Prophecy News Watch - September 14, 2022

Around the World
U.S. considers China sanctions to deter Taiwan action, Taiwan presses EU
The United States is considering options for a sanctions package against China to deter it from invading Taiwan, with the European Union coming under diplomatic pressure from Taipei to do the same, according to sources familiar with the discussions.
Blinken says new Iran deal “unlikely” in near term
Despite recent cautious optimism on the outcome of talks between world powers and Iran on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told reporters in Mexico City Monday it was “unlikely” that a new agreement with Tehran would be reached in the near future, the Jewish News Syndicate (JNS) reports.
Russia Admits Defeat In Key Areas Of Ukraine
Russia has admitted losing control over key cities in Ukraine's north-eastern Kharkiv region, in what some military experts see as a potential breakthrough in the war. The comments came after Ukraine's president said the Ukrainian gains are part of a significant counter-offensive against Russia.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Gantz: Iran has hundreds of new centrifuges that can enrich uranium to high levels
Iran’s financing and support for terror proxies is the foremost cause of instability in the Middle East, and the country’s nuclear program could spark a regional arms race, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Monday.

Inside the United States
Ken Starr, US Prosecutor In Clinton-Lewinsky Case, Dies At 76
Starr passed away Tuesday at Baylor St Luke’s medical center in Houston of complications from surgery, his family said.
Navy wants new destroyer with lasers, hypersonic missiles
The U.S. Navy’s workhorse destroyer went into production more than 30 years ago, when Tom Stevens was a young welder.
Senate Republicans look to protect Americans earning less than $400k from IRS audits
Senate Republicans introduced legislation this week that would prevent the IRS from using the $80 billion in new spending authority it received this year to audit taxpayers who earn less than $400,000 annually.

Christian News
Franklin Graham Preaches the Gospel to over 17,000 in First-Ever Evangelistic Event in Mongolia
Hundreds of people surrendered their lives to Jesus Christ after evangelist Franklin Graham preached the Gospel to them during a special evangelistic event in Mongolia last weekend.
India: Supreme Court orders government to investigate and establish facts in reported attacks on Christians
In a move welcomed by Christian human rights advocates, India’s Supreme Court has ordered the Hindu nationalist government to investigate and establish the facts on the reported cases of Christians being attacked over 500 times last year, Christian Today (CT) reports.
Nigeria: Fulani state governor admits Islamic terrorists have taken control in Kaduna
As Christians in Nigeria continue to be slaughtered by Fulani and other Muslim extremist militants, the controversial governor of Kaduna state Nasir El-Rufai has been forced to admit that Islamic terrorists have an even stronger hold on his part of Nigeria than when he took office seven years ago, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
China: Christian online content now heavily restricted
Christians in China are suffering under regulations rolled out this year, which impose heavy restrictions on online sharing of religious content, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.