Prophecy News Watch - September 22, 2023

Around the World
Poland Stops Arms Deliveries To Ukraine Amid Grain Row (Worthy News Radio)
Poland says it has stopped supplying weapons to Ukraine amid an escalating dispute over grain shipments threatening to break a critical alliance in Kyiv's fight against Russia. The announcement came after Ukraine lashed out over Poland and other neighbors' decision to halt Ukrainian grain imports.
Dutch King Tackles Slavery, Poverty Amid Controversies
Dutch King Willem-Alexander says the Netherlands must continue coming to grips with the country's dark historical ties to slavery, even beyond this anniversary year. "So that after acknowledgment and apology, we can work together to foster healing, reconciliation, and recovery."
Azerbaijan Defends Attack On Nagorno-Karabakh That Killed 200
Azerbaijan's president claimed late Wednesday that his Muslim nation “restored” its sovereignty over Nagorno-Karabakh, where Christian Armenians live, in a military offensive that may have killed hundreds of people.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel and US hold joint air defense drill to counter major rocket barrage
The Defense Ministry on Thursday said it had wrapped up a joint air defense drill with the United States, which simulated major rocket barrages on Israel.
Israel-Saudi Arabia normalization agreement “getting closer”, Saudi Crown Prince says
A US-brokered normalization agreement between Israel and Saudi Arabia is “getting closer,” Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) announced in an interview with Fox News on Wednesday. Saudi Arabia has been an official enemy of Israel since the Israeli War of Independence, but there has been a growing rapprochement between the countries in recent years.
Israel: Archaeologists uncover Second Temple-era quarry and tool factory
Israeli archaeologists excavating in the West Bank have uncovered the ruins of a 2,000-year-old Second Temple-era quarry and an early stone tool factory site, the Jerusalem Post reports.

Inside the United States
2024 Defense Budget Held Hostage in Ongoing Republican ‘Civil War’
A Republican civil war -- that's the feeling over continued infighting between House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and the more conservative wing of his own party.
800 additional active-duty troops to deploy to US-Mexico border as migrant crossings increase
An additional 800 active-duty troops were ordered Wednesday to deploy to the southwest U.S. border as the daily number of migrants crossing has more than doubled this month, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
AG Merrick Garland takes fire from Republicans
House Republicans peppered Attorney General Merrick Garland with questions during a hearing Wednesday about the probe into Hunter Biden, the president’s son.
Musk-founded Neurolink company is calling for human patients to test brain implants
The American neurotechnology company Neurolink announced Wednesday it is calling for people suffering with mobility diseases to test brain implants designed to allow the mind to control computers and potentially treat neurological disorders, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.

Christian News
California Baptist church considering AI to protect itself against shooters
The director of safety at a Baptist church in California is preparing his congregation to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to defend themselves against mass shootings, Christian Headlines (CH) reports.
Pakistan Christian Couple Longer In Jail Despite Doubts Over Blasphemy
A Christian couple remains in jail in Pakistan’s Punjab province as a judge decided to keep them behind bars for allegedly desecrating the Koran, deemed a holy book by Muslims, sources told Worthy News.