Israeli Jews Support Christians after Church-Run Cemetery Desecrated

Dozens of Jewish Israelis paid a solidarity visit to a Christian cemetery in Jerusalem after it was desecrated, apparently by Orthodox Jews, earlier this week. The incident, which parallels an untold number of descecrations of Jewish graves in Christian countries, has many people in Israel calling for stricter punishment for hate crimes.

Uganda: Evangelist almost completely blind after acid attack by Islamic extremists

Islamic extremists enraged at the preaching of the Gospel sprayed acid in the face of evangelist Pastor Frank Mutabaazi in Kampala, Uganda last month, causing severe burns and almost completely blinding him, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. While Christianity is legal in Uganda, Christians have come under increasing violent attacks from extremists in the minority Muslim population.

US Senate approves legislation to ban Tik Tok on federal government devices

The US Senate unanimously passed a bill Wednesday that would ban federal employees from using Tik Tok, the popular Chinese-owned video-sharing app, on government devices, the Washington Post reports. The bill will now pass to the House for approval, which would need to be given before the end of the congressional year.

Bolsonaro contests Brazil election, demands votes be annulled

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is contesting his defeat in the October election and calling on the electoral authority to annul votes cast on most of the nation’s electronic voting machines, citing a software bug that independent experts have said didn’t affect the reliability of results.

No Red Wave, But Republicans Poised To Win House

Commentators said Wednesday that Democrats defied historical odds in the critical U.S. midterm elections as an anticipated “red wave” of Republican victories did not materialize.

India Bridge Collapse Kills Dozens

A pedestrian bridge collapse in India’s western Gujarat state has sent hundreds plunging into a river, killing scores of people, authorities confirmed Sunday.

Russia Furious Over UN Condemning Ukrainian Annexation

Russia has expressed anger that the United Nations general assembly condemned its annexation of Ukrainian territories and warned that admitting Ukraine into the NATO military alliance would lead to World War III. The statements came as Ukraine’s state emergency service said it is actively searching for people trapped under rubble after another Russian strike in the country’s south, while Turkey sought an opening for peace talks.

Nigeria: ISWAP murder three more Christians

Three more Christians were murdered in Nigeria this month during an attack by Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) militants in majority-Christian Chibok County, Borno state, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Tens of thousands of Christians in Nigeria have been murdered by Islamic terrorists since 2009.

G7 Gathers As Russia Strikes Ukraine Again

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky was to ask the Group of Seven (G7) of the world’s leading economies to urgently supply Ukraine with air defense weapons, as Russia again rained down cruise missiles on his nation.

Iran state TV hacked with anti-government ‘blood on your hands’ message

Iranian state TV was hacked Saturday night as its main news program suddenly transitioned to a photo of Supreme Leader Khamenei with the words “The Blood of Our Youths Is on Your Hands” along with images of Mahsa Amini, who died in custody last month after being arrested by Tehran’s hijab police, and three teenage girls killed in the subsequent nationwide uprisings, Iran International reports.

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