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| 15 July, 2018

Mideast stocks factors to watch on July 15

Most markets slightly down on oil price concerns

An Emirates NBD counter is seen as traders monitor stocks at the Dubai Financial Market at Dubai World Trade Center, February 2, 2012.

An Emirates NBD counter is seen as traders monitor stocks at the Dubai Financial Market at Dubai World Trade Center, February 2, 2012.

REUTERS/Mohamed Al-Sayaghi

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-U.S. stocks rise on industrials; dollar flattens

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* MIDEAST STOCKS-Most markets slightly down on oil price concerns

* Oil rises but declines for the week as supply concerns ease

* PRECIOUS-Gold, silver slide to seven-month lows as dollar climbs

* Iraqi protesters storm local government building amid anger over graft

* Israeli interceptor missile shoots down drone at Syrian frontier - witness

* Turkey to prioritise fight against inflation, rebalancing economy -Albayrak

* Israel and Gaza militants agree to end fierce flare-up of fighting

* Turkey's Erdogan says Syrian govt forces targetting Idlib could destroy accord - source

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia welcomes FIFA action against pirated sports channel

* Saudi Arabia arrests prominent cleric Safar al-Hawali -activists

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* UAE pledges $10 bln in investment, South Africa says

* BRIEF-DXB Entertainments Says Dubai Parks And Resorts Reports H1 visits Over 1.4 Mln

QATAR

* BRIEF-Moody's Changes Qatar's Rating Outlook To Stable

KUWAIT

* TABLE-Kuwait May bank lending growth slowest in seven years

OMAN

* BRIEF-Bank Muscat H1 Profit Rises

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