Jerusalem/Dubai — Bahrain sent its first official government delegation to Israel on Wednesday as the two countries look to broaden co-operation that Washington has promoted as an anti-Iran alliance and potential economic bonanza.

Bahrain’s foreign minister Abdullatif Al-Zayani headed the delegation aboard Gulf Air flight GF972 — a reference to Israel’s telephone country code — on the airline’s first commercial flight to Tel Aviv...

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