Possibly threatening a settlement over a separate investigation into its doing business with sweethearts like Iran and Sudan into doubt, Commerzbank ( OTCPK:CRZBY -5.5% ) is facing an investigation by the Manhattan DA over violations of
wants some Commerzbank AG employees to be fired as part of a settlement over allegations the German lender improperly processed transactions with Iran and other countries facing U.S. sanctions, according to people familiar with the matter.
loan is $45 million. President Obama hosts a state dinner for Indian PM Modi on Monday. Russian president Putin meets with Iranian president Rouhani on Monday. The 69 th UN General Assembly wraps up in NY on Tuesday. The first round of presidential elections
LOS ANGELES, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Anthony Bourdain's television travelogue "Parts Unknown" goes to Iran to discover how people live behind the geopolitical smoke screen and to small-town Massachusetts to chronicle the heroin scourge.
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers made little progress in overcoming significant disagreements in the most recent round of nuclear talks, including on uranium enrichment, Iranian and Western diplomats close to the negotiations said on Friday.
* Industry source sees steady Saudi output in Sept (Writes through with further comments, details)
DUBAI, Sept 24 (Reuters) - An Iranian commander has confirmed the presence in Iraq of the influential chief of Iran 's Quds Force, an overseas arm of the Revolutionary Guards, saying Qassem Soleimani was fighting the Islamic State militant group, official media reported.
* Sanctions need to be eased before Iran exports can start (Adds parliamentary context of paper para 6)
* Sanctions need to be eased before Iran exports can start
DUBAI, Sept 22 (Reuters) - For decades the opposing poles of Middle East power politics, Saudi Arabia and Iran may be driven to set aside at least some of their differences by the rise of a mutual enemy: Islamic State.