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Friday announced that he is running for president in 2020, The Hill reported. The former mayor of Newark made the announcement on the first day of Black History Month. Gaza said on Friday that 32 Palestinian Arabs were shot and wounded by Israeli troops in renewed clashes along the Gaza border, AFP reports. Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said in a statement they were shot during protests along the border, but none were reported to be in a life threatening condition. Iranian Foreign Minister mocks US after it suspends Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia.

Walter Bingham explains why he can’t support Netanyahu as Prime Minister. MK Ayman Odeh was re-elected on Friday to head the Hadash party, ahead of the elections for the 21st Knesset on April 9. The Hadash council, which met in Shfaram, made the decision unanimously after two other candidates, Jafar Farah and Shukri Awadah, withdrew their candidacy. Palestinian Arabs in Judea, Samaria and Gaza, a US official said on Friday, according to Reuters. US legislation under which foreign aid recipients would be more exposed to anti-terrorism lawsuits.