MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - Sept 25

Sept 25 (Reuters) - 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-Oil sinks as OPEC deal seen unlikely; stocks dip * MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf shares cheer Fed decision to keep interest rates put, Egypt slips * Oil slumps 4 pct as no output deal expected for OPEC * Gold heads for best week since July as Fed fears fade * Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues * Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating to 'junk' after coup * Obama vetoes Sept. 11 Saudi bill, sets up showdown with Congress * INTERVIEW-Yemen plans U.N. complaint over Iran weapons transfers -minister * Eighteen killed in Islamic State attack north of Iraq's Tikrit * UAE says Iran wasted no time in undermining regional security * Syria says belief in victory in war against terrorism 'even greater' * Egypt's Sisi promises justice after migrant ship capsize * Saudis offer oil cut for OPEC deal if Iran freezes output - sources * Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. sent weapons to Kurdish fighters in Syria * U.S. lawmakers have "grave concern" over Boeing, Airbus Iran licenses * U.S.-based cleric urges Europe act to stop "catastrophe" in Turkey * Mideast Quartet warns that Israeli settlements eroding two-state solution * Turkish journalist detained over "subliminal coup messages" - media * Arab central banks back relocation of Yemen's central bank * Iraq's Zebari accuses ex-PM Maliki of arranging dismissal as finance minister * Turkish Q3 growth to be below expectations - industry minister * Libyan oil port takeover gives edge to eastern commander * Coalition forces kill Houthi general on Saudi-Yemen border - sources


* More than 130 bodies recovered from migrant boat capsize off Egypt * Egypt picks Glencore, Trafigura and B.B. Energy for LNG tender * Russia will supply wheat to Egypt as Cairo lifts restrictions -RIA * Egyptian court jails five juveniles over Red Sea island protest * Egypt's GASC buys 240,000 tonnes of Russian wheat after amending terms * Egypt's central bank unexpectedly keeps rates unchanged * Egypt's FIHC buys 30,000 tonnes of soyoil, 20,000 tonnes sunflower oil * Egypt considers international auction after mobile operators spurn 4G licence offer * ANALYSIS-To loosen its currency peg Egypt needs sustainable dollar inflows * Egypt's GASC amends tender specifications in line with new ergot policy

*Saudis keen for consensus on OPEC production by Nov - source * Saudi Airlines acquires 63 aircraft in fleet expansion, SPA * China to launch yuan direct trading pairs with Saudi riyal, UAE dirham * Saudi builder Binladin says government started to pay dues - paper * Saudi to sell new 20 bln riyal bond issue to banks next week - Maaal * Saudi-led coalition air strike kills at least 19 in Yemen -residents


* China to launch yuan direct trading pairs with Saudi riyal, UAE dirham * UAE's Pacific Controls $381 mln debt plan due by end-October -sources * Rig builder Lamprell to cut costs further, shares jump * Power firm Taqa Morocco first-half profit rises on cheap coal * UAE lender UNB mandates banks ahead of potential bond issue


* Condensate under pressure after Qatar sells prompt cargoes * Qatargas delays start-up of Ras Laffan 2 condensate splitter * Brazil's Amaro family sells 6.47 pct of LATAM Airlines


* Oman August inflation flat at 1.3 pct * Oman reshuffles state holdings in step towards privatisation


* Bahrain August inflation eases to 2.6 pct * Bahrain court dismisses appeal against dissolution of Shi'ite opposition group -paper * Bahrain keeps key policy rate unchanged (Compiled by Dubai newsroom)