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Iran defense minister: Trump's J'lem move will hasten Israel's destruction

(Worthy News) – Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital will hasten the country’s destruction, Iran’s defense minister said Monday. Leaders of Iran, where opposition to Israel and support for the Palestinian cause has been central to foreign policy since the 1979 Islamic revolution, have denounced last week’s announcement by the US president,…

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Trump asks Saudi Arabia to allow immediate aid to Yemen

(Worthy News) – U.S. President Donald Trump called for Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to immediately allow humanitarian aid to reach the Yemeni people, suggesting Washington had run out patience with a Saudi-led blockade that has been condemned by relief organizations. The Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Iran-aligned armed Houthi movement in Yemen’s civil war started…

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LA fires: Why 2017’s record wildfire season keeps getting worse

(Worthy News) – Even before the dramatic Southern California wildfires began their harrowing path this week, California was already experiencing its deadliest and most destructive fire season ever. And it’s only getting worse. In Ventura and Los Angeles counties, four fires driven by the Santa Ana winds are raging just two weeks before the start…

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Putin Vows to Rebuild Christian Syria, Restoring Churches and Bringing Refugees Home

(Worthy News) – Russia will help rebuild Christian churches in Syria and establish peace in historically Christian regions of the war-torn country, Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed on Monday during a meeting with representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church. “Over the past few years the Russian state alongside with the Russian Orthodox Church, as well…

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UK Politician: Christians Seen as 'Dangerous and Offensive'

(Worthy News) – Tim Farron resigned his post at the helm of the left wing party in July, saying, ‘To be a political leader and to live as a committed Christian, to hold faithfully to the Bible’s teaching, has felt impossible to me.’ In prepared remarks to the ecumenical think tank Theos Tuesday, Farron said…

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Hawaii to begin testing nuclear attack warning system Friday

(Worthy News) – Hawaiian officials implemented an alarm system to warn residents of a nuclear attack, the Hawaii Emergency Management System said Tuesday. The statewide warning siren system will include an attack warning tone that is scheduled to begin testing Friday and will be added to the state’s monthly siren tests for tsunamis. “On the…

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U.K. Raises Awareness of Persecuted Christians by Lighting Buildings up Red

(Worthy News) – On Nov. 22, the British Houses of Parliament and more than 30 churches and schools, mostly in the U.K., bathed their buildings in red light to bring attention to the worsening problem of Christian persecution around the world. The initiative was part of Red Wednesday—the second annual centerpiece of Aid to the…

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Suicide attack targets area southeast of Baghdad

(Worthy News) – Two attackers shot several civilians on Monday in the Nahrawan area southeast of Baghdad before one blew himself up and the other was killed by security forces, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said, without providing official casualty figures. Local media reported at least 17 people were killed and 28 wounded. Islamic State claimed…

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