Mideast Stocks - Factors to watch on September 20

Most Gulf markets rise; Egypt bourse eases

An investor is seen at the Dubai International Financial Market, in Dubai, UAE April,16, 2018.

An investor is seen at the Dubai International Financial Market, in Dubai, UAE April,16, 2018.

REUTERS/Satish Kumar

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.


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Equities sink on virus angst, Fed aftermath; gold, yen rise 

* Oil flat as Libya developments counter OPEC+ boost

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Most Gulf markets rise; Egypt bourse eases

* PRECIOUS-Gold rises as dollar weakens, heads for second weekly gain 

* U.N. chief says no action on U.N. Iran sanctions due to 'uncertainty'

* EXPLAINER-U.S. says U.N. sanctions on Iran have now been reimposed. What does that mean

* Iran's coronavirus death toll exceeds 24,000 - health ministry 

* EXCLUSIVE-Trump plans executive order to punish arms trade with Iran -sources 

* U.S. Treasury imposes sanctions on Iranian 'cyber threat group'

* Lebanese Christian party offers idea to resolve dispute over new cabinet 

* Libya's NOC lifts force majeure on oil, except where fighters remain 

* Libya's Haftar says he will lift oil blockade, with conditions 

* U.S. blacklists Hezbollah official, Lebanon-based companies 

* Yemeni warring factions hold talks on prisoners release - UN

* INTERVIEW-Jordan's crackdown on tax cheats has raised $600 mln -finance minister

* Israel closes schools again as COVID-19 cases surge 


* With tourists slow to return, Egypt's resorts and ancient sites face tough winter 


* Saudi energy minister warns oil market gamblers will be hurt "like hell" 

* Saudi Arabia crude exports rebound in July from historic lows 

* Yemen's Houthis launch military projectile towards Jazan, five civilians injured -SPA 

* Saudi-led coalition says intercepts drone, Houthis say Abha airport hit 


* Israel, Bahrain tourism ministers speak, discuss joint ventures with UAE 

* Abu Dhabi-backed ADQ acquires 22% of courier Aramex 

* International arrivals to Abu Dhabi must wear COVID-19 tracking device 

* Israel, Dubai diamond exchanges begin strategic collaboration 

* Eni has proposed building bio-refineries in Abu Dhabi - CEO 


* In U.S. ally Bahrain, Israel deal rallies a weakened opposition 


* U.S. hopes to name Qatar as major non-NATO ally, official says

(Compiled by Dubai newsroom) ((dubai.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com))

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