DUBAI  - 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.


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares bounce, China factories fight to re-start 

* Oil gains 1% as short-sellers take profit; investors still wary over coronavirus 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Most major gulf markets gain; QNB drags Qatar lower 

* PRECIOUS-Gold steady as virus fears counter firmer equities

* More than 100 U.S. troops diagnosed with brain injuries from Iran attack 

* United States to extend waiver for Iraq to import Iranian energy - Iraqi officials 

* Slain commander Soleimani sought stability -Iranian president 

* Libyan oil revenues fall to zero in Jan as ports blocked -central bank data 

* Oil producers still in talks over extending output cut -Algeria minister

* Algeria plans to develop bond, stock markets to ease financial pressure

* Sudan seeks U.S. help on subsidy payments, dollar transfers -finance minister

* Iran cuts March Iranian light, heavy crude prices to Asia - pricing document

* Israel's Elbit Systems wins $136 mln in contracts in Asia-Pacific



* Egypt's GASC seeks wheat for March 21-31 shipment

* Egypt's core inflation at 2.7% in January from 2.4 pct in December -central bank

* Egypt slashes energy subsidy spending in second half of 2019

* Egyptian pound strengthens to three-year high

* Egypt sells $984.8 mln in dollar T-bills at yield of

* Egypt's Canal Sugar to start production in 2021 - CEO

* Egypt's annual urban consumer inflation rises to 7.2% in Jan- Capmas


* NMC Health reveals KKR, GK approaches as founder Shetty steps back 

* TIMELINE-NMC Health's expansion and ailments 

* Dubai's Emirates NBD to raise $500 mln in bonds 

* UAE restores postal service to Qatar despite protracted dispute 

* ADNOC unit to lease LNG vessel to Singapore's Atlantic Gulf & Pacific - WAM

* Maybank Islamic to arrange Gulf sukuk, opens Dubai branch



* Qatar moves to forward pricing for crude loading in March - sources



* Bahrain deficit shrinks to 4.7% of GDP in 2019 

* Bahrain committed to supporting additional oil production cut -minister 

(Compiled by Dubai newsroom) ((