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MIDEAST - Factors to watch - May 22

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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, May 22 (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-Asia stocks fragile as trade anxiety overshadows Huawei reprieve MKTS/GLOB

* PRECIOUS-Gold hovers near 2-week low on strong dollar ahead of Fed minutes

* Oil slides on rising U.S. crude stockpiles, Saudi vow to keep market balanced O/R

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Global rally lifts most of Gulf, blue-chips drag Qatar

* U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response

* Iran's Rouhani rejects talks with Washington

* Turkey to reciprocate U.S. import tariff reductions this week -sources

* Lebanon cabinet set to complete 2019 draft budget

* Palestinian business leaders to boycott U.S. economic conference

* Turkish lira weakens after cenbank repos resume, FX purchase move

* With Sudan talks deadlocked, protest group calls strike

* Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia

EGYPT

* Egypt’s GASC receives offers for rice in tender -traders

* Egypt to raise power prices by 14.9% for FY 2019-2020 -minister

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia to buy U.S. LNG from Sempra Energy - WSJ

* Saudi cabinet affirms desire to avoid war, stabilise oil markets

* Appetite for Saudi Arabia tested by latest jumbo loan

* Saudi consumer prices fall in April for fourth month in a row

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE welcomes 'Peace to Prosperity' economic workshop hosted in Bahrain along with U.S.

* UAE gives 6,800 investors permanent residency under new Golden Card system

KUWAIT

* BRIEF-Kuwait's Al Madar Reaches Agreement With A Creditor To Settle $1.5 Mln Debt

(Reporting By Dubai Newsroom)

((Dubai.Newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))

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