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Illegal cannabis production in West Bank rises as economy tanks | Palestine News

Palestinian police say illegal drug production is increasing across the occupied West Bank, much of it destined for use inside Israel. As Palestinians face worsening economic conditions, more are turning to cultivating cannabis for some desperately needed cash. Al Jazeera’s Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports from the occupied West Bank.

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Indian PM’s close ally, Amit Shah, helped craft winning election strategy

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – With India’s ruling Hindu nationalists headed for a stunning election victory on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s powerful right hand man, Amit Shah, could reap his reward as a potential home minister, an analyst and a party official said. FILE PHOTO: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi …

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Pressure for new confidence vote if PM May does not set exit date: 1922 treasurer

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May waits for Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir at Downing Street in London, Britain, May 2, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – If Prime Minister Theresa May does not set a resignation date on Friday there will be overwhelming pressure to change the …

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UK PM May focused on delivering Brexit, looking forward to Trump visit: spokesman

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after giving a news briefing in Brussels, Belgium, March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May remains focused on delivering Brexit and will meet with ministers on Thursday, her spokesman said, amid calls for her to …

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