Prophecy News Watch - September 29, 2023

Around the World
Taiwan unveils first domestically made submarine as tensions with China grow
Taiwan revealed the island’s first domestically built submarine on Thursday, a major breakthrough in its defense capabilities as tensions with China continue to rise.
Nagorno-Karabakh ‘Cease To Exist’ As Population Flees (Worthy News Radio)
The self-declared Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh leader warns it will cease to exist in the new year. Samvel Shahramanyan made the announcement Thursday as an exodus of desperate Armenians continued. The region, which Armenians had controlled for three decades, was seized by Azerbaijan last week, leading to tens of thousands fleeing their homes.
Twin Shootings In Dutch City Of Rotterdam Kills Several People (Developing Story)
At least three people including a 14-year-old girl have died following twin shootings in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam, authorities said late Thursday.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
HIgh Court vs. government: Prosecutor says AG ‘never had authority to order PM to step down’
The High Court of Justice on Thursday heard petitions against an amendment to Israel's quasi-constitutional Basic Laws that is meant to prevent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from being declared incapacitated, and forced to recuse himself from his position because of his criminal trial while he is pushing through legislation that would directly affect his legal challenges.
Thousands of Christians to arrive in Jerusalem for ICEJ Sukkot celebrations
At least 3,000 Christians from all over the world are expected to arrive in Jerusalem this weekend for the annual 7-day Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) celebrations hosted by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ), CBN News reports. This year, Sukkot begins at sundown on Friday, September 29, and ends at sundown on October 6.

Inside the United States
First Biden impeachment inquiry sees sparks fly between GOP, Dems
Chairman James Comer concluded his remarks in the hearing by outling the next steps in the investigation, and summarizing the day's marathon hearing.
US government notifies employees shutdown appears imminent
The U.S. government on Thursday started notifying federal employees that a shutdown may occur, meaning that millions of workers may stop receiving pay Oct. 1.
Florida teacher, Disney employees among 219 arrested in human trafficking operation: authorities
A Polk County, Florida, human trafficking operation earlier this month led to the arrests of 219 people, including people in the country illegally, a high school teacher, and three Disney employees, according to authorities.

Christian News
Nigeria: Fulani herdsmen slaughter villagers in Kaduna state
Radicalized Islamic Fulani herdsmen murdered three more villagers in Nigeria’s Kaduna state in an ongoing campaign of land grabbing, murder, kidnapping, rape, and displacement across northern Nigeria and parts of the south, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria have murdered and committed other atrocities against tens of thousands of Christians, particularly since northern Nigerian states declared themselves under Islamic Sharia law in 1999.
US Christian groups call on Congress to act on behalf of persecuted Myanmar Christians
US Christian groups are urgently calling for Congress to address Myanmar’s military junta's ongoing persecution of Christians, Baptist News Global (BNG) reports. Ruled by the Buddhist extremist Tatmadaw army, which overthrew the country’s democratically elected government in a military coup in 2021, Myanmar ranks 14th on the US Open Doors World Watch List 2023 of the top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted.
US: Police thwart “diabolical” mass shooting at Virginia church
With just moments to spare, police were able to prevent what they said would have been a “diabolical” mass shooting at Park Valley Church in Haymarket, northern Virginia on Sunday, CBN News reports.