prev FILE – In this Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 file photo, Israeli Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev, right, shakes hands with Mohamed Bin Tha’loob Al Derai, President of UAE Wrestling Judo & Kickboxing Federation, after an Israeli player won the bronze medal during the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Judo tournament in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A surprise visit to Oman by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the weekend appears to have opened the floodgates for a series of appearances by senior Israeli officials in Gulf Arab states, thrusting the once secret back channels of outreach into public view. These newly revealed ties reflect concerns by both Israel and Arabs over Iran’s rising influence in the region. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – It was a scene unthinkable just weeks ago: an Israeli Cabinet minister, tears of joy filling her eyes, proudly singing her country’s national anthem at a sports event in the heart of the Arab world. The spectacle of Miri Regev singing “HaTikva,” which describes the Jewish yearning for a homeland in Zion, was just one in a series of taboo-busting public appearances by Israeli officials in Gulf Arab states that have thrust the once-secret back channels of outreach into public view. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has for years boasted about warming ties with key Arab states that have no diplomatic relations with Israel. But those ties — still largely unpopular among the Arab public — were rarely visible. That changed on Friday, when Netanyahu made an unannounced visit to Oman, where he met longtime ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said. It marked the firs
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