A Saudi trader observes the stock market on monitors at Falcom stock exchange agency in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia February 7, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser
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Stocks slumped across the Gulf, with Saudi Arabia's benchmark index dropping the most since the Khashoggi crisis, after the kingdom said two oil tankers were damaged in a "sabotage attack" Sunday.Saudi Arabia's Tadawul All Share Index closed 3.6 percent lower, the steepest drop since the crisis triggered by the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October.The indexes in Dubai and Abu Dhabi fell 4 percent and 3.3 percent, respectively Monday, posting their steepest drops since January 2016, when Brent crude plunged below $30 a barrel.
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