Prophecy News Watch - September 12, 2023

Around the World
Ethiopia hails new phase in disputed Blue Nile dam project
Ethiopia says it has finished filling a reservoir for its controversial hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile river - a project which once prompted Egyptian politicians to discuss military action.
African Union is joining the G20, a powerful acknowledgement of a continent of 1 billion people
The group of the world’s 20 leading economies is welcoming the African Union as a permanent member, a powerful acknowledgement of Africa as its more than 50 countries seek a more important role on the global stage.
Newly discovered comet set to pass by Earth, sun before departing for 400 years
A newly discovered comet is swinging through our cosmic neighborhood for the first time in more than 400 years.
Russia Confirms Visit North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un
North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, was on his way to Russia on Monday to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin for talks expected to focus on military cooperation as Russia continues its war against Ukraine.
Germany Backs Ukraine’s EU Membership As Clashes Continue (Worthy News Radio)
Moscow on Monday confirmed that North Korea's hardline leader, Kim Jong-un, will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in the coming days for talks that are expected to focus on military cooperation as the war in Ukraine drags on, but Germany pledged more support for Kyiv. Germany's foreign minister, Annalena Baerbock, made clear that she wants Ukraine to join the European Union during an unannounced visit to the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Monday morning.
Israel, Budapest Remember Jewish Heritage Amid Antisemitic Row (Worthy News Radio)
Israel and Hungary continue to be involved in the 150th anniversary of the city of Budapest and further encourage a Jewish revival in the capital despite a fresh row over perceived antisemitism.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel has thwarted 27 terror attacks by Iran in 2023, “the time has come to exact a price” Mossad chief says
Announcing that Israel has foiled 27 terror attacks by Iran this year alone, the head of Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency warned Sunday that if any Jew is harmed at the hands of the Iranians, there will be a price to pay “from deep inside Tehran,” i24News reports. The Iranian Mullah regime has long threatened to wipe Israel off the face of the earth.
Iran building terror airport next to Israel, Defense Minister Gallant reveals
Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant on Monday disclosed that Iran was building an airport in southern Lebanon a mere 20 kilometers (12 miles) from the Israeli border, with the aim of using it as a launch pad for terrorist attacks against Israel.
Mossad chief vows to target Iran’s ‘highest echelon’ if Israelis, Jews hurt in terror
Mossad Director David Barnea on Sunday warned Iran’s leaders that they would pay a direct price if Israelis or Jews are harmed in what he said was an ongoing, significantly stepped-up, state-organized Iranian terror effort worldwide.

Inside the United States
Republicans ponder a replacement for the term ‘pro-life’
Republican strategists are saying it’s time to get rid of the “pro-life” moniker.
States battle over whether parents should be informed on their children’s gender choices
A battle over parental rights is brewing across the country and at the forefront is the gender choice of children while enrolled in public schools.
Over 215,000 apprehended by Border Patrol agents at southern border in August
At least 215,908 foreign nationals were apprehended or reported evading capture after illegally entering the southwest border in August, according to preliminary Border Patrol data obtained by The Center Square.
Biden Under Fire As Tearful US Remembers 9/11
U.S. President Joe Biden came under fire Monday for becoming the first American president in 22 years not to visit an attack site or be at the White House as the country remembered the 9/11 terror attacks.

Christian News
Nigeria: Islamic terrorists kill two Christians, kidnap six in Taraba state
Islamic terrorists murdered two Christians and kidnapped six others in Nigeria’s Taraba state on Sunday, as the years-long genocidal onslaught on Nigerian Christians by Muslim extremists continues unabated, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. With well over 50,000 Christians murdered since 2009, rights groups, US Open Doors, have ranked Nigeria number one in the world for Christians killed on account of their faith.