1. A leaked document obtained by the Associated Press reveals that the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency will allow Iran to use its own experts and equipment to conduct an investigation into questions over its past nuclear weaponization work.
2. South Korea said it fired tens of artillery rounds toward North Korea on Thursday after the North launched a shell toward a South Korean loudspeaker that had been blaring anti-Pyongyang broadcasts, as tension escalated on the peninsula.
3. The Chinese and Russian navies are gearing up for their largest-ever joint exercises, slated to begin on Thursday in the Pacific with more than 20 ships and featuring anti-submarine operations as well as a joint-beach landing.
4. Gunmen fired on police outside an Istanbul palace, and a bomb killed eight soldiers in the southeast on Wednesday, heightening a sense of crisis as Turkey’s leaders struggled to form a new government.
5. Israeli Opposition leader Isaac Herzog met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on Tuesday, where he expressed concern a third intifada could erupt amid an increase of tensions in the West Bank.
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The prophetic passage of Scripture that we are looking at today is 2 Kings 19:5-7.
Our second coming quote for today is from Geoffrey B. Wilson. He said: “The brightness of Christ’s advent will reveal the true character of those things which were previously hidden by darkness.”