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|29 July, 2018

Mideast factors to watch on July 29

Saudi falls slightly after oil tanker attack

An investor looks at stock information in front of an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market March 21, 2010.

An investor looks at stock information in front of an electronic display board at the Dubai International Financial Market March 21, 2010.

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks end 4th week of gains on sour note as investors jeer earnings

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* MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi falls slightly after oil tanker attack, rest of Gulf mixed

* Oil prices fall with stock market; Brent marks weekly gain

* PRECIOUS-Gold climbs as dollar trims gains after U.S. growth data

* Middle East Crude-Dubai hovers at 4-month low

* U.S. not pursuing regime change, collapse in Iran -Mattis

* Trump seeks to revive 'Arab NATO' to confront Iran

* Saudi-led coalition renews strikes on Yemen's main port city

* Iraq cleric Sistani urges government action on corruption amid further protests

* Turkey considers new stimulus as growth seen slowing, officials say

EGYPT

* Egypt seeks 75 death sentences over 2013 sit-in

* Egypt's Zohr gas field capacity to reach 2 bcf/d by Sept -Eni

* Foreign holdings of Egyptian treasuries $17.5 bln at end-June - minister

* Egypt to raise 8-10 bln EGP by floating shares in state firms in FY 2018-19

* Egypt's budget deficit narrows to 9.8 pct in FY 2017/18

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi's Aramco plan B is too clever by half

* Bankers weigh giant Aramco-Sabic debt financing

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Benetton family to sell part of Cellnex stake to ADIA, GIC

* FACTBOX-Risks to Middle East oil and gas shipping routes

QATAR

* S&P Says Qatar Ratings Affirmed At 'AA-/A-1+'; Outlook Remains Negative

* UAE calls Houthi attack on oil shipments totally irresponsible

KUWAIT

* Kuwait says impact on its oil shipments through Bab Al Mandeb strait is limited -KUNA

BAHRAIN

* GFH Financial Settles $200 Million Sukuk

(Reporting By Dubai newsroom) ((Dubai.Newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))