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


GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks finish at record highs, oil climbs for 5th week

* Oil rises for 5th week to highest since 2018 on strong demand

* PRECIOUS-Gold set for weekly gain as inflation data calms Fed taper fears

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi gains as major Gulf markets ease

* IAEA demands Iran answer on monitoring, Iran says not obliged to reply

* 300 migrants may have died in recent capsizing of ship off Yemen coast -U.N.

* India again urges OPEC to phase out oil output cuts

* Bahrain ready to work with estranged Qatar on airspace sovereignty

* Israel requires masks indoors again as Delta variant drives up cases

* Palestinian Authority deploys forces during protest against critic's death

* Iran dismisses Canada report on downing of airline as 'highly politicised



* Egypt's GASC seeks wheat in tender for shipment Aug. 25-Sept. 5

* Egypt to allow vaccinated travellers entry without PCR test

* Nasr Company For Civil Works Board Approves Capital Increase



* Reliance Industries expects Saudi Aramco deal to formalise this year

* Saudi bourse's 2020 net profit surged ahead of listing

* Saudi Arabia's Bank AlJazira to raise $500 mln via Islamic bond sale

* Saudi PIF names ex-Samba CEO Nashar as head of compliance and governance



* Mubadala's Yahsat aims to raise up to $810 mln in Abu Dhabi IPO

* IHC's subsidiary Alpha Dhabi Holding to list on Abu Dhabi bourse

* Dubai's DSI Terminates Engagement With Shuaa Capital Related To Financial Restructuring

* BREAKINGVIEWS-UAE takes relaxed view of Deripaska sanctions risk

* Abu Dhabi's Mubadala sells 4.5% Oil Search stake for $275 mln



* Qatar National Cement Gets Tender For Waste Treatment, Recycling And Disposal In Cement Plants



* Kuwait's Arabi Holding Group Q1 Loss Narrows

* Middle East Crude-Benchmarks fall as trading winds down


* Saudi Arabia considers developing industrial zone in Oman

(Compiled by Dubai newsroom)  ((