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World 14 Jan 2022 | 7:23 PM

Iraqi cleric's push to sideline Iran-backed factions risks clash

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq might for the first time in years get a government that excludes Iran-backed parties if a powerful populist cleric who dominated a recent election keeps his word, Iraqi politicians, government officials and independent analysts say.

Nation 09 Jan 2022 | 1:59 PM

Suspect in Palestinian lecturer's 2018 murder in KL held in Gaza

PETALING JAYA: The suspect in the murder of Palestinian university lecturer Dr Fadi Al Batsh, who was shot dead in Setapak, Kuala Lumpur in 2018, is believed to have been detained in Gaza.