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-Asia stocks on the skids, HK hits 11-month low  

* Oil down on stronger greenback, rising U.S. rig count 

* PRECIOUS-Gold hits over 1-month low as stronger dollar dents appeal  

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf bourses end mixed; Abu Dhabi off record high 

* Syrian military chief makes rare visit to Jordan to discuss border security  

* Iran's fuel shipments violate Lebanon's sovereignty -PM  

* OPEC to stick to oil production deal in October, Iraq oil minister says  

* Qatar flight with Afghans, Americans, Europeans leaves Kabul, official says  



* Egypt to sell minority stake in state payments firm e-finance  



* SABIC, ExxonMobil JV in U.S. preparing for initial startup  



* UAE economy minister to visit Britain seeking trade deal  

* UAE central bank sees COVID-19 increasing money-laundering risks 

* Abu Dhabi's state holding firm ADQ hires more bankers as it steps up dealmaking  



* BRIEF-Burgan Bank Says CMA Aprpoves To Issue Rights Offering  


(Compiled by Dubai newsroom) ((