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    Saudi women renew calls to lift driving ban

    A group of Saudi activists are calling on women to get behind the wheel next week in defiance of a ban on female drivers, reviving a campaign that petered out last year.

    June 20, 2012 12:30

    Egypt’s Mubarak unconscious, on respirator

    Egypt's ousted President Hosni Mubarak, jailed for life this month and who has been hospitalised for more than a year, is unconscious and on a respirator but is not clinically dead, two security sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

    June 20, 2012 11:52
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    Banker urges UAE Central bank to cut reserve requirements

    A top commercial banker in the United Arab Emirates has urged the central bank to cut some of its reserve requirements sharply in order to spur corporate lending.

    June 20, 2012 11:35