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MIDEAST - Factors to watch - September 10

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Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

DUBAI, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks mostly weaker on steep Chinese factory price declinesMKTS/GLOB

* Oil hits six-week high on hopes of extended OPEC output cuts O/R

* PRECIOUS-Gold drops for 4th session as improved risk appetite weighs

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi edges up on passive fund inflows, Abu Dhabi slips

* Iraq power system requires investments of at least $30 billion

* Iraq close to reaching oil production capacity of 5 mln bpd

* Former Erdogan ally to form rival party before year-end - paper

* Mideast crude exports to Asia may rise to 20 mln bpd by 2040 -OPEC

* Trump says he could meet with Iranian President Rouhani

* "Time is of the essence," IAEA tells Iran, pressing for answers

* Citi's Atiq Rehman appointed head of EMEA emerging markets business

EGYPT

* Plans for Israeli gas exports to Egypt on track -Egyptian minister

* Egypt plans up to $7 bln in international bonds in 2019-20

* INTERVIEW-Egypt overhauling tax procedures to lure investors – finance minister

* Egypt plans up to $7 bln in international bonds in 2019-20

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Aramco pursues IPO with local listing plan as lines up banks -sources

* UAE energy minister trusts new Saudi energy minister will strengthen Saudi role in OPEC

* EXCLUSIVE-Saudi plans gradual listing at home for Aramco -sources

* Saudi Arabia flags plan to enrich uranium as U.S. seeks nuclear pact

* Saudi Arabia should consider raising VAT to 10% - IMF

* Saudi's Tasnee Obtains 3 Bln Riyals Murabaha Facility

* Saudi's Sisco Unit Makes Provision For Doubtful Debts For 13.5 Mln Riyals

* New Saudi energy minister: a royal with decades of experience in OPEC cuts

* New Saudi energy minister says OPEC+ alliance staying for long term

* Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power to focus more on renewable energy projects - CEO

* Saudi oil shake-up won't affect Russian deal with OPEC, Kremlin says

* Saudi energy min calls on OPEC producers to comply with output curbs

* Saudi Arabia's SAGO buys 780,000 tonnes wheat in tender

* Saudi Tadawul expects $3 bln additional inflows from FTSE inclusion - chairwoman

* COLUMN-New Saudi energy minister faces unpalatable crude market choices: Russell

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE's Arabtec Updates On Combining Construction Businesses With Trojan Holding

* Operating license for Barakah nuclear power plant still under review - UAE regulator

* Emirates NBD Says Not Appointed Any Banks For Potential Rights Issue

* UAE's Emaar Updates On Arbitration Between Emaar Misr And Al Nasr Housing And Development

* DP World’s Topaz and P&O to complete merger by year

* OPEC, non-OPEC pact on oil supply curbs to continue - UAE minister

* ADNOC CEO: $11 trillion investment needed to meet future global energy demand

* DXB Entertainments Re-Aligns Salary And Benefits Structure As Part Of Efficiency Program

QATAR

* EXCLUSIVE-Qatar shortlists partners for North Field expansion, but says it may go it alone

KUWAIT

* Kuwait's United Real Estate Says Unit Signs Contract To Renew,Increase Bank Financing

OMAN

* Oman's ONEIC Says Tanweer Renews Rural Areas Collection Services Contract

* Oman oil min says too early to assess if deeper oil cuts needed

(Compiled by Dubai Newsroom)

((dubai.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))

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