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 stocks weaken on stimulus worries, dollar holds firm 

* Oil prices edge lower amid doubts over U.S. stimulus, rising coronavirus cases 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Major markets advance, Dubai leads gains 

* PRECIOUS-Gold gains on lower yields, U.S. stimulus hopes 

* Iran asks Indonesia to explain seizure of tanker accused of illegal oil transfer 

* Israeli cabinet minister heads delegation to Sudan 

* U.S. approves all deals involving Yemen's Houthis for one month 

* Lebanon central bank head says figures in some media about Swiss case 'inflated'



* EXCLUSIVE-Saudi Arabia to get 3 mln AstraZeneca shots in about a week from India 

* New Saudi chief may face monetary strains in investment push 

* APICORP mandates banks for five-year dollar bonds, document shows 



* DP World Signs 20-Year Concession Agreement With Angola 

* Dubai replaces health authority chief as UAE sees surge in COVID-19 cases 

* India's Bank of Baroda Says UAE Cenbank Imposes Sanction of 135.6 Mln Rupees 

* Dubai-based Network International backs DPO deal, shares fall 



* Kuwait will keep airport at 30% of capacity until further notice 

* Kuwait draft budget foresees narrower deficit for fiscal 2021/22 



* Bahrain will likely need further Gulf financial support -Fitch 



* Qatar's QNB Acquires Additional Stake In Housing Bank For Trade And Finance 



* Oman Electricity Transmission Co hires banks for dollar bonds, document shows 

(Compiled by Dubai newsroom) ((