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|11 November, 2018

Mideast Stocks - Factors to watch on November 11

Banks support Qatar recovery, Oman up sharply

Image for illustrative purpose only. An investor works on his computer above the trading floor of the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) in the Commercial Business District of Ruwi in Muscat

Image for illustrative purpose only. An investor works on his computer above the trading floor of the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) in the Commercial Business District of Ruwi in Muscat

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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-Slump in oil prices and China data weighs on stocks

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* MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks support Qatar recovery, Oman up sharply

* Oil falls 1 pct, U.S. crude on longest losing streak since 1984

* PRECIOUS-Gold falls to one-month low as Fed affirms rate-hiking stance

* EXCLUSIVE-Khashoggi murder further complicates 'Arab NATO' plan -U.S. sources

* Turkey gave Khashoggi tapes to European nations, Erdogan says

* FACTBOX-The knowns and unknowns of U.S. Iran oil sanction waivers

* Rouhani says new U.S. sanctions have no effect on Iran economy

* ANALYSIS-Iran's economy to suffer but likely ride out US sanctions storm

* Iran lets hundreds of women attend Asian Champions League final

* S.Korea oil buyers to head to Iran for talks on resuming oil imports -sources

* U.S. grants Iraq 45-day waiver over Iran sanctions to import gas, electricity -U.S. Embassy

* SWIFT to disconnect messaging for some Iranian banks this weekend

* Israeli intelligence minister calls for Gulf cooperation on aviation security, other areas

* Lebanon's Hezbollah insists on government demand, warns Israel

* Morocco's Attijariwafa bank to eye new Africa acquisitions from late 2019

* ANALYSIS-Brazil risks Middle East trade with Israel embassy move

* Sudan, US to hold more talks on removing Khartoum from terrorism sponsor list

* Syria protests to U.N. over coalition air strike in east

* Rains and floods kill eight in Jordan, force tourists to flee Petra

* Yemen govt announces new push to seize key port, UN warns of "dire" conditions

EGYPT

* Ancient Egyptian tombs yield rare find of mummified scarab beetles

* Egypt's headline inflation surges to 17.7 pct in Oct

* Egypt's Suez Canal revenues at $4.8 bln Jan-Oct, up 10.3 pct Y/Y -authority

SAUDI ARABIA

* U.S. ends refuelling support in Yemen war as pressure builds on Saudi Arabia

* Iraq and Saudi Arabia agree to work together to stabilise oil markets

* EXCLUSIVE-Saudi makes $1 bln bid for partnership with S.Africa defence group Denel

* Saudi Aramco, China's Hengli Petchem agree 130,000 bpd crude supply deal for 2019

* China's Sinochem raises 2019 term oil supply from Saudi Aramco, Kuwait

* Russian energy firms discuss cooperation with visiting Saudi Aramco chief

* Norway suspends arms export licences to Saudi Arabia

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Turkey's competition authority says Emirates NBD applies for Denizbank takeover

* UAE's TAQA rebounds to profit in Q3, fueled by higher oil prices

* UAE's ADNOC signs 10-yr agreement to sell LPG to China's Wanhua- statement

* EXCLUSIVE-Kuwait asks Dubai to release funds frozen in money laundering probe - letter

* Emirates is ending sponsorship of soccer club Paris Saint-Germain - Bloomberg

KUWAIT

* Floods kill one in Kuwait a day after minister resigned

* EXCLUSIVE-Kuwait asks Dubai to release funds frozen in money laundering probe - letter

* * China's Sinochem raises 2019 term oil supply from Saudi Aramco, Kuwait

* Kuwait raises Dec crude official selling price for Asia -source

OMAN

* TABLE-Oman inflation edges up to 1.0 percent in October

* S&P Says Oman 'BB/B' Ratings Affirmed Outlook Stable

QATAR

* Qatar pays Gaza salaries to ease tensions; Israel says money's not for Hamas

* Qatar's Commercial Bank plans Kangaroo bond

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