Prophecy News Watch - September 5, 2023

Around the World
UN Nuclear Watchdog Report Seen by AP Says Iran Slows Its Enrichment of Near-Weapons-Grade Uranium
Iran has slowed the pace at which it is enriching uranium to nearly weapons-grade levels, according to a report by the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog seen by The Associated Press on Monday. That could be a sign Tehran is trying to ease tensions after years of strain between it and the U.S.
Kim Jong Un to visit Putin in Russia for talks on possible weapons supply
Kim Jong Un plans to travel to Russia this month to meet President Vladimir Putin and discuss the possibility of supplying Moscow with weapons for the war in Ukraine, as Russia says it is seeking closer military ties with North Korea.
Ukraine’s President Replacing Defense Minister
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky says he is replacing his minister of defense in the biggest shake-up in the leadership since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
Hungary Celebrates Birth Of Israel, Budapest
Representatives of Israel and Hungary have launched programs to remember the 150th birth anniversary of the city of Budapest and further encourage a Jewish revival here. They also joined the European Days of Jewish Culture underway in Hungary’s capital and alluded to the birth of Israel 75 years ago.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
American defense pact at forefront of Saudi talks, says senior Israeli official
Any progress on normalizing relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia currently hinges on defense guarantees, which the latter is seeking from the United States, said a senior Israeli official.
Coalition, opposition come together to reject reported bargain on judicial overhaul
Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were quick to pour cold water on the chances for a compromise agreement on legislation to overhaul the judiciary Monday, after a report that coalition and opposition had come to understandings on the contentious issue.

Inside the United States
Federal Deficit Projected to Double This Year
The federal deficit is projected to roughly double this year from last, according to projections, which will be a historic jump, usually attributed to "major crises."
Death At Rain-Soaked Burning Man Festival
U.S. authorities have opened an investigation into a death at the annual Burning Man festival after extreme rainfall in the northern part of Nevada state stranded tens of thousands of revelers.
Proud Boys Leader Get 18 Years For Attacking US Capitol
The leader of the Proud Boys group was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison for his role in the January 6, 2021, attack on the United States Capitol in Washington D.C.

Christian News
Pakistan Pastor Shot After Removing Islamic Graffiti From Church
A pastor in Muslim-majority Pakistan says he has been shot and injured after Islamic graffiti was removed from his Presbyterian church in an eastern district where last month, angry Muslims destroyed scores of churches and homes.
Uganda: Police foil bomb attack on church in Kampala, hundreds evacuated
Police in Uganda have announced they were able to prevent a planned bombing attack on hundreds of Christian worshippers at the Lubaga Miracle Centre Cathedral in Kampala on Sunday, AFP/Reuters report.
‘Nigerian Army Fires Soldier For Preaching Christ’
The Nigerian Army has dismissed a soldier for preaching about Jesus Christ while in service uniform on social media, several sources confirmed over the weekend.