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Saudi Arabia begins issuing driving licences to women

Saudi Arabia has begun issuing driving licences to women for the first time in decades, according to state media. “The first group of women today received their Saudi driving licences,” the official Saudi Press Agency said. “The general directorate of traffic started replacing international driving licences recognised in the kingdom …

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Iran sees Spain interested in its petrochemicals sector

June 4 (UPI) — Italian energy company Saipem may be interested in working in the Iranian energy market despite U.S. sanctions concerns, Iran’s energy ministry reported. Iranian petrochemicals executives meet on the sidelines of the PLAST plastics and rubber exhibition in Milan with executives from Saipem. According to SHANA, the …

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World's airports facing 'capacity crisis'

As the UK mulls clearance for a third runway at Heathrow, an air industry body has warned of a global “capacity crisis”. The chief executive of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said a lack of investment by governments meant many nations were turning to more expensive, privatised airports to …

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Apple’s AR bet still has a lot to prove

As Apple gears up for its developer keynote conference tomorrow, one of its bigger announcements is likely to be new changes coming to its augmented reality platform. Since announcing ARKit last year, the tech giant has hardly been sheepish about its belief in AR’s potential. “I think AR is big …

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