Iran sees major internet disruption amid anti-government protests

Iran suffered a “major disruption” in the country’s internet service Wednesday, as anti-government protests continue nationwide, the Associated Press reports. The protests were triggered on September 16 when news broke that 22-year-old Mahsa Amini had died in police custody after being arrested for not wearing a hijab properly.

Christians Marry Despite China Crackdown

A Christian couple that was forced to postpone their wedding after Chinese authorities prevented ceremonies were eventually able to marry in southwestern China, Christians confirmed.

Iran raises prices of food staples, stirring panic and anger

Iran abruptly raised prices as much as 300% for a variety of staples such as cooking oil, chicken, eggs and milk on Thursday. Scores of alarmed Iranians waited in long lines to snatch up bundles of food and emptied supermarket shelves across the country in the hours before the price hike took effect.

Republicans move to defund Democrats’ Board of Disinformation

House Republicans have introduced legislation that would ban federal funding for the Democrats’ Disinformation Governance Board, saying the board is an “un-American abuse of power” that will violate First Amendment rights to free speech, Just the News (JN) reports.

U.S. Warns Ukraine War Will Last Long

United States intelligence officials warned Wednesday that Russia was preparing for a long war in Ukraine and that a victory in the eastern Donbas region may not mean the battle is over.

China Bans Popular Christian Website In Crackdown

One of China’s most popular Christian websites has been closed down by the ruling Chinese Communist Party as part of its ongoing crackdown on Christianity, well-informed Christians confirmed Thursday.

China: New law suppresses Christian activity online

China has now put into effect a new law that bars people of faith such as evangelical Christians from conducting online activities without a government-issued license, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

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