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MIDEAST - Factors to watch - September 11

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

DUBAI, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Wednesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Rising bond yields support value stocks ahead of c.bank meetings MKTS/GLOB

* Oil prices gain after bigger-than-expected fall in U.S. stockpiles O/R

* PRECIOUS-Gold prices inch up amid cautious mood; investors eye ECB meet

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks, petchems drag down Saudi, property lifts Dubai

* Three Australians detained in Iran

* With Bolton's departure, an Iran hawk leaves the chessboard

* Britain accuses Iran of selling Adrian Darya 1 tanker oil to Syria

* U.S. President Trump could meet with Iran's Rouhani at U.N. with no preconditions

U.S. to monitor Iranian oil shipments, will eye Chinese purchases -official

* Israel strikes Gaza after rocket sirens force Netanyahu off stage

* Arab League calls Netanyahu plan to annex West Bank areas 'aggression'

* U.S. announces new sanctions targeting Hamas, Islamic State, other groups

* Air strikes hit Syria ceasefire zone - monitor, source

* Algerian PM to resign, paving way for vote after protracted protests

* At least 31 die during stampede at Ashura rituals in Iraq's Kerbala

EGYPT

* Egypt's August inflation rate falls to 7.5%, lowest in years

SAUDI ARABIA

* COLUMN-Policy options for Saudi Arabia’s new energy minister: Kemp

* Saudi Aramco picks banks including Goldman, JPMorgan for IPO roles - Bloomberg

* Saudi Aramco prepared for foreign float alongside main domestic listing

* Cost of India refinery project with Aramco to rise – oil minister

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Dubai's Emaar Properties sells $500 mln 10-year sukuk

* Dubai weighs comeback to global debt markets - sources

QATAR

* Qatar's commercial bank to raise $600-700 mln in debt over next 6-12 months -CEO

KUWAIT

* Kuwait's Warba Bank hires banks for dollar sukuk

(Compiled by Dubai Newsroom)

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