Sharjah 24 – dpa: The Iraqi parliament on Monday approved holding national legislative elections on May 12 as scheduled, putting an end to a political row.
Sharjah 24 – WAM: Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, MoE, and Steven Ciobo, Australia's Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, recently met to discuss strengthening economic cooperation in sectors of mutual interest. The two ministers highlighted the latest developments regarding the implementation of recommendations and cooperative frameworks agreed on during the first session of their countries’ Joint Economic Committee held in Sydney in November 2017.
Sharjah 24 – WAM: The Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has received Arab and foreign ambassadors accredited to the UAE, military attaches in embassies of brotherly and friendly countries, and senior officers of the Armed Forces, at the Zayed II Military college in Al Ain, who attended the graduation ceremony of a new batch of officers from the college.
Sharjah 24 – SPA: The Emir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received , on Monday, a written message from Jordanian King Abdullah II concerning relations between the two countries and ways of enhancing them.
Sharjah 24 – dpa: Russia is inviting Kurdish representatives to Syrian peace talks scheduled in Sochi next week, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday, according to state media.