* Rivlin gives Gantz mandate to form government Gantz outreaches "elbow" to Netanyahu for unity.
* Israel election: Gantz vows to form 'broad' unity government within days Benny Gantz - the main political rival to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu - has been given the chance to form a new coalition government in Israel.
* The Struggle for Israel's Jewish Soul The possibility of an Israeli minority government that relies on the Joint Arab List underscores the clear and present danger of accommodating political parties and movements that reject the existence of the Jewish state and propagate Israel's transformation into a Palestinian Arab (Muslim) state.
* Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque shut as precaution against coronavirus Holy mosque and Dome of the Rock have closed, but Muslim prayer will still be held outdoors in the Al-Aqsa compound.
* Rabbi Warns Vatican: Return Temple Vessels or Corona-Virus in Rome Worsens As the COVID-19 crisis worsens worldwide, the Nation of Israel requests that the Vatican immediately return to Jerusalem the Temple vessels that have been stored in Rome for nearly 2000 years.
* Russia's Strategy for the Middle East: Stabilize, Revitalize, Create Chaos Russia is attempting to have a say in the geopolitical realignment of the Middle East, provoked by instability, sectarianism and Iran-Saudi rivalry.
* Hamas in Moscow to mend ties with Syrian regime Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said March 4 that his movement supports the sovereignty of the Syrian government over all Syrian territories.
* Furious Italian MEP criticises Brussels for abandoning Italy - 'Our patience has ran out!' A FURIOUS ITALIAN MEP has criticised the European Union for sending billions to Turkish President Recep Erdoan while abandoning its third largest economy Italy during the coronavirus.
* Coronavirus: Europe on Lockdown The unprecedented restrictions on the movement of people, unimaginable only two weeks ago, is bringing life in Europe to a virtual standstill.
* Temple Mount sheikh: 'We'll conquer the entire world and rule it through Islam' Zionist Watchdog: Arrest sheikh who called in Temple Mount speech to 'retaliate,' 'pulverize' Trump.