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Iran Concerns Prompt Mideast Diplomacy Realignment

Yair Lapid and Antony Blinken shake hands with Abdullatif bin Rashid al-Zayani and Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan following the Negev summit on March 28. 

Yair Lapid and Antony Blinken shake hands with Abdullatif bin Rashid al-Zayani and Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan following the Negev summit on March 28. 

Photographer: Jacquelyn Martin/AFP/Getty Images

After years of trying to foster new alliances between Israel and Arab states, the U.S. is now witnessing deep shifts in the Middle East.

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and counterparts from the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt and Morocco took part in a landmark meeting in Israel, amid intense regional concerns over talks to restore the nuclear deal with arch-rival Iran.