MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - Nov 21

DUBAI, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Here are factors that may affect

Middle East stock markets on Wednesday. Reuters has not verified

the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares steady, refocusing on US

fiscal cliff

* China powerbrokers block reform candidates-sources

* Brent crude rises above $110 on Mideast violence

* Gaza shakes, Israelis killed, Clinton seeks truce

* Euro zone bogged down in Greek debt options

* World powers to meet to map out Iran plans

* Bernanke sees good 2013 if US 'fiscal cliff' avoided

* REUTERS SUMMIT-Bank of Khartoum's Gulf owners bet on Sudan

growth

* REUTERS SUMMIT- Tunisia PM seeks Western funds "before

it's too late

* REUTERS SUMMIT-Boeing targets doubling of Middle East

defence sales

EGYPT

* Egyptian official says Gaza truce talks continuing

* Egypt agrees deal for $4.8 bln IMF loan

* Egypt says Ukraine asks to stay on wheat supply list

SAUDI ARABIA

* Iran says Saudi Arabia exploring in banned border areas

* REUTERS SUMMIT-Saudi petchems firms fear new year gas

price rise

* Gulf Investment Corp eyes five-yr benchmark bond, pricing

this wk

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

* Dubai ruler trims Investment Corp. of Dubai's board

* Equinix, UAE telco du announce $80 mln Dubai data centre

* REUTERS SUMMIT-Dubai's largest bank looks beyond Gulf for

growth

QATAR

* Qatar Telecom agrees $500 mln debut Islamic finance deal

(Compiled by Gulf bureaux)

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