Iran sanctions 15 U.S. firms, citing human rights and Israel ties
DUBAI, March 26 Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday.
VIENNA, March 8 Manuel Gonzalez Cid has replaced Franklin "Fritz" Hobbs as BAWAG PSK's chairman of the supervisory board, the Austrian bank said on Wednesday.
Gonzalez, a Spaniard, previously worked as chief financial officer for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Group in Madrid. He also worked at Cerberus Global Investment and was chairman of Gescobro Collection Services.
Hobbs had been in the job since 2013.
BWAG is majority-owned by U.S.-based private equity fund Cerberus. (Reporting by Shadia Nasralla; editing by Susan Thomas)
LONDON, March 26 British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday end-to-end encryption of messages offered by services like Whatsapp are "completely unacceptable" and there should be no "secret place for terrorists to communicate".
DUBAI, March 26 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sunday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.