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-Asia stocks down, dollar holds firm after Powell's renomination 

* Oil falls on expected deal to tap emergency crude reserves 

* PRECIOUS-Gold hovers near 2-week low as dollar jumps on Fed's Powell nomination 

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi bourse suffers biggest fall in over a year after drone attacks 

* U.S. tells Sudan that deal to reinstate PM Hamdok is only 'first step' -State Department

* Turkish lira sinks further to historic low, Erdogan defends policy

* Explosions rock northern Yemen's Sanaa following coalition raids 

* Israel starts vaccinating young children as coronavirus rises

* Israel, Jordan to partner in water-for-energy deal 

* Hamas official says Qatar enables fuel-to-cash scheme for Gaza civil servants 

* ANALYSIS-U.S. wants more oil, but OPEC+ can't turn on the tap much harder 



* Egypt exported 1 mln tonnes of LNG in third quarter, says ministry 

* BRIEF-Egypt's FRA Approves Mandatory Purchase Offer For SODIC Stake 



* Saudi tourism fund invests over $500 mln since last year - statement

* Khashoggi's fiancee urges Justin Bieber to cancel Saudi performance 



* BRIEF-Mashreq Signs Strategic MoU With Dubai South To Support SMEs

* Abu Dhabi's Mubadala expects unchanged investment strategy in 2022 

* BRIEF-Emaar Properties Announces Completion Of Merger Between Emaar Properties And Emaar Malls 



* Oman, Qatar sign six agreements during Sultan's visit to Doha 

* World Cup-Infantino says 'all welcome' as Qatar begins one-year countdown 



* Oman's Asyad seeks offers of interest in expanding Suwaiq port - state media 

* Oman's OQ agrees with Korea's KOGAS-Tech to explore opportunities in green hydrogen


(Compiled by Dubai newsroom) ((