Prophecy News Watch - November 29, 2022

Around the World
China Crackdown On Massive Protests
Chinese security forces have increased their presence in several cities after days of protests against strict COVID-19 lockdowns turned into the largest anti-government rallies in years.
European ‘super cartel’ busted in six countries; 49 arrests, 30 tons of cocaine seized
Law enforcement across Europe teamed up to bust a "super cartel" of drug traffickers who control about one third of the cocaine trade in Europe, European authorities said Monday.
Biden gives Chevron permit to restart Venezuelan oil sales
The Treasury Department granted permission Saturday for oil giant Chevron to produce and export oil from Venezuela following the South American country’s decision to restart talks with opposition groups.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel, US to hold air drill simulating striking Iran nuclear program
The Israel Air Force this week will hold one of its largest drills in years with the United States Air Force simulating offensive strikes against Iran’s nuclear program.
IDF arrests 3,000 Palestinians, thwarts 500 attacks in past 6 months
The IDF’s ongoing Operation Break the Wave in the West Bank has seen thousands of troops and reservists crack down on Palestinian terrorism, arresting over 3,000 suspects and thwarting over 500 terror attacks.

Inside the United States
Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, world’s largest active volcano, starts to erupt for first time in nearly four decades
The world’s largest active volcano, Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, has started to erupt for the first time in nearly four decades, prompting volcanic ash and debris to fall nearby, authorities said Monday.
Senate Moves Same-Sex Marriage Bill a Step Closer to Passage
The Senate voted Monday night to advance a bipartisan agreement to the House-passed Respect for Marriage Act.

Christian News
Pakistan: 200 Christian families homeless after government demolishes homes and church
Pakistan government officials bulldozed the homes and church building of 200 Christian families in Islamabad last month, with no warning or offer of substitute housing, the Christian Post reports.
China: Crackdown and closure of house churches continues
China’s ruling Communist Party is continuing its crackdown and closure of evangelical house churches: earlier this month, the Covenant Home Church in Shanxi province was issued with an official notice that it has been banned and must close, reports Bitter Winter, a news outlet focused on religious liberty and human rights in China.