* The History of the 4th of July On July 4, 1776, the thirteen colonies claimed their independence from England, an event which eventually led to the formation of the United States.
* 100,000 Missiles Aimed at Israel, Says Iran During Day of Violent Anti-Israel Riots Hezbollah has 100,000 missiles prepared to attack Israel, said General Hossein Salami, the deputy commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, on Friday.
* Iraq suicide bomb attack: Deaths in Baghdad rise to 165 The number of people killed in Sunday's suicide bomb attack in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, has risen to 165, interior ministry officials say.
* Tony Blair: UK should keep Brexit options open Former prime minister Tony Blair has said "we should keep our options open" on the UK leaving the European Union.
* Iranian al-Quds Day resolution demands elimination of 'cancerous' Israel Destroying Jewish state is Muslim world's 'top priority,' declares text; top military official says 100,000 missiles in Lebanon ready to hit Zionist regime.
* Islamist militants kill 20 in Bangladesh before commandos end siege Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians, seven Japanese and an American, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, before security forces stormed the building and ended a 12-hour standoff on Saturday.
* Talking About the Elephant in the Brexit Room Today, everyone is talking about the Brexit vote, but no one will talk about the elephant in the Brexit room.
* Thousands at 'March for Europe' Brexit protest Thousands of people have marched through London to protest against the referendum decision to leave the EU.
* Iran's Rouhani accuses West of exploiting Sunni-Shi'ite rift, slams Israel The global arrogance (the United States and its allies) wants to create discord among Muslims ... Unity is the only way to restore stability in the region," Rouhani said.
* Was the Istanbul attack an act of retaliation for Turkey-Israel accord? Israel deal with Turkey reinforces ISIS narrative that 'apostate' governments of Muslim majority countries are aligned with 'Jews, Crusaders and unbelievers.'
* NYPD: Ready for War With ISIS Terrorists In the air, over the water and on the street with hundreds of heavily-armed officers, the New York Police Department says it is ready for war if ISIS or any terror group attacks New York City.
* MK Glick threatened with murder in inciting video Video posted to YouTube threatens MK Glick with murder, says he has "no place in Palestine".
* 1st time in 81yrs: Muslim call to prayer heard from inside Istanbul's Hagia Sophia A muezzin has performed an Islamic call to prayer for the first time in 81 years in one of Istanbul's iconic monuments, Hagia Sophia, famous for its grandiose dome.