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MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch

DUBAI, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Here are some factors that may
affect Middle East batch markets on Sunday. Reuters has not
verified a press reports and does not attest for their
accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Global bonds selloff stops during Wall Street;
gold, yen parasite up

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Kuwait’s Zain surges on Omantel move, Egypt
falls on high inflation

* Oil prices adult amidst aloft tellurian demand, Nigeria
instability

* PRECIOUS-Gold buoyed by tellurian tensions, U.S. inflation
data

* Trump will send envoys to Middle East to plead peace
-official

* Trump administration defends transport anathema in U.S. Supreme
Court brief

* Iraq’s Kurds hang to autonomy opinion notwithstanding U.S.
request to postpone it

* Islamic State still a hazard as Mosul residents lapse to
city in ruins

* Iraq issues proposal to buy 50,000 tonnes of wheat

* Iran in talks to buy 48 Airbus helicopters – report

* Russia says “a pity” U.S. casts doubt on Iran chief deal

* Iran dismisses Tajik polite fight claims as try to damage
ties

* Soccer-Iran asked to explain dropping players who faced
Israeli team

* More Syrians returning home, still outnumbered by fresh
displacements – U.N.

* Seven Syrian rescue volunteers killed in shooting

* “Logistics” reason adult Lebanese understanding for rebels, refugees to
return to Syria

* Syrian army secures Islamic State-held city in Homs
province-state media

* Syrian army gains belligerent on Jordan limit in southwest

* ANALYSIS-Hezbollah steers Lebanon closer to Syria,
straining efforts to stay neutral

* Libyan troops commander Haftar visiting Russia – RIA

* More than half a million children in Libya need help
-UNICEF

* MSF suspends Mediterranean rescues as migrant dispute
mounts

* Yemen’s Houthis aim bloc warship, group reports

* U.N. signals not obliged for determining Yemen’s main
airport

* Nineteen migrants feared drowned after being forced from
boat off Yemen – U.N. agency

* Israel warns Hamas not to try to foil the anti-tunnel Gaza
wall

* U.N. urges finish to Gaza predicament in punishing summer heat

* Sudan invited to U.S.-Egyptian troops exercises –
ministry

EGYPT

* Egypt acceleration surges to 35 pct in Jul after subsidy
cuts

* Average yields dump on Egypt’s six-month, one-year T-bills

* Italian traveller hold over murdering of hotel administrator at
Egyptian resort

* Egypt sight pile-up kills dozens, injures some-more than 100
people

* Islamic state claimes shortcoming for conflict on
Egyptian military automobile -AMAQ

SAUDI ARABIA

* EXCLUSIVE-Saudi Arabia favours New York for Aramco listing
despite risks -sources

* Saudi’s Falih doesn’t order out some-more oil cuts though kingdom
won’t take uneven movement – Al Sharq

* Saudi Falih says talks with Iraq focused on oil pact,
investment discussed

* Saudi Arabia tenders to squeeze 660,000 T feed barley

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Malaysia’s 1MDB says $350 mln paid to Abu Dhabi for debt
deal

* Four UAE soldiers die after helicopter pile-up in Yemen –
agency

* UAE jails male for espionage for Iran, chief work – Gulf
press

* UAE’s TAQA to refinance $500 mln bond due in Oct –
official

* Abu Dhabi’s Union National Bank updating bond programme –
sources

* JBF promoters oath some-more equity with lenders as shares
slump

* UAE’s JBF RAK PET outlay stalls amid debt restructuring –
COO

KUWAIT

* Kuwait says responding to oil brief in Ras al-Zour area

* Kuwait says holding measures opposite North Korea – KUNA

* Kuwait says arrests 12 convicted in 2015 Iran view case

* Omantel to buy scarcely 10 pct of Kuwait’s Zain Group for
$846.1 mln
(Compiled by Dubai Newsroom)

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