Turkish hospital opens in Gaza Strip

The Palestine-Turkey Friendship Hospital in Gaza began operating as part of efforts to curb the novel coronavirus, Palestine's government said March 31.

Palestinian government spokesman Ibrahim Melhim said President Mahmoud Abbas and his Turkish counterpart,

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, agreed during a telephone call to start operations at the hospital.

"This is a state of war - the sooner we understand, the fewer casualties we'll face"

"In fact, what is happening in Serbia, which introduced curfew yesterday, the situation in Bansko (Bulgarian resort), the situation in Italy and Spain, where police through speakers call people to return home - this is a state of war," Geshev said for Nova TV.
The Chief Prosecutor urged the public to understand that the country is actually at war for the survival of its citizens.

Israel's president to ask Netanyahu rival Benny Gantz to form government

Opposition leader Benny Gantz will be asked to form a new government, Israel's president said on March 15, boosting his chances of ousting veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

It was a blow to Netanyahu, who is fighting for his political life amid unprecedented political deadlock and a criminal indictment for corruption, which he denies.

36th coronavirus infection confirmed in Romania in man coming from Israel

A new coronavirus infection case has been confirmed in Romania in a 56-year-old man of Bucharest who travelled to Israel, according to the Strategic Communication Group (GCS). According to GCS, the man showed symptoms on Tuesday night, his health worsened, and he was admitted to the intensive care unit of the Victor Babes Hospital in Bucharest.