Prophecy News Watch - September 28, 2023

Around the World
Iran says it has successfully put an imaging satellite into orbit amid tensions with West
Iran claimed on Wednesday that it has successfully put an imaging satellite into space. The state-run IRNA news agency, quoting the country's Communication Minister Isa Zarepour, said the Noor-3 satellite had been put in an orbit 450 kilometers (280 miles) above the Earth's surface.
Russia ‘Shows’ Admiral That Ukraine Forces Claim They Killed
Russia has released video footage showing the Black Sea Fleet's commander despite Ukraine claiming to have killed him in one of its deadliest strikes.
US Soldier Travis King Freed By North Korea; ‘Happy’ To Go Home
North Korea has freed U.S. soldier Travis King, who is “happy" to be heading home, officials said, though he still faces prosecution for alleged misbehavior while serving in the U.S. army. King is in “good health” nearly three months after he ran across the border from South Korea, according to U.S. sources familiar with the case.
Tens Of Thousands Flee Nagorno-Karabakh (Worthy News Radio)
Armenia says some 42,500 Armenians have now fled Nagorno-Karabakh, about a third of the population of the wartorn enclave that neighboring Azerbaijan recaptured last week. They are hungry and exhausted.
Canada House Speaker Resigns After Praising Nazi Fighter
There was political turmoil Wednesday after the speaker of Canada's House of Commons resigned for inviting a man who fought for a Nazi military unit during World War II to Parliament to attend a speech by the Ukrainian president.
Hungary Sentences Captain Over Deadly Boat Crash
Tensions remained Wednesday after a Budapest court sentenced a captain to five and a half years in prison for his role in an accident in which his cruise ship hit and sank a smaller boat on the River Danube in Hungary, killing at least 27 people.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Israel: Police and Border Police on heightened alert for terror attacks during High Holidays
Amid a heightened threat of Palestinian terror attacks on Israeli civilians, Israel Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai on Tuesday ordered all police and Border Police to review security protocols relevant to the ongoing High Holy Days, the Jerusalem Post reports.
Israel to offer breakthrough cancer treatment through genomic profiling
In a breakthrough for cancer care, Israel’s Hadassah-University Medical Center in Jerusalem is officially partnering with the Roche-Israel pharmaceutical company to promote personalized oncology treatment based on the patient’s genomic profile, the Jerusalem Post reports. Genomic profiling identifies DNA mutations within a cancerous tumor to determine how it behaves and grows.

Inside the United States
GOP Senators Push White House to Stop the Surge at the Border
Senate Republicans are calling for action from the White House to secure the U.S. Southern border, and they want to work with Democrats to make policy changes.
Retailers lost $112 billion in inventory in 2022, cite organized retail crime rings as main culprit
Losses from retail theft jumped to $112.1 billion in 2022 from $93.9 billion in 2021, leading retailers nationwide either to change how they do business or, in some cases, shutter their operations for good, according to a new survey released by the National Retail Federation.

Christian News
Over 100 Killed At Christian Wedding Party In Iraq
A bride and groom are among at least 114 people who died at a Christian wedding party in northern Iraq where a fire tore through the hall packed with guests, officials said Wednesday.