Prophecy News Watch - September 6, 2023

Around the World
Cancer cases grow by 79% in young people – as ‘alarming’ study suggests key reasons
Cancer cases among young people across the world have grown by 79%, according to an "alarming" study.
Syria’s U.S.-backed Kurdish forces hope to end weeklong clashes with militia in the ‘next 24 hours’
Syria’s U.S.-backed and Kurdish-led forces on Tuesday pushed deeper into the last stronghold of Arab tribesmen who have taken up arms against them in eastern Syria. A spokesperson said they hoped to end the dayslong clashes there in the “next 24 hours.”
Russia Shoots Down More Ukrainian Drones As It Talks To North Korea (Worthy News Radio)
Russia said Tuesday that it shot down several Ukraine-launched drones targeting Moscow, the country's capital. The announcement came amid reports that Russia seeks to intensify its war against Ukraine by contacting North Korea for support.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
After Eritrean riots, Israeli government proposes sweeping illegal immigration law
Following widespread rioting by Eritrean illegal immigrants in Tel Aviv, MK Simcha Rothman (Religious Zionist Party) is proposing a new law which would ease the authorities’ ability to deport them.
Bahrain reiterates support for two-state solution along pre-1967 lines while celebrating “historic” opening of first Israeli embassy
During a ceremony welcoming the historic opening of Bahrain’s first Israeli embassy, Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani made sure to reiterate that his country supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including Israel’s withdrawal to pre-1967 lines, the Jerusalem Post reports. Bahrain normalized diplomatic relations with Israel under the 2020 US-brokered Abraham Accords.

Inside the United States
Interest on national debt on pace to eclipse entitlements, defense spending amid funding battles
Sustained deficit spending by the U.S. government helped push the national debt up to a jaw dropping $31.38 trillion in 2023, according to U.S. Treasury data. Fiscal watchdogs are now predicting that the interest alone on that debt will soon eclipse both entitlements and defense spending as a major component of the annual budget.
California AG says pro-life group can demonstrate at Fresno abortion clinic
The state of California said Tuesday that a pro-life outreach center can continue its sidewalk campaign to deter women from entering a nearby abortion clinic.
Judge rules against latest attempt to block WA’s ban on sale of assault weapons
For the third time in as many months, a judge has rejected an attempt to block Washington state’s ban on so-called “assault weapons.”

Christian News
Nigeria: More than 1,000 Christians murdered by Islamic militants in 2023
The International Christian Concern (ICC) international aid advocacy organization reports that over 1,000 Christians have been murdered by Islamic militant extremists in Nigeria so far this year. The killings were carried out by Fulani herdsmen, and the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa terror groups.
Pakistan: Christians petition High Court for investigation into police misconduct during anti-Christian riots
Church leaders in Pakistan have petitioned the Lahore High Court for a “thorough and transparent” independent judicial investigation after police illegally arrested Christians instead of the Muslim perpetrators of violent anti-Christian riots which took place in Faisalabad District last month, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
DRC: 48 people killed during anti-UN protest in church
Soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed 48 civilians when they opened fire on a peaceful anti-United Nations protest being held at a church in Goma, North Kivu province on Wednesday, the Christian Post (CP) reports.