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Gunman Storms Saudi Royal Palace, Is Killed After Shootout With Guards

An armed attack took place on the Saudi Royal palace in Jeddah, with two Saudi guards shot dead while three others were injured on Saturday morning when a man drove up to the gate of the palace and began shooting, the interior ministry said in a statement carried by state news.

Is Saudi Arabia's Grand Strategy Shifting?

"Even in this era of global paradigmatic changes, Saudi Arabia’s shifting grand strategy is perhaps one of the most surprising developments to occur thus far..."

Kalashnikov Unveils New Anti-Drone Weapon

Trouble with spying neighbors? Annoyed by teenage pranks? Concerned about terrorists? Kalashnikov has the answer - the new REX-1 Drone Killing Gun - "Looking at the market, I think the civilian version of our system could cost around $5,000..."

Frontrunning: July 13

  • Feuding U.S. Senate Republicans to get revised healthcare bill (Reuters)
  • Draghi May Address Future of ECB Stimulus at Jackson Hole (WSJ)
  • BOJ seeks to tamp down speculation on tapering (Nikkei)
  • Iran’s Stature Grows as Rivals Quarrel (WSJ)
  • China June Trade Data Buoyed by Robust Demand at Home and Abroad (BBG)

Car Containing Explosives Rams Police Van In Paris, Driver Dead

There has been an incident on Paris' Champs Elysees, which has been cordoned off, with heavy police presence amid reports that a car has burst on fire, potentially following an explosion. According to AFP, the French police say the car ramed a police van before bursting into flames.

Is This The Greatest 'Arb' In The World?

Since it first entered service with the Soviet army in 1948, the AK-47 and its derivatives have become the world's most widely used assault rifles. However, while demand may be high, prices vary dramatically... which gave us an idea.