“Thursday’s knife attack in Nice has been described as a ‘terrorist’ incident by the city’s mayor, and France’s anti-terrorism prosecutor has taken on the investigation. The incident marks mark the latest in France’s dark recent history of attacks.” Here’s the latest on a knife attack that killed three peopled in French city of Nice.

+ For some background, here’s a look at the state of affairs the day before the attack. Anger towards Emmanuel Macron grows in Muslim world. “On the front page of a hardline Iranian newspaper, he was the ‘Demon of Paris.’ In the streets of Dhaka he was decried as a leader who “worships Satan”. Outside Baghdad’s French embassy, a likeness of Emmanuel Macron was burned along with France’s flag. Rage is growing across the Muslim world at the French president and his perceived attacks on Islam and the prophet Muhammad, leading to calls for boycotts of the French products and security warnings for France’s citizens in majority-Muslim states.”