* Saudi Arabia considers its own nuclear options after Iran deal Experts say it is uncertain whether the Saudis could realistically build an atomic bomb in secret or withstand the political pressure it would face if such plans were revealed.
* Iran Deal: Europe's Chief Negotiator Sympathized with Iran Given the capitulation to Iran's geopolitical ambitions represented by the agreement reached in Vienna on July 14, a spotlight is likely to fall on the pivotal role played by Europe's chief diplomat.
* China deploys military hardware across Russia ahead of Army Games 2015 Chinese military personnel and hardware have been successfully deployed in military bases and maneuver areas across Russia preparing to take part in the International Army Games 2015 alongside 14 other nations, the Russian Defense Ministry reports.
* Iran defense chief forbids international inspections of military sites Despite nuclear deal's terms, Hossein Dehqan says IAEA won't be allowed to probe 'defensive and missile capabilities'.
* Maneuvering Russian Satellite Has Everyone's Attention A Russian military satellite launched in March has made at least 11 close approaches to the rocket upper stage that released it into orbit, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Air Force.
* Egypt: 'Dozens detained secretly' by security forces Dozens of people in Egypt have apparently disappeared after being detained secretly by security forces, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has warned.
* ISIS-Linked Jihadis Threaten Rocket Fire on Israel Gaza-based Salafist groups threaten to retaliate against a Hamas crackdown on their members - by triggering war with Israel.
* Franklin Graham: 'We should stop all immigration of Muslims to the U.S.' Evangelist Franklin Graham said Muslims must be barred from entering the United States, in light of what he purports to be the growing "threat" of Islam evidenced by the recent fatal shootings in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
* Report: Isis Ramps Up Use Of Chemical Weapons In Iraq And Syria The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has recently used chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria, two independent U.K.-based organizations have learned.
* Iran Deal: Obama Just Sold Out an Ally, and It's Not Israel India's Foreign Ministry and media welcomed the Iran deal, much as their counterparts in Western capitals did.