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| 13 September, 2018

Mideast stocks factors to watch on September 13

Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Thursday.

Investors watch a monitor at Dubai Financial Market April 27, 2014. Image for illustrative purposes.

Investors watch a monitor at Dubai Financial Market April 27, 2014. Image for illustrative purposes.

REUTERS/Mounir Saidi

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

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares win reprieve on Sino-U.S. trade talk hopes 

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* MIDEAST STOCKS-Region falls, Drake & Scull's plunge dampens Dubai 

* Oil prices slip as economic growth concerns counter tighter supplies 

* PRECIOUS-Gold near 1-wk highs as Sino-U.S. trade talk hopes hurt dollar

* Middle East Crude-Oman premium rises above $2/bbl 

* Protests dash Iraqi PM's chances of new term, hit US hopes of shaping government 

* Pompeo says Saudi, UAE trying to avoid civilian harm in Yemen

* Libya agrees to impose fees on foreign currency transactions

* Turkey reinforces military in Syria's Idlib after ceasefire call fails 

* OPEC sees slower 2019 oil demand growth, warns on economy 

* Fighting resumes in Yemen's Hodeidah as peace talks stall 

* Algeria plans new gas pipeline by 2020 -Sonatrach 

* Former Iran VP sentenced for threatening national security -Fars News 

* Erdogan appoints himself chairman of Turkey's sovereign wealth fund 

EGYPT

* Egypt imposes new import tariffs on consumer goods 

* Egypt's GASC buys 235,000 T of Russian wheat in tender 

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Arabia tells WTO it plans to adopt plain tobacco packaging 

* Saudi Arabia tightens price guidance for planned $2 bln sukuk 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank sets final terms for $750 mln sukuk 

* Dubai's DSI says it will seek to keep operating as shares slide 

* TABLE-UAE's Fujairah oil inventory data for week ended Sept 10 

* Gazprom Neft, UAE's Mubadala discuss projects in Russia, Middle East 

* UAE's Aldar Properties creates new subsidiary with $5.4 bln assets 

* Abu Dhabi's Al Hilal Bank markets dollar sukuk

QATAR

* Qatar Petroleum agrees 3-year naphtha feedstock deal with India's Haldia 

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