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MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – September 10

DUBAI, Sept 10 (Reuters) – 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.


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar hits low note while euro shines; storms stoke worry in U.S.

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi up amid royal succession talk, UAE’s Dana resumes surge

* U.S. oil slides 3 pct as Irma threatens demand

* PRECIOUS-Gold steady near 1-year high as rate hike expectations ebb

* Middle East Crude-Dubai rises to highest in 15 months

* EU must be part of U.S. Middle East peace push, Ireland says

* U.S.-backed forces, Syrian army advance separately on IS in Deir al-Zor

* U.S.-led surveillance aircraft leave area near IS convoy in Syria

* Syrian government denies U.N. chemical attack report

* Amid tension, Trump and Turkey’s Erdogan agree to strengthen ties

* U.S. Senate panel rejects Trump’s ‘doctrine of retreat’ on foreign policy

* Trump speaks with leaders of Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar

* Lebanese army to deploy along entire eastern border, army chief says

* U.N. beefs up guards as it scales up presence in Libya

* UN rights chief says EU deal on Libya migrants falls short

* Israel’s Sara Netanyahu may face indictment -attorney general

* Israel hits Syrian site said to be linked to chemical weapons

* Hamas leader in Cairo to discuss Gaza blockade

* Five suspected al Qaeda militants killed in Yemen drone strikes

* Head of NY metals company sentenced to prison over Iran exports


* Egypt archaeologists unearth goldsmith’s tomb near Luxor

* Egypt’s GASC says seeking soyoil, sunflower oil in tender

* Egypt aims to increase wheat sowing area by a sixth-official

* Ukraine may exit Egypt wheat market over new rules -minister


* Saudi Arabia suspends any dialogue with Qatar -SPA

* Saudi says it’s accelerating economic reforms, Aramco IPO on track

* Will Saudi Aramco deliver world record profit for next year’s IPO?

* Saudi Arabia plans to cut crude oil allocations in Oct by 350,000 bpd

* Britain’s FCA quizzed by lawmakers on listing rule plans ahead of Aramco IPO


* Emirates could restore U.S. capacity within six to nine months


* Bahrain rejects Amnesty report citing crackdown on dissent

* U.S. State Dept approves $3.8 bln in arms sales to Bahrain -Pentagon (Compiled by Dubai newsroom)