Prophecy News Watch - September 26, 2022

Around the World
China’s President Pressured After ‘False Coup’ Reports
Experts have played down reports on social media outlets that China’s President Xi Jinping has been ousted in a coup, but questions remained early Monday about his whereabouts.
Far-Right Giorgia Meloni Wins Italy Elections, Exit Poll Shows
Far-right Giorgia Meloni has won the Italian elections and is due to become the country’s first female prime minister, exit polls show.
Iranians Protest For 10th Night Despite ‘No Leniency’ Warnings
Anti-government protests have erupted in Tehran and other cities for a 10th night over the death of a young Iranian woman after a reported beating at the hands of morality police, despite official warnings that an already deadly crackdown would toughen.
Powerful typhoon hits north Philippines, thousands evacuated
A powerful typhoon slammed into the northeastern Philippines on Sunday and was barreling across the main Luzon island toward the capital in a densely populated path where thousands have been evacuated to safety.
Ukraine’s Breakaway Regions Hold Referendums As Troops Approach
Seven months after Russia's invasion of Ukraine began, voters in occupied territories started rushing to the polls Friday. The plebiscites came as Ukrainian forces fast moved toward these territories in a major counter-offensive.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Blinken: US will not be able to stop Israel if Hezbollah attacks over gas
The United States will not be able to stop Israel from retaliating against Lebanon if Hezbollah decides to attack it over the Karish gas field, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken reportedly told the Lebanese prime minister in a recent meeting.
Israeli Navy and US Fifth Fleet complete ‘Digital Shield’ joint exercise
The Israeli Navy and the U.S. Fifth Fleet ended their joint exercise dubbed “Digital Shield” on Thursday, according to the IDF.

Inside the United States
Judge rules Arizona’s ban on abortions can be enforced, setting up legal showdown before election
An Arizona judge ruled Friday that a century-old law banning most abortions in the key battleground state can be enforced, setting up a legal showdown in the shadows of the midterm elections.
Roughly 98% of people eligible to receive latest COVID booster have not received one
Barely 1.5% of Americans eligible to receive the updated COVID shot have acquired one, according to federal data, a sign that U.S. antipathy to the shots is continuing to grow even as experts have insisted on the need to regularly receive a new COVID booster.
Russians arrested in thousands while protesting Putin’s mobilization, human rights group says
More than 2,300 Russians have been arrested in dozens of cities this week while protesting the conscription of 300,000 men for Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which was announced by Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, according to the human rights group OVD-Info.
Tropical Storm Watches Issued For Florida Keys Ahead of Ian
Tropical Storm Ian is about to undergo explosive intensification into a major hurricane in the western Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, a danger to the Cayman Islands, western Cuba and Florida in the coming days.

Christian News
Concerns Over 5 Jailed Christians in China’s Southwest
Concerns mount over the plight of five Christians detained since early August in a rural area of China’s southwestern Yunnan province as part of a broader crackdown, Worthy News learned Saturday.
‘Many Turn To Christ At Queen’s Funeral’
Many among the millions who tuned in to watch the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II have become followers of Christ, chaplains told Worthy News Thursday.
‘Cities Covered in the Glory of God’: Christians Unite Worldwide for ’10 Days of Awe’ Prayer Event
Thousands of churches in the United States and in 43 other countries around the world will participate in the 18th annual "10 Days", an organized global prayer event slated for Sept. 25 through Oct. 5.