Bahrain to Forge Ties With Israel, Trump Says

TEL AVIV—Bahrain and Israel will normalize ties in a U.S.-brokered deal, President Trump mentioned Friday, advancing a broader realignment in the Center East as Israel and Gulf Arab states locate typical induce towards Iran.

The deal alerts a monumental shift in the area, exactly where most Arab states beforehand experienced held off on creating peace with Israel so lengthy as its lengthy-operating conflict with the Palestinians remained unresolved. Very last month, the United Arab Emirates and Israel agreed to establish official diplomatic ties, the end result of…