Factors to watch - July 25



DUBAI, July 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.

INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL

* GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock markets hit new highs, Treasury yields up as choppy week ends

* Oil edges up in weekly rebound on forecasts for tight supplies

* PRECIOUS-Gold dips as yields perk up, dollar strengthens

* MIDEAST STOCKS-UAE bourses tread water ahead of eid holidays; Egypt gains []nL1N2OU08Q

* U.S. mulls crackdown on Chinese imports of Iranian oil

* Iran's Khamenei: do not blame people protesting over water crisis

* Saudi-led coalition destroys drones launched by Yemen's Houthis, state media say

* For the first time, Saudi women stand guard in Mecca during haj

* Middle East Crude-Benchmarks mixed; IOC buys Upper Zakum

* Syrian air defenses confront an Israeli 'aggression' over Homs -state TV

* Two Turkish soldiers killed in attack in northern Syria

* Iran opens oil terminal in Gulf of Oman to bypass Strait of Hormuz

* Qatar emir directs the allocation of $100 mln to support food security in Yemen -agency

* Trump ally Barrack arrested on foreign lobbying charges -U.S. Justice Department

EGYPT

* Egypt raises domestic fuel prices in quarterly pricing review

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SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudi Aramco Facing $50M Cyber Extortion Over Leaked Data - AP

* Saudi Arabia bans citizens from travel to Indonesia -SPA

* Saudi-Owned Motiva Suspends $6.6 Billion Petrochemical Expansion - WSJ

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES]

* Rosatom, DP World to join efforts on Arctic container shipments

* NMC founder sues EY, banks and execs for $8 bln over alleged fraud

* EXCLUSIVE-India overhauls petroleum reserve policy to boost private interest- sources

* Mubadala gets preferential status in bid for Renova's assets

* GlobalFoundries to build New York factory, boost chip output

KUWAIT

* U.S. top diplomat Blinken to visit India, Kuwait

BAHRAIN

* Bahrain's Batelco Says CBB Grants License To Batelco Financial Services (Compiled by Dubai newsroom)

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