longer be possible to buy, sell, transfer, or import handguns anywhere in Canada," stated Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Klaus Schwab Thanks China for their Leadership on Covid
Klaus Schwab, Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, thanks China for its leadership in creating the opportunity to establish a "global reset".
George Soros Says He Worked with Biden “Who Was Very Deeply Involved in Ukraine”
George Soros stated last week at the World Economic Forum, "We have a foundation in Ukraine and it happens to be one of our best foundations… I also want to mention that there’s one person who was very deeply involved in Ukraine and that’s Biden. In fact, I got to know him with regard to Ukraine. He had a lot more patience than I had."