Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak has announced his return to politics
He has announced that he will run for the leadership of the country's Labour Party, a first step toward trying for the country's highest office again
The announcement by Barak, 63, one of Israel's best-known figures, immediately shook up the race for the top spot in Labour, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's main coalition partner
The party's primaries are set for May.
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