Prophecy News Watch - September 22, 2022

Around the World
Russia’s Medvedev: new regions can be defended with strategic nuclear weapons
Former Russian president Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday that any weapons in Moscow's arsenal, including strategic nuclear weapons, could be used to defend territories incorporated in Russia from Ukraine.
Massive Arrests As Russia Starts Military Mobilization For Ukraine War
Russia has begun mobilizing reservists to fight in Ukraine after suffering massive setbacks, despite protests across the country. President Vladimir Putin's order to call up 300,000 Russians with military experience prompted many to express outrage, leading to arrests across the country.
17 Killed In Iran Protests Against Death of Woman
Seventeen people have been killed by Iranian security forces in protests after a young woman died while being detained by morality police for violating Iran’s strict Islamic dress code, authorities said Thursday.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
At UN, Lapid calls for two-state solution, says world choosing ‘easy option’ on Iran
Prime Minister Yair Lapid said a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was “the right thing” for Israel, addressing the world from the United Nations General Assembly’s high-level meeting Thursday.
Israel begins rollout of COVID vaccines tailored to Omicron
Israel on Thursday began administering doses of coronavirus vaccines tailored to fight the highly infectious Omicron variant as its health authorities urged at-risk groups and those over 65 to get the shot.
Israel condemns Putin’s nuclear threats and mobilization of reservists
A senior Israeli official close to Prime Minister Yair Lapid condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision announced Wednesday to mobilize hundreds of thousands of reservists to fight in Ukraine and his veiled threat of nuclear war, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.

Inside the United States
Senate GOPers Will Propose Labeling Drug Cartels ‘Foreign Terrorist Organizations’
Republican Sens. Roger Marshall of Kansas and Rick Scott of Florida will introduce legislation on Thursday designating four Mexican drug cartels foreign terrorist organizations.
House Democrats agree on police spending package, to hold vote before midterms
Weeks before the midterm elections, House Democrats have agreed on a package of policing bills to fund recruitment and training for law-enforcement agencies across the country, with a vote as early as Thursday.
Indiana judge halts enforcement of abortion ban
Indiana’s near-total ban on abortions has been temporarily suspended pending a final decision on whether it violates the state’s constitution.
Former Los Alamos nuclear scientists aid China’s advanced weapons, private study says
The Chinese government targeted scientists at the Los Alamos nuclear laboratory for recruitment, with more than 160 researchers returning to China over more than three decades to help nuclear and other advanced weapons programs there, according to a new report by a private security and intelligence firm.

Christian News
Nigeria: 45 Christians abducted during church service in Kaduna
Forty-five worshippers were kidnapped when jihadists stormed a church in Nigeria’s Kaduna state on Monday, Sahara Reporters said. Monday’s attack took place during a service at the Cherubim and Seraphim Church in Kasuwa quarters of Kasuwan Magani Town, Kaduna State, the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) told reporters.